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Alcohol Consumption Disrupts Ocular Surface

The study group experienced a decrease in tear film stability after drinking.
11/27/2020

ERs Unequipped to Manage Ocular Conditions

The tests personnel were able to conduct often didn’t match the results of consulted ophthalmologists.
11/27/2020

Stroke-induced Vision Loss Lacks Effective Treatment

Visual perception training did not result in a difference between sighted and hemianopic fields.
11/27/2020

Tear Breakup Dynamics May Hold Key to DED Treatment

A dot pattern indicated the ocular surface should be targeted, while a random pattern suggested focusing on the tear film.
11/26/2020

Location of VF Damage Predicts Lifestyle Difficulties

Central vision loss had the most significant impact on glaucoma patients.
11/26/2020

Exercise Delays Retinal Ganglion Cell Breakdown

Brain protein upregulation effectively slowed neurodegeneration in rat eyes.
11/26/2020

Race Plays Role in Myopia Severity

Children from East/Southeast Asia progressed significantly faster than white patients.
11/25/2020

Omega-3s Deliver Promising Results in DED

A more moderate daily dosage may be the most effective therapy for these patients.
11/25/2020

Healthy Kids Suffer From Abnormal Ocular Surfaces, Too

Almost a third of these patients were diagnosed with dry eye.
11/25/2020

MK Risk Elevated After Corneal Transplant

These patients had a graft infection rate of 4.77%, with gram-positive organisms being the main culprit.
11/24/2020

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