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Systemic Disease

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

Certain Ocular Conditions Associated with Higher Risk of Dementia

When AMD, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease were combined with a systemic condition, the chances were even greater, study finds.
September 21, 2021

Gout Linked to Ocular Surface Alterations

Early detection and treatment of damage is key for these patients, study suggests.
August 27, 2021

Two OCT Measurements Help Assess Cognitive Decline in MS

RNFL and GCIPL thinning have both been associated with neurodegeneration in patients with the disease and may serve as reliable biomarkers.
August 17, 2021

Vision Impairment Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

CDC researchers say clinical and lifestyle interventions to accommodate visual disabilities can help prevent heart disease.
May 17, 2021

Recombinant Herpes Vaccine Effective But Not Popular

Despite 89% efficacy against HZO, barely 4% of eligible patients received both doses, study finds.
April 26, 2021

Uveitis Literature Unclear on Extent of Disease

Methodologies vary widely, such that it’s difficult to draw any definitive conclusions about the disease’s prevalence and incidence.
April 7, 2021