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Retina

Steroid Treatment Post-CSC Remains High

Nearly 12% of patients were prescribed a corticosteroid within a year of their CSC diagnosis, despite recommendations against it.
July 14, 2020

Artery Occlusion Care Falls Short of Guidelines

The Academy recommends carotid ultrasound, echocardiogram, MRI and emergency room referral as key to an RAO work-up.
July 14, 2020

Obesity Linked with Thinner Choroids in Women

Study finds relationship between increased BMI and a decrease of the outer retinal layer thickness.
July 14, 2020

Risk Factors Identified for Post-op AMD

Females and the elderly may be at greater risk for developing wet AMD after cataract surgery.
July 10, 2020

Pilocarpine 1% Could Reduce Choroidal Thickness

Eyes with short axial lengths and thicker choroids appear to have the best results.
July 10, 2020

Eyes May Hold Clues to Kidney Disease Diagnosis

Renal patients had higher arterial oxygen saturation than healthy individuals.
July 2, 2020

IOP Spikes Minimal with Anti-VEGF Use

Eyes with preexisting glaucoma had more IOP elevations at 12 and 24 months.
July 1, 2020

Genetics Hamper Anti-VEGF Outcomes in DME

Differences in six genes was linked with sub-par outcomes.
July 1, 2020

AI-assisted DR Screening Reduces Referrals

A new system demonstrated 100% sensitivity in detecting an abnormal result.
June 30, 2020

Pre-op OCT May Predict Post-op Visual Recovery

Retinal features point to long-term visual outcomes following pituitary tumor removal.
June 25, 2020