Neuro

Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes Ocular Surface Changes

These occur in both eyes despite the unilaterality of the condition, suggesting a bilateral mechanism, study says.
09/15/2022

Visual Function Associated With Cognitive Decline, Study Suggests

However, the findings underscore a lack of evidence regarding a common contributory factor.
07/11/2022

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Increases RNFL Thinning, Cup-to-disc Ratio

Conversely, the disorder does not seem to affect corneal nerves.
07/07/2022

Greater Risk of NAION Associated with High Altitudes

Exposed patients can exhibit a relatively progressive course of vision loss after initial onset and severe thinning of optic nerves on OCT.
07/01/2022

RNFL Thickness Linked to Elderly Cognitive Performance

This marker may potentially detect impairment in this patient population.
06/24/2022

Chromatic Pupilloperimetry, AI May Detect Patients with Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study found that dendrites of melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells may be affected at preclinical disease stages.
06/21/2022

Getting on My Nerves

An otherwise routine visit reveals a suspicious finding. What is the appropriate course of action?
06/15/2022

Pupil Responds Differently to Black vs. Colored Illusions

The former instinctually causes dilation, while the latter triggers constriction. The reaction is a defense mechanism, researchers say.
06/14/2022

Visual Hallucinations in the Dementia Spectrum

Be proactive in asking patients questions and understand the risks they certainly face.
05/15/2022

Morning Bright Light Therapy May Reduce TBI Symptoms

About 75% of veterans reported improvements in sleep-wake dysfunction in this preliminary study.
04/27/2022

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