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Face Mask Wear Can Disrupt the Tear Film

It reduced noninvasive TBUT by 1.5 seconds in moderate and severe DED patients.
08/03/2021

Long COVID Patients Can Show Corneal Changes

Nerve fiber loss and dendritic cell increases were found in 55% of people who experienced neurological symptoms at four weeks post-infection.
08/03/2021

One in 10 Keratoconic Kids Progress After CXL

Experts argue for treatment as early as possible to encourage the best outcomes.
08/03/2021

Increased Reliance on OCT Valuable for nAMD Diagnosis

Routinely conducted visual function tests performed poorly in the detection of new onset, study reports.
08/02/2021

Music Listening Pre-Cataract Surgery Reduces Stress and Tachycardia

Individuals in the intervention group had roughly 39% fewer hypertensive events during the procedure.
08/02/2021

Acute PVD Complications Lower in Comprehensive Eye Care Settings

Just 9.7% of patients had retinal tears or detachments compared to 22% in retinal subspecialty practices.
08/02/2021

Influential Factors in Myopia Aren’t Clear-cut

While outdoor time may help, near work can offset its benefits, study reaffirms.
07/30/2021

Recurring ROP Reported in Infants After Anti-VEGF Treatment

Severe presentations were the most common result of treatment failure, with a significant proportion occurring later in the course.
07/30/2021

ERM Increases Risk of Unfavorable Outcomes in Macular Hole Surgery

Specifically, the location of the membrane and the presence of epiretinal proliferation may affect success.
07/30/2021

Most Informative Keratoconus YouTube Videos Least Popular

Conversely, frequently viewed content often missed the mark—even some posted by doctors.
07/29/2021

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