Bariatric Surgery Exacerbates PDR

Patients develop more eye complications, such as intraocular hemorrhage, glaucoma and retinal vein occlusion.

Look for a Reduction in CNFL in Diabetes Patients

People with prediabetes also show early signs of a reduction in corneal nerve fiber length.

Something or Nothing?

Tech may be aiming to take over disease screenings, but artificial intelligence is no match for the human kind.

OCT-A on Par with FA for New Vessel Growth

The noninvasive technique even showed greater sensitivity in some cases.

DR Severity Drives Post-op Visual Acuity Gains

Still, this wasn’t always the case in eyes with a higher baseline VA before the procedure.

AI Now an ADA Standard

The technology is touted as a viable alternative to traditional screening approaches for DR.

Supermarkets Embrace AI Exams for Diabetic Retinopathy

Ready or not, a major chain is bringing the technology into its stores.

OCT-A Artifacts Common in DR

The most often seen involved shadow, defocus and movement.

Nerve Loss May Indicate Kidney Problems

Study found reduced corneal nerve fiber density was tied to low creatinine blood levels in patients with diabetes.

Therapy Reduces DR Risk in OSA Patients

CPAP lowers the prevalence of this condition by 10%.

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March 21, 2020

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