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Cornea

Culture-negative Keratitis Causes Less Severe Infection

Factors associated with worse outcomes included diabetes, poor presenting visual acuity and positive cultures, study shows.
December 1, 2022

Ectasia Common After PK for Keratoconus

Corneal shape change—sometimes by as much as 7.00D—shown to happen three to five years after operation, earlier than recorded before.
November 29, 2022

Annular Dark Shadow Assessment Useful in Diagnosing Keratoconus

The height of the finding was significantly correlated with keratoconus severity, study shows.
November 28, 2022

Single-hand Eyelid Eversion Tool for MG Assessment

Called the Meivertor, it uses disposable tips to help eliminate contamination.
November 18, 2022

Epithelial Variability Most Useful in KC Progression

Differences in minimum and maximum epithelium points seem to be independent of changes in the maximum keratometry and the thinnest pachymetric point of the cornea.
November 17, 2022

Study Evaluates Scleral Lens Practice Trends

Most lenses prescribed are at least 16mm in diameter with an advanced landing zone design, and hydrogen peroxide disinfectants are most often recommended.
November 15, 2022

Asymptomatic MGD Might Not Be a Concern for LASIK

These patients achieved similar post-op outcomes as patients without the condition.
November 14, 2022

Corneal Endothelial Cell Size, Density Negatively Affected by Diabetes

Study shows this relationship and argues it may warrant a corneal evaluation before intraocular surgery in such patients.
November 11, 2022

Lid Wiper Epitheliopathy Just Became Easier to Assess

A set of reference photos documenting each level of severity could prove useful in clinical practice.
November 4, 2022

Posterior Segment Alterations Identified in Early-stage Keratoconus

Affected eyes had impaired vasculature, suggesting that the disease might be better considered a collagen disease not limited to the cornea.
November 2, 2022