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Optometry Needed More in Urgent Referral Care

The overburdened and dwindling subspecialty of neuro-ophthalmology inevitably means that ODs will see more patients who require prompt, accurate triaging.
September 27, 2023

Lit Review Sheds Light on Early Myopic Maculopathy

Fundus tessellations’ prevalence varied from 43% to 94%, with an older demographic.
September 26, 2023

Short- and Long-term Anti-VEGF Outcomes Differ in BRVO

For the latter, predictors of visual acuity included an intact EZ band and foveal bulge.
September 25, 2023

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Improves VA in RAO Patients

This unconventional method was found safe and effective when administered twice daily until revascularization of the central retinal artery.
September 21, 2023

OCT-A Modification Reveals Retinal Capillaries in FAZ

Extending the time between scans allows the slower blood flow in this region to be imaged, which could potentially help distinguish diseased eyes earlier.
September 20, 2023

Choroidal Assessment Helps Stratify Complication Risk in High Myopia

Researchers found that a baseline thickness cutoff of 40μm was significantly associated with the presence of myopic maculopathies.
September 15, 2023

Real-world Results of Gene Therapy Show Its Merits in Hereditary Vision Loss

Subretinal injection of voretigene neparvovec achieved stable median BCVA and mean retinal thickness, and improvements in low-level luminance VA up to 32 months, but new chorioretinal atrophy appeared in 50% of treated eyes.
September 14, 2023

Vitreous Detachment Can Be CRVO Prognostic Biomarker

Eyes with the two conditions on presentation had significantly lower macular thickness and lower one-year injection burden.
September 13, 2023

Study Finds OCT Biomarker to Signal Exudative Conversion in PCV

Increased RPE protrusion height in polyps may be a reliable and intuitive predictor, findings suggest.
September 13, 2023

Late Recurrence of Retinal Detachment is Rare, Associated with Worse Visual Outcomes

Study finds this condition is characterized by small anterior breaks and, in some cases, can be difficult to visualize.
September 11, 2023