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Severe Photophobia from Migraines Impacts Work Productivity

This exasperating symptom was associated with higher disability and impairment.
August 21, 2023

Pregnancy-related Weight Gain Carries Lower Papilledema Risk in IIH

Researchers suggest this could be related to a difference in weight distribution or hormonal changes.
August 9, 2023

Emergency Departments Strained by Neuro-ophth Referral Consults

Study finds patients are flocking to hospitals due to the subspecialty’s shortage of providers nationwide.
August 9, 2023

Macular OCT Helps Distinguish Maculopathy from Optic Neuropathy

Especially in the presence of normal RNFL thickness, the scan could simplify differential diagnosis, experts say. Doctors are also advised to order neuroimaging with contrast to rule out compressive lesions.
July 28, 2023

Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome Linked with Alzheimer’s

As indicated by higher instances of brain atrophy, patients displayed greater rates of the neurodegenerative disease.
June 14, 2023

Study Identifies OCT Parameters to Help Distinguish Between Neuropathies

Minimum rim width can help optometrists differentiate patients with NAION and GON.
May 24, 2023

Ocular Torsional Instability May Signal Ocular Motor Dysfunction

Depending on whether strabismus is present, neuroimaging may be warranted to rule out causes of neurological disease.
May 18, 2023

Glaucoma Linked to Decreased Dementia Risk

This association was present in multiple open-angle subtypes.
May 5, 2023

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