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Optic Nerve Head Structure Affected by Birth Status

Pre-term kids with worse refractive errors showed greater minimum rim width and prelaminar tissue thickness.
April 19, 2024

Glucose Control, Renal Function Help Predict Anti-VEGF Treatment Response in DME

Patients with low glomerular filtration rates and high glycated hemoglobin levels fared worse in this study, highlighting the need for continuous monitoring of systemic health.
April 17, 2024

Academy of Ophthalmology Endorses Teleretinal Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy

While this modality was not as robust in detecting DME, studies show it is both accurate and cost-effective for DR.
April 16, 2024

Diabetes Patients Experience Choroidal Microvascular Alterations Before DR

This was observed in early cases of the disease without associated retinopathy.
April 16, 2024

Newly Identified Retinal Biomarker May Reveal Systemic Health Insights

Using AI to characterize the ‘fractal dimension’—or branching patterns—of the vasculature yielded associations with disease prevalence in adults of all ages.
April 16, 2024

Severity Levels of Carotid Artery Stenosis Impact Diabetic Retinopathy

Clinicians should be mindful of possible atherosclerotic changes in patients with PDR, study argues.
April 15, 2024

Similarities and Differences Between Pachychoroid GA and Conventional GA Identified

Understanding these features may help disease diagnosis in Asian populations. Patients with the former subtype were significantly younger, predominantly male and had a slower progression rate.
April 12, 2024

Retinoblastoma Survivors’ Vision Influenced by Race, Insurance

Black and Hispanic kids with public Medicare/Medicaid coverage had worse outcomes.
April 11, 2024

Blindness Incidence for Aggressive Adult-Onset Macular Atrophy Explored

Over half of patients were legally blind according to the US standards, whereas only a quarter met the WHO’s blindness criteria.
April 10, 2024

Parkinson’s Disease Shows Distinct Retinal Thinning

The pattern was different compared with primary open-angle glaucoma patients.
April 3, 2024