Vitamin D Supplementation May Not Protect Against Cataract

Researchers found this to be true in Australia; however, it’s unknown whether these findings translate to areas with a higher prevalence of deficiency.

MMP Concentrations May Affect Corneal Erosion Healing

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

Smoking Associated With Increased Risk of Eyelid Cancer, Study Suggests

Findings also identified basal cell carcinoma as the most common eyelid malignancy in the country.

Ortho-K Improves Chorioretinal Blood Flow in Myopia

Retinal thickness also increased, study finds.

Fibrosis Progresses Most in First 12 Months of nAMD

Its rate of development slows down over time, study finds.

Trifocal IOLs Best Multifocal Option for VA in Presbyopia, Study Says

However, this ranking doesn’t account for the potential financial burden of premium lenses.

Study Identifies Factors Associated with CST Fluctuations

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

Large Study Identifies Drug Associations with Angle Closure; Added Risk in Question

Some of these were already documented, but newly identified ones included drugs for constipation and nausea.

Stroke Associated with Increased Prevalence of Ocular Disease

Findings also revealed a close relationship with mild to moderate and severe visual impairment in individuals with hypertension.

Pseudoexfoliation Unrelated to AMD

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

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