Treatment of Noninfectious Posterior Uveitis with Dexamethasone

Noninfectious uveitis involving the posterior segment is an important cause of vision loss. Oral corticosteroid therapy is the mainstay for initial treatment.

Treatment of Noninfectious Posterior Uveitis with Dexamethasone
September 26, 2022
Simple 20-20-20 Screen Rule Really Does Help with Digital Eye Strain

20-20-20 screen rule has been suggested for a long time as a strategy to reduce eye strain while staring at a computer screen.

Simple 20-20-20 Screen Rule Really Does Help with Digital Eye Strain
September 26, 2022
Reusable Contact Lenses Linked to Rare Eye Infection Causing Blindness

People who wear reusable contact lenses are almost four times more likely to develop rare sight-threatening eye infection than those wearing disposable lenses, according to a study led by UCL and Moorfields researchers.

Reusable Contact Lenses Linked to Rare Eye Infection Causing Blindness
September 23, 2022
The Relationship Between Myopia and Conjunctival-Scleral Geometry

Most cases of myopia are associated with excessive axial eye growth. Axial myopia is a condition that develops principally during childhood and early adulthood.

The Relationship Between Myopia and Conjunctival-Scleral Geometry
September 22, 2022
The Role of Simulator Innovation in Presbyopia Treatment

Presbyopia is a natural effect of aging in which a loss of elasticity in the lens of the eye causes far-sightedness.

The Role of Simulator Innovation in Presbyopia Treatment
September 19, 2022
Functional Imaging of Mitochondria

Mitochondria is critical for cellular energy production and homeostasis. Oxidative stress and associated mitochondrial dysfunction are integral components of the pathophysiology of retinal diseases, including diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Functional Imaging of Mitochondria
September 19, 2022
The Genetics & Genomic Studies of Glaucoma

Glaucoma can occur at all ages, with early onset disease (before the age of 40) exhibiting Mendelian inheritance and adult onset forms (developing after age 40) inherited as complex traits.

The Genetics & Genomic Studies of Glaucoma
September 13, 2022
How Bariatric Surgery Changes the Effects of Diabetic Retinopathy

While bariatric surgery was associated with fewer cases of all and sight-threatening DR, early worsening was more severe in patients with existing sight-threatening DR. These findings argue for frequent monitoring during the first postoperative year.

How Bariatric Surgery Changes the Effects of Diabetic Retinopathy
September 12, 2022
How to Combine Laser with Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery for Augmenting the IOP-lowering Effects

Elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is the most significant risk factor for developing glaucoma and the only known risk factor that is currently treatable. In patients who already have glaucoma, reducing IOP slows the progression of the disease.

How to Combine Laser with Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery for Augmenting the IOP-lowering Effects
September 08, 2022
COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Lower Among Adults with Vision, Hearing Disability

COVID-19 vaccine rates are lower among adults with vision or hearing disabilities compared with adults without disabilities, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Lower Among Adults with Vision, Hearing Disability
September 07, 2022
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