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VI Associated with Two-fold Greater Risk of Chronic Disease

This association seemed to persist no matter the age group, study finds.
September 28, 2021

Obesity Poses Increased Risk for Cranial Nerve Palsy

More aggressive medical intervention may be warranted among high-risk patients, research suggests.
September 28, 2021

Outer Retinal Changes May Reflect Poor VA in DME

Early identification of these OCT biomarkers may help dictate therapy, investigators say.
September 28, 2021

Endophthalmitis Risk Higher Among Older Patients, Minorities

Further studies are needed to understand disparities in outcomes, research suggests.
September 27, 2021

​​Characteristics of Low-tension Disc Hemorrhage Identified

Female gender, Asian descent and NTG diagnosis were among the risk factors, researchers note.
September 27, 2021

MIGS Less Cost-efficient than Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries, SLT

Based on cost per 1mm Hg IOP reduction at one year, trabeculectomy performed best, study reports.
September 27, 2021

Kids with Severe Cerebral VI Less Likely to be Prescribed Glasses

On the flipside, those with milder cases generally didn’t have significant refractive error warranting correction but still received a prescription for spectacle lenses, study finds.
September 24, 2021

Myopic Refractive Error is Top Predictor of MMD

A recent analysis found that older age, female gender, lower education level and longer axial length were also risk factors.
September 24, 2021

Glare Disability Disproportionately Affects Glaucoma Patients

Mobility performance was significantly reduced under these conditions, research shows.
September 24, 2021

Clinical Guidelines Developed for NK Diagnosis, Management

An expert panel recently put together suggestions to help reverse the damage associated with this disease.
September 23, 2021