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Most Ophthalmology Researchers Don’t Disclose Conflicts of Interest

A study found that in medical journal articles, nearly two-thirds reported none and only 1% reported all.
November 3, 2022

Topical Version of Parkinson’s Drug Being Studied for Myopia Control

A Phase I trial finds no evidence of adverse effects from levodopa/carbidopa on ocular tissues.
October 17, 2022

DME, RVO Trials Underrepresent Minority Groups

Although the rate varied by degree for each demographic, Hispanics in particular are poorly reflected in the literature.
October 11, 2022

Stem Cells Help Reveal GA’s Genetic Markers

The molecular signatures could potentially be used for treatment screenings using patient-derived RPE cells.
August 8, 2022

Exercise Habits Do Not Impact Ocular Vessel Stiffness

However, study findings confirmed the effects of aging on ocular circulation.
April 27, 2022

Mental Illness in Children, Teens Associated With Eye Disease

Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and depression were risk factors.
March 22, 2022

Higher Resolution Screens May Reduce Digital Eye Strain

They induced less accommodative lag in a recent study.
February 21, 2022

Dysbiosis More Common in Ocular Surface Microbiota of Allergy Patients

An increased prevalence of an organisms called Blautia was associated with conjunctival reaction.
December 17, 2021

Vascular Plexus Blood Flow Adapts to Metabolic Changes

This structure was observed through OCT-A to regulate vessel density in response to both hyperoxia and hypoxia.
December 16, 2021

New Patient Questionnaire Helps Quantify IOL Side Effects

Known as “QUVID,” it may help clinicians identify the optimal lens design and features to limit complications, study finds.
November 15, 2021