Adding a Keratoconus Registry Doesn’t Interrupt Workflow

Data shows no change in interacting with patients or using patient records.

Keratoconus May be Linked to Psoriasis

These patients require regular eye examinations to catch both conditions.

When 20/20 Isn’t Enough

Patients may be correctable to excellent acuity, but underlying pathology could still distort, interrupt or disturb their vision.

Map Patterns Predict Fuchs’

The risk of progression increased according to the number of parameters present.

History of AK Reveals Bad Habits

Showering while wearing lenses and washing them with tap water highly common.

Autologous Serum Uncertainties Persist

The treatment seems to be a safe and effective option for dry eye and persistent corneal defect, but conclusions are limited.

Retinal and Corneal Changes Distinct in DR

The worse the condition, the lower the corneal nerve fiber density.

Simultaneous Procedures Improve Ectasia

Combining corneal rings or PRK with CXL can treat keratoconus, pellucid and post-LASIK ectasia.

Location is Key with Corneal Pain

Discomfort that has no visible signs likely isn’t typical dry eye disease.

Consider Soft Steroids After PK

Review reveals moderate to severe steroid-induced ocular hypertension underestimated.

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