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Cornea

Epi-On CXL Associated With Fewer Post-op Complications

The standard epi-off procedure, however, remains more effective, study finds.
January 7, 2021

Acne Medication Induces Corneal Remodeling

Isotretinoin altered several ocular parameters that returned to baseline values after drug discontinuation.
December 29, 2020

New CXL Approach May Expand Candidate Pool

This technique can treat corneas as thin as 214μm.
December 23, 2020

ROCK Inhibitors Offer Therapeutic Solution in Fuchs’

Ripasudil stimulated corneal endothelial cell proliferation and migration.
December 23, 2020

Study Highlights Improved Outcomes of Endothelial Keratoplasty

These patients had decreased medication burden and IOP following the procedure vs. full-thickness procedures.
December 22, 2020

Higher BMI Linked to Keratoconus

Obese and overweight adolescents were more likely to develop the condition.
December 22, 2020

Novel Eye Drop Treats Corneal Lesions

The majority of acute and chronic conditions improved with umbilical cord blood–derived drops.
December 21, 2020

Imaging Technique Affects Keratoconus Measures

Corneal power and astigmatism values are associated with the area of measurement and calculation method used, study finds.
December 18, 2020

Beware of Eye Rubbing’s Role in Keratoconus

While there are several risk factors for the condition, patients can limit or avoid this one with proper education.
December 15, 2020

Smartphone Use May Cause Vergence Adaptation Issues

Intensive near work induces against-the-rule corneal astigmatism, study finds.
December 11, 2020