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Culturing, Biopsy Complementary Tools for Diagnosing Infectious Keratitis

Using just one method will miss about 30% of time, study says. Combining them, if feasible, improves your odds greatly.
June 23, 2022

Black Race, Smoking, Insurance Type Associated With Repeat Keratoplasty

Overall rate of second surgeries was 17% at five years.
June 23, 2022

OCT Map Patterns Can Diagnose Keratoconus with Accuracy

Routine use in suspects might reveal subclinical cases, study suggests.
June 16, 2022

One in Five Patients Has Low-Grade Corneal Guttata Post-DMEK

However, the condition had minimal to no effect on the clinical outcomes of the procedure in this study.
June 10, 2022

Study Identifies Risk Factors Linked to Worse Outcomes in Scleritis Patients

Older age and Black race were among the characteristics associated with poor visual acuity.
June 8, 2022

Unilateral CXL an Acceptable Alternative in Certain Scenarios

With close monitoring of the non-progressing fellow eye, this approach is safe and effective.
June 7, 2022

OCT Highly Accurate in Measuring Corneal Astigmatism in Keratoconus

Study suggests this option may offer greater precision than Scheimpflug imaging.
June 6, 2022

Relatives of Keratoconus Patients Have Increased Disease Risk

As this can influence refractive surgery outcomes, researchers emphasized the importance of screening for family history of KCN.
June 3, 2022

Reduced HOAs Post-CXL Linked to Better Binocular Performance

These patients with keratoconus saw a significant improvement in stereoacuity post-treatment.
June 1, 2022

Accelerated CXL May Be More Beneficial in Pediatric Keratoconus

Improvements in visual acuity were observed among children followed for three years post-treatment.
May 31, 2022