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Macular OCT Parameters Help More with Later-Stage Glaucoma

Ganglion cell complex thickness and foveal avascular zone measurements were linked to worse VA in POAG.
May 20, 2022

Visual Acuity Outcomes in CRVO Unaffected by VEGF Inhibitor Type

In addition, roughly half of patients needed treatment beyond three years despite the choice of drug.
May 20, 2022

Increased Risk of Cardio Problems Found in Recent RVO Patients

The debut of anti-VEGF therapy may have contributed, study says.
May 17, 2022

Lamellar Macular Hole May Develop With Retinoschisis

Study shows these combined conditions are more susceptible to anatomical progression in highly myopic eyes.
May 17, 2022

East Asian Eyes Develop More DR Lesions

A predominantly peripheral distribution was most common in these patients.
May 13, 2022

Rapid Macular Thinning an Early Sign of HCQ Toxicity

Sequential full retinal thickness plots of the ETDRS zones enable objective assessments of this early structural change several years before conventional signs appear.
May 13, 2022

Reticular Pseudodrusen Identified as AMD Risk Factor

Smaller amounts of these retinal deposits increased the likelihood of progression.
May 11, 2022

Type of Health Coverage May Affect Anti-VEGF Adherence

When costs associated with injections aren’t a concern for patients, loss to follow-up may decrease.
May 9, 2022

DR, Chronic Kidney Disease Go Hand-in-Hand

Older age and higher body mass index were associated with the latter, and those with a higher fasting glucose level were more likely to have diabetic retinopathy.
May 6, 2022

DME Eyes Have Poorer Response to Anti-VEGF

Decreased outer retinal thickness was more likely to be present in patients undergoing this therapy.
May 5, 2022