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Systemic Disease

GCIPL Thickness Declines in Chronic Kidney Disease

Poor renal function was associated with thinning, particularly in participants with diabetes and hypertension.
October 12, 2023

TED Patients Improved, Ocular Alignment Stable on Teprotumumab

Baseline measures such as clinical activity score and right and left gaze horizontal prism deviation can help better predict how patients respond to this treatment.
September 26, 2023

Certain Macular Regions Indicative of MS Progression

The retinal nerve fiber and ganglion cell layers are both important in early detection of the disease.
July 19, 2023

Choriocapillaris Exhibits Changes with Alzheimer’s

Using OCT angiography, researchers found microvasculature alterations to this structure and the retina.
June 28, 2023

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