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Systemic Disease

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Common Among IIH Patients

Despite this association, the condition was not found to influence long-term vision or headache prognosis.
May 25, 2023

Cholesterol Medications Increase Glaucoma Risk

Patients on this regimen may require screening for the disease.
May 5, 2023

Connection Found Between Reduced Cone Density and Multiple Sclerosis

This change in the photoreceptors, observed in optic neuritis patients, could potentially assist in the monitoring of disease development and progression.
April 17, 2023

Patients with Parkinson’s Report High Prevalence of Visual Complaints

Unclear vision, difficulty reading, trouble focusing and blinded by bright light were among the most common issues.
April 7, 2023

High Retinal Vessel Tortuosity Indicative of Several Cardiovascular Diseases

Including some common ones like hypertension, myocardial infarction and stroke, this was determined through the largest genome-wide association study of the condition yet conducted.
February 22, 2023

Choroidal Hyperreflective Foci Could be a Biomarker for Acute Leukemia

Researchers also detected multiple signs of subclinical choroidal involvement.
February 1, 2023

Research Details Influence of Systemic Meds on Cataract

Some of the strongest associations were with tricyclic antidepressants, antiarrhythmic drugs and insulin.
January 20, 2023

Fibromyalgia Signs Visible in Retina

Spectral-domain OCT parameters enabled the identification of affected eyes.
January 3, 2023

COPD Associated with Ocular Changes

Most likely due to the effects of smoking, these patients showed reduced retinal vascular density on OCT-A.
December 28, 2022

Certain Systemic Medications May Lower AMD Prevalence

Understanding how these drugs interfere with the condition’s pathways may lead to new therapeutic avenues.
November 10, 2022