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Apolipoprotein Not Always Indicative of Glaucoma

Researchers looking at the E4 allele found its incidence yielded a negative correlation to the disease but noted its possible contribution to neuronal loss.
February 15, 2023

Cup-to-Disc Ratio Associated with Optic Nerve, Brain Aging

Enlarged cupping in women without glaucoma could possibly provide a surrogate measure of pathologic changes and cognitive function.
January 17, 2023

Visits for Flashes and Floaters Strain Emergency Services, Study Finds

Researchers hope that developing a more informed triage strategy can increase efficiency for the healthcare system.
December 23, 2022

Early Dementia May Be Detectable Through Ocular Signs

Despite this possibility, much more research is needed to determine the best diagnostic criteria.
November 22, 2022

Body Mass Index Helps Predict OSA Severity

The condition is more common among men with IIH, study finds.
November 3, 2022

Older Age, Arterial Hypertension Associated With Arteritic Optic Neuropathy

These and other variables can help distinguish this condition from its non-arteritic counterpart.
October 26, 2022

Literature Review Summarizes How Alzheimer’s May Affect the Eye

Its effects on the brain may cause retrograde neuronal degeneration of the optic nerve and deterioration of the RNFL and choroid.
October 25, 2022

IIH Patients With Anemia Have Worse Visual Function

Study suggests obtaining blood counts for those with papilledema as it may influence the final outcome.
October 24, 2022

Middle Maculopathy Helps Differentiate Ischemic Optic Neuropathies

The finding was present only in arteritic AION in a recent study.
October 13, 2022

Neuroimaging Shines Light on Chronic Ocular Surface Pain, Photophobia

New research using fMRI found that trigeminal nociceptive pathways may contribute to the conditions, and anesthesia seemed to have a modulating effect.
October 12, 2022