Ranibizumab Modification Effective Against CRVO Identified

Researchers noted a reduction in retinal hemorrhage, neovascularization and papillary swelling.

Smoking During Pregnancy Linked to Thinner RNFL in Young Adulthood

Adverse ocular effects from in utero exposure may continue to affect the child as they get older, researchers suggest.

Retinal Surgery Has a Carbon Footprint

Gas tamponade seems an unlikely culprit, but the amount of wasted gas left behind in too-large canisters is contributing to global carbon emissions.

CVI Impairment Predicts GA Progression

Association during two-year follow-up demonstrates potential biomarker in evaluating intervention efficacy.

Anti-VEGF Drug Reservoir Device Meets Primary Endpoints

The Port Delivery System demonstrated noninferiority and equivalent efficacy to monthly ranibizumab injections for wet AMD patients.

Reading Performance Takes a Hit in GA Patients

Speed declines as BCVA does, study shows.

​​COVID-19 Increases Risk of Retinal Microvasculopathy

Using OCT-A to assess the posterior segment for vascular changes in infected patients may help prevent further issues down the line.

Thick Choroid, Sclera in CSCR Linked to Suprachoroidal Fluid

Anterior scleral depth was significantly greater in these patients, study finds.

Aflibercept Ranks Above Ranibizumab in Eyes with CRVO

Both drugs effectively improved visual acuity and reduced central subfield thickness, research finds.

Retinal Changes Not Connected to COVID-19

Though previously believed to be causative, ocular findings in patients who tested positive were brought on by pre-existing conditions, a recent study shows.

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