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Ocular Surface Microbiome Altered in Corneal Disease

The pathogenesis of certain conditions has been gradually recognized to be linked to this factor.
September 29, 2023

Advanced Corneal Measurements Could Help Detect VF Progression

Stress-strain index and some indicators of scleral rigidity, measured at one month after initiation of latanoprost monotherapy, could be used as biomarkers.
September 27, 2023

Ocular Astigmatism Changes Occur After Mid-40s

Changes from with-the-rule astigmatism in younger ages were three times more likely to pass through oblique astigmatism than sphere-only prescriptions towards against-the-rule in older ages, study shows.
September 27, 2023

Long-term Outcomes Sustainable After Bilateral DMEK for FED

Study shows within the first five years, the same complication may rarely occur in the contralateral eye.
September 18, 2023

Ocular Pain Linked to Mental Health

Patients’ experience of complex syndromes involving corneal nerves may be exacerbated by trauma and depression.
September 6, 2023

Advancing Age Reduces Corneal Nerve Metrics, Alters Cell Morphology

Researchers advise that these effects should be considered when evaluating patients with neuropathy in this part of the eye.
September 5, 2023

PACD Eyes Post-LPI Experience Anterior Chamber Changes

Continuous monitoring of these patients with AS-OCT should be considered mandatory.
September 1, 2023

Corneal Sensitivity Impaired in PDR Eyes, Not Reversed With Anti-VEGF Therapy

Assessment should be a standard screening test, as it may identify patients at risk for additional complications, such as diabetic keratopathy.
September 1, 2023

Corneal Changes in Graves’ Disease Likely Due to Inflammation

Supporting this theory, researchers noted differences in several parameters of patients with inactive vs. active disease.
August 28, 2023

Multifocal Contacts for Myopia Pose Minimal Visual Problems

A thorough patient survey of BLINK study subjects found no clinically distinguishable differences vs. single vision lens wear, despite statistical significance.
August 28, 2023