Study Identifies Factors Associated with CST Fluctuations

These alterations may also serve as biophysical markers for visual prognosis.

Is Artificial Intelligence Smart Enough Yet to Help Us?

Learn the current state of this technology and what might be coming soon to support optometry’s efforts to fight diabetic retinopathy.

Dry Eye in Diabetes Linked to Protective, Risk Factors

Female sex, older age and poor diabetic control, among others, increased the prevalence, while certain meds reduced it.

Study Assesses Risk Factors of Poor Visual Outcomes Post-vitrectomy

Baseline VA, tractional membrane and silicone oil tamponade correlated with logMAR VA at one year in diabetes patients.

Ultra-widefield Imaging Identifies DR Risk Factors

Peripheral lesions and nonperfusion were independently associated with disease worsening.

Blood Test Finding Correlates with DR Risk

Lower levels of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio reflect systemic inflammation and a positive association with the condition.

Steroid Implant More Effective than Anti-VEGF for DME

It was, however, found to be have higher rates of complications in a recent study.

Study Identifies Predictors of Vitrectomy Outcomes in DME

Vessel density, foveal avascular zone and central retinal thickness are among the parameters to watch out for.

One-time Gene Therapy Injection for DR Shows Promise

The interim phase II results found that almost half of the patients achieved at least a two-step improvement in severity at six months.

Retinal Neurodegeneration, Choroidal Thinning Progress in Diabetes

Rates were significantly faster in incident DR.

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