Cornea

Conjunctival Vessel Density Correlates with Ocular Redness

This anterior segment OCT-A parameter may help objectively measure severity.
01/26/2023

CXL Reduction in KC Stable at Seven Years Post-Treatment

Study shows 82% of eyes saw improvement and stability of uncorrected and corrected distance visual acuity.
01/23/2023

Antiseptics, Antibiotics Have Similar Efficacy in Corneal Foreign Body Removal

However, this study found that using a burr instead of a needle resulted in delayed healing.
01/23/2023

Preterm Children at Greater Risk for Corneal Ectasia

Study shows laser treatment for ROP was associated with further corneal steepness and higher anterior corneal astigmatism.
01/16/2023

Keep in Mind Association Between Diurnal IOP Change, Corneal Power

Large fluctuations may have a significant impact, recent study finds.
01/11/2023

Corneal Biomechanics May Aid Glaucoma Diagnosis

Patients with normal-tension glaucoma had more deformable corneas, suggesting the lamina cribrosa of these eyes is particularly vulnerable to even normal pressures.
01/10/2023

Academy of Ophthalmology Gives Cautious Endorsement to Hysteresis

A literature review by the society concluded that it’s complementary to tonometry and offers additional nuance in clinical assessment but can be difficult to untangle from other factors at play.
12/21/2022

Patient Height Inversely Associated with Steep Cornea

For each one-inch increase, there was 16% lower odds in the general population.
12/20/2022

HOAs Strongest Predictor of Quality of Life in Keratoconus, Study Finds

Other notable metrics included high-contrast visual acuity and contrast sensitivity.
12/20/2022

Hypertrophic Corneal Degeneration Most Common in Middle-aged Women

This rare opacification was also associated with decreased tear production and reduced tear film stability in a recent study.
12/08/2022