MMP Concentrations May Affect Corneal Erosion Healing

Some of these enzymes were found to dissolve the basement membrane.

Pseudoexfoliation Unrelated to AMD

Patients with this condition have thinner and flatter corneas, but it has no influence on macular characteristics.

Ortho-K Discomfort Typically Resolves Within a Year

These symptoms gradually improved with wear, study finds.

Google Searches for Eye Symptoms Correlate with Allergy Seasons

Spring was found to be the most popular month for online ocular queries.

Older DMEK Patients More Likely to Have Poorer Final VA

The procedure should be performed without delay when symptoms arise, study suggests.

Diagnostic Algorithm For Dry Eye Shows Impressive Performance

By evaluating seven important clinical parameters, the software-based system was able to achieve nearly 97% accuracy.

Quadrant-Specific Sclerals Preferred by Patients

Compared with spherical lenses, this option increased patient comfort in a small study.

Topical rhNGF Well-tolerated in Stage I Neurotrophic Keratopathy

Recent findings also showed significantly increased BCVA, corneal fluorescein staining and corneal nerve density.

COVID-19 Vaccination, Corneal Graft Rejection Link Not Solid

Newer thinking pumps the brakes on worries about worse outcomes in surgical patients.

Nothing to Sneeze At

Blood suddenly appears in a patient’s anterior chamber. What could have caused it? How serious is the condition?

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