Handheld OCT Is a Noninvasive Imaging Tool for Evaluation of Infantile Nystagmus
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Handheld OCT has the potential to simplify the evaluation of children with infantile nystagmus and diagnose retinal abnormalities without the use of more invasive procedures ..read more
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Certain Hypoglycemic Agents May Be Linked With a Greater Risk of PDR and DME
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4d ago
In patients with diabetes, GLP-1 agonists can help manage blood sugar levels but they might also be associated with higher odds of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) and diabetic macular edema (DME ..read more
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Week in Review: Wartime Injuries and Cataract Risk, Diabetic Retinopathy in Young Adults, Uveitis in Children With Down Syndrome
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4d ago
Traumatic cataract can appear long after injuries received in battle, diabetic retinopathy is increasing among US adults below the age of 40, and children with Down syndrome may not be as prone to uveitis as previously thought ..read more
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Type of Keratoplasty May Affect Risk of Endophthalmitis for Some Older Americans
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5d ago
Though the risk of endophthalmitis was low overall, this large-scale study among Medicare recipients saw much higher odds associated with penetrating keratoplasty and anterior lamellar keratoplasty ..read more
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Earlier Eye Patching May Be Beneficial for Children With Newly Diagnosed Amblyopia
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6d ago
Some children with amblyopia may derive more benefit from high-intensity early eye patching than from an extended period of wearing eyeglasses prior to patching ..read more
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Patients Treated With Teprotumumab Show Good Outcomes After Strabismus Surgery
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1w ago
This is the first published study to report the outcomes of strabismic diplopia surgery in patients with thyroid eye disease who have undergone a course of teprotumumab therapy ..read more
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Sociodemographic Factors Continue to Influence US Pediatric Eye Care Access
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2w ago
A cross-sectional study investigated the associations between sociodemographic and health characteristics and receipt of eye care among children and adolescents in the United States ..read more
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Receiving the Recombinant Zoster Vaccine Could Lead to a Small Risk of HZO Recurrence
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2w ago
A retrospective cohort study investigated the rate of herpes zoster ophthalmicus (HZO) recurrence following recombinant zoster vaccine administration ..read more
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Week in Review: COVID-19 Infection and Retinal Damage, Low-Dose Aspirin and AMD, Retinal Vessel Abnormalities in Multiple Sclerosis
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2w ago
The SARS-CoV-2 virus is found to cross the blood–retina barrier, taking daily low-dose aspirin may not be protective against developing AMD, and patients with multiple sclerosis appear to have fewer small-size retinal vessels than the general population ..read more
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Prolonged Supine Positioning After DMEK Surgery May Not Improve Graft Attachment
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2w ago
A randomized control study found no difference in Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) outcomes in patients who remained supine for 5 days after surgery vs those who were supine for only 1 day ..read more
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