Retina

Macular Edema Progresses Independently of DR

Retinopathy progression may depend more on fluctuations in the volume of the extracellular space of the inner nuclear layer of the retina.
05/13/2021

Ultra-widefield Imaging Falls Short in DME Detection

The addition of SD-OCT increased macular diagnoses by 62%, study reports.
05/11/2021

Vitreomacular Abnormalities May Contribute to CI-DME Formation

Further studies are needed to more accurately pinpoint edema’s relationship with PDR, researchers note.
05/07/2021

Males More Likely to Develop Retinal Breaks After Acute PVD

Phakic eyes and peripheral degeneration were also associated with a higher rate of complications, specifically detachments, study shows.
05/07/2021

Optic Disc Types Show Different Rates of RNFL Thinning

Glaucoma patients with senile sclerotic and focal ischemic phenotypes progressed the fastest.
05/03/2021

Study Delves into Pathologic Myopia’s Choroidal Effects

About 30% of eyes with the condition had macular neovascularization, researchers report.
04/30/2021

Patient Age Affects CNV Appearance on OCT

The odds of uveitic, myopic and AMD-associated new vessel growth increase significantly with age.
04/29/2021

Pneumatic Retinopexy Linked With Highest RRD Reoperation Rate

Surgeons should consider this in their procedure selection process, researchers suggest.
04/27/2021

Obesity Linked to Optic Neuritis Severity in Males with MS

Serum leptin and estrogen levels were also associated with the ocular condition in men, but not in women.
04/23/2021

Retinal Thickness Variation Predicts Poor Visual Outcomes in AMD

Frequency of anti-VEGF administration matters less than achieving anatomical stability, study finds.
04/22/2021

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May 13, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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