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Retina

Endophthalmitis Cases Associated with Mask Wearing

Post-vitrectomy infection increased during the COVID masking period.
June 29, 2022

Nasal Sector Circumpapillary Perfusion a Helpful Early Glaucoma Parameter

Macular changes in both the parafoveal and perifoveal areas indicate that this parameter may be important in the follow-up in patients with early VF findings.
June 29, 2022

AMD May Throw Off Some OCT Measurements

Clinicians managing patients with the nonexudative form of this condition should be aware that drusen can affect segmentation of the inner layers.
June 28, 2022

Choroidal Vascularity Index May Have Implications in Early AMD

The reduction of this measurement could explain the mechanism of progression.
June 28, 2022

Higher Myopia Associated With Optic Disc Crescent

Study shows eyes with inferior temporally located crescents were more myopic.
June 27, 2022

New DR Risk Factor Identified in Patients with Diabetic Kidney Disease

Elevated plasma levels of an amino acid and a lipoprotein were associated with increased risk.
June 27, 2022

Patients With RP at Increased Risk for Open-Angle Glaucoma

Eyecare providers should keep this association in mind when managing this patient population.
June 27, 2022

RNFL Thickness Linked to Elderly Cognitive Performance

This marker may potentially detect impairment in this patient population.
June 24, 2022

Air Pollution’s Effects on AMD Risk Assessed

Exposure from both indoor and outdoor pollutants may modify homeostasis, interfere with the inflammatory response and take direct action on lipid metabolism and oxidative stress in the macula.
June 24, 2022

Hyperreflective Lesions Found in Retinal Layers of COVID-19 Patients

This suggests the retina and choroid could be involved in this population.
June 22, 2022