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Twenty-year Study on Corneal Fungal Infections Shows Shifting Patterns

Candida, Aspergillus and Fusarium were the most common organisms. Patients with filamentous keratitis had different risk factors, better outcomes and decreased need for surgical intervention compared to yeast keratitis.
April 22, 2024

Study: Epi-off Accelerated CXL Yields Good Results

Over a 10-year follow-up period, resumption of progression was only seen in 9.1% and haze in 7.4% of subjects.
April 17, 2024

New Drug Combination Successful Against Bacterial Keratitis

Researchers show it eliminated the most common and multidrug-resistant pathogens of this common corneal infection.
April 2, 2024

Higher IOP, Altered Corneal Biomechanics Found in Overweight and Obese Children

Such distinctions may make these individuals more prone to developing glaucoma in the long-term, researchers suggest, although no anatomical evidence was found at present.
March 27, 2024

Myopia Could Impose Increased Stress on Corneal Endothelium

A recent study discovered higher degrees of polymegethism and pleomorphism in subjects with deeper anterior chambers.
March 21, 2024

Study Finds Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ocular Trauma, Surgery All Raise PUK Risk

Also, the time to resolution was significantly shorter in women and those with autoimmune etiologies, the latter perhaps because of greater vigilance in vulnerable patients.
March 19, 2024

Body Stature Found to Influence Ocular Biometrics in Preschoolers

Conducted in China, this research indicated taller and heavier individuals had greater axial length and flatter corneas—but no corresponding increase in refractive error.
March 11, 2024

Study Identifies Tomographic Risk Factors for Corneal Hydrops

Steep keratometry and thin corneas predispose patients to this complication.
March 7, 2024

Softer Corneas Associated with Thinner RNFLs

Biomechanical assessments could help diagnose optic neuropathy, study finds.
February 28, 2024

ChatGPT Becoming More Accurate in Eye Care Diagnosis

Its latest version showed improvement in the diagnosis of corneal eye diseases but didn’t outperform human experts.
February 27, 2024