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Keratoconus Severity Has Minimal Effect on Endothelium

When comparing eyes across disease stages, a study found only small differences in many of the measured parameters.
September 21, 2021

Sclerals Temporarily Alter Corneal Topography in KCN

Six hours of lens wear can induce corneal changes and edema, which regress back to baseline by the next day, study finds.
September 14, 2021

New Telemed Acuity Test Nets Favorable Results

The outcomes of DigiVis virtual testing and in-office clinical screening were comparable, study finds.
September 13, 2021

Corneal Nerve Damage Triggers Changes in MMP-9 Expression

Researchers warn that MGD could accompany elevated levels of the protein in both eyes following cases of unilateral corneal erosion or neurotrophic keratitis.
September 10, 2021

Infectious Keratitis Post-CXL on the Rise

A case study recently reported an alarming trend of increased resistance to the new quinolone antibiotics.
September 9, 2021

Pregnancy May Cause Temporary Keratoconus Progression in CXL Patients

Within two and a half years after delivery, corneal curvature had returned to normal, study finds.
September 1, 2021

Toric IOLs Get Good Marks for RK Patients

This intraocular lens choice can significantly improve refractive astigmatism in these individuals, researchers suggest.
August 30, 2021

Topical Insulin More Effective in Healing PEDs

The treatment improved speed and success of re-epithelization more than autologous serum drops, study finds.
August 20, 2021

Contact Lens Complications More Commonly Lead to PK

LASIK patients fared better, with an alarming 40% of those who underwent penetrating keratoplasty secondary to lens use going legally blind, researchers found.
August 20, 2021

DSEK Graft Survival Rates Remain High Long-term

At 10 years, this procedure was still successful in 79% of cases, researchers note.
August 19, 2021