Research

Dysbiosis More Common in Ocular Surface Microbiota of Allergy Patients

An increased prevalence of an organisms called Blautia was associated with conjunctival reaction.
12/17/2021

Vascular Plexus Blood Flow Adapts to Metabolic Changes

This structure was observed through OCT-A to regulate vessel density in response to both hyperoxia and hypoxia.
12/16/2021

New Patient Questionnaire Helps Quantify IOL Side Effects

Known as “QUVID,” it may help clinicians identify the optimal lens design and features to limit complications, study finds.
11/15/2021

VOMS Demonstrates High Accuracy in Concussion Identification

Vestibular oculomotor screening may be a more effective way to pinpoint and treat this traumatic brain injury, research shows.
11/11/2021

License Holders May Not Always Have Adequate Vision

Researchers recommend changes to driving qualification and renewal procedures.
11/05/2021

Skin Pigmentation Plays Role in Effectiveness of Cycloplegics

Study shows cyclopentolate 1% combined with tropicamide 1% provides more accurate refractive outcomes.
11/02/2021

Poorer Vision Associated With Heart Disease Risk

This finding highlights the need for improvements in coronary heart disease prevention and management, study suggests.
10/28/2021

Vision Impairment Connected to Food Insecurity

Study found this association was more prominent in older adults.
10/21/2021

E-cigarette Use Associated With Visual Impairment

Just like the elevated risk traditional cigarettes pose, this alternative—which contains nicotine—may also increase the chances of ocular disease, research suggests.
10/01/2021

Progress Towards a Consensus on Conjunctivitis

Better research methodology and standardized protocols are needed to ensure high quality recommendations, review study says.
09/10/2021