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Systemic Disease

Uveitis Literature Unclear on Extent of Disease

Methodologies vary widely, such that it’s difficult to draw any definitive conclusions about the disease’s prevalence and incidence.
April 7, 2021

Unique Tear Breakup Dynamics Found in Thyroid Eye Disease

Line patterns were the most common among patients with this condition, suggesting lacrimal gland involvement.
March 19, 2021

Multiple Sclerosis Eyes at Risk for Optic Nerve Thinning

Regardless of history, these patients had significantly decreased lamina cribrosa and peripapillary RNFL thicknesses.
March 19, 2021

Vascular Dysregulation More Common in NTG Patients

These individuals could be at risk for systemic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease.
February 9, 2021

Sjögren’s Patients with Scleritis Require Closer Monitoring

This diagnosis is associated with a greater risk of developing vision-threatening corneal complications, researchers suggest.
January 19, 2021

Targeted Dexamethasone May Help With MG

The cure rate was 85.7% in this small, prospective study of Chinese patients.
November 12, 2020

Identify Sjögren’s With Four Questions

A simple screening questionnaire could help you catch these patients earlier than ever before.
October 27, 2020

Dementia Patients Fare Well with Cataract Surgery

Study finds these individuals are not at a higher risk for post-op complications.
September 7, 2020

Severe Sleep Apnea Leads to Corneal Changes

Study suggests intraocular procedures should be done with caution in these individuals.
June 24, 2020

Retinopathy Progression Tied to Uptick in Cardiovascular Issues

Investigation found retinal-vascular pathology was associated with macrovascular disease.
June 19, 2020