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Surgery for Adult-Onset Comitant Esotropia Highly Successful Regardless of Approach, Pattern

A recent case series found that the average patient was female, in their mid-thirties, myopic and had moderate esodeviations.
June 17, 2024

Sleep Quality and Eye Health Correlation Well Documented Among Visually Impaired

Despite this, various gaps in research occlude understanding of the bidirectional relationship between ocular conditions and somnolence.
June 17, 2024

Backward Light Scatter Most Influential on Visual Function in Fuchs’

Development of confluent guttae and higher-order aberrations seemed to affect acuity the most, study finds. AS-OCT didn’t seem to help with assessment.
June 14, 2024

Self-Reported Visual ‘Difficulty’ Doesn’t Equal Visual ‘Impairment’

The discrepancy between subjective and objective measures is influenced by patient-level factors, with several groups prone to under/over-reporting their status, study says.
June 14, 2024

Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce RVO Risk

Compared with DPP-4i, patients taking SGLT-2i had a significantly lower incidence of retinal vein occlusion, particularly branch RVO.
June 14, 2024

Physical Activities May Reduce Myopia in Children

Study shows higher levels of exertion were associated with a decreased risk of refractive error.
June 13, 2024

Maintain Eye Health to Support the Brain

More evidence suggests that visual function may be tied to cognitive decline.
June 13, 2024

Compound Posterior Staphyloma in High Myopes Should Be Considered More Advanced

Choroidal and scleral thicknesses were more decreased in this form and patients had a worse visual prognosis compared with the simple form.
June 13, 2024

Chronic Pain Conditions May Share Pathway with Dry Eye

A large meta-analysis found the ocular surface disease was positively linked with more severe symptoms in these patients than in controls.
June 12, 2024

Combined OCT, Tomography Detects Keratoconus in Adolescents Better

Epithelial remodeling may precede changes to anterior corneal surface topography, and identification could enable earlier diagnosis, study finds.
June 12, 2024