Cornea

Frequency of HZO in the US Doubles

Older, female and Caucasian patients are at greater risk, study reveals.
05/20/2019

VKC Treatment Takes a Toll

One-third needed surgery and one-third went blind due to steroid-induced glaucoma, a recent study observed.
05/20/2019

Contacts Keep Surgery at Bay in Some Dystrophies

Therapeutic lenses slowed nodular lesion progression in gelatinous drop-like corneal dystrophy but didn’t improve visual acuity.
05/15/2019

Pinpointing the Problem

Amiodarone doesn’t usually have a significant effect on vision. But be more vigilant when it’s used in a patient with other acuity-reducing issues.
05/15/2019

Research Disputes Popular Pterygia Theory

Investigators disprove a long-suspected explanation.
05/03/2019

Scleral Users at Lower Risk of Keratoplasty

This finding may encourage their use for keratoconus patients.
05/03/2019

Clues to Pellucid Marginal Degeneration Identified

These parameters can help differentiate it from keratoconus.
05/01/2019

Corneal Herpes Cases on the Rise

Research shows adult Caucasian women have the highest incidence.
05/01/2019

Statin Therapy Yields Higher Corneal Clarity

Patients in their 60s on this therapy had the clearest corneas.
04/30/2019

Corneal Opacity Treatment Goes High-Tech

An intraocular projector could bring bionic capabilities to patients who are poor candidates for other therapies.
04/30/2019

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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