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Which Glaucoma Therapies Reduce Endothelial Cell Density?

Study finds procedures that don’t require implantation of a device typically have little effect, while those that do tend to have greater impact.
April 12, 2021

Beware Fast RNFL Thinning During Initial Glaucoma Follow-Up

Sign significantly predicts concurrent VF worsening in SAP.
April 12, 2021

Sex Differences Found in Aqueous Humor Diabetic Biomarkers

Males may have a more inflammatory phenotype than females.
April 12, 2021

Retinal Biomarkers May Predict Early Alzheimer’s

Cognitively normal adults with cerebral Aβ deposits had both structural and functional changes in this part of the eye.
April 9, 2021

Pupil Tracking Spots Early Glaucoma

A computerized eye-tracker measuring steady-state pupil oscillations distinguished glaucomatous eyes from healthy controls.
April 9, 2021

Vision Impairment Associated with Memory Loss

Distance acuity decline in particular was linked with recall difficulties, in a study of US and Chinese populations.
April 9, 2021

Youth with Aqueous Deficient DED Prone to Corneal Damage

Gender, diabetes and autoimmune disease status also played a role.
April 8, 2021

Disparities in Eye Care Access Persist in Underserved Populations

Financial, logistical and awareness barriers were the most commonly cited reasons for underutilization.
April 8, 2021

Dry Eye Notably Higher in Women and Blue-Collar Workers

Study also suggests greater prevalence in unemployed people and those with obesity, suggesting a person’s condition—not individual factors—contribute significantly.
April 8, 2021

Astigmatism Predicts Corneal Scarring after CXL

A greater tendency for stromal haze development following the procedure was determined in eyes with thinner corneas and higher K readings.
April 7, 2021