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Stroke Associated with Increased Prevalence of Ocular Disease

Findings also revealed a close relationship with mild to moderate and severe visual impairment in individuals with hypertension.
September 26, 2022

Patient Questionnaire Helps Assess Visual Effects of Parkinson’s

Routine use can help identify issues even in subclinical disease.
September 20, 2022

Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes Ocular Surface Changes

These occur in both eyes despite the unilaterality of the condition, suggesting a bilateral mechanism, study says.
September 15, 2022

Fibromyalgia Signs Visible in Retina

Spectral-domain OCT parameters enabled the identification of affected eyes.
September 1, 2022

Cardiovascular Health May Predict Ocular Health

Some modifiable risk factors were associated with thinning of the retina and likelihood of glaucoma.
August 17, 2022

Cancer Drug Associated with Adverse Ocular Events

These widely used agents may increase the risk of epiphora, CME and optic neuropathy, study finds.
August 15, 2022

Retinal Imaging Helps Predict Heart Attack Risk

Photos obtained in eye clinics could be useful secondary referral tools to identify at-risk patients.
February 8, 2022

Anemia Common in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Patients

Researchers suggest a direct relationship between the two after more than half of study cases cleared up with treatment only addressing the underlying anemia.
December 23, 2021

First-line Echinocandins Effective Against Candida

Ocular candidiasis responded best to this antifungal treatment within 12 hours, study finds.
October 1, 2021

VI Associated with Two-fold Greater Risk of Chronic Disease

This association seemed to persist no matter the age group, study finds.
September 28, 2021