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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.
09/29/2022

MMP Concentrations May Affect Corneal Erosion Healing

Some of these enzymes were found to dissolve the basement membrane.
09/29/2022

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.
09/29/2022

Ortho-K Improves Chorioretinal Blood Flow in Myopia

Retinal thickness also increased, study finds.
09/28/2022

Fibrosis Progresses Most in First 12 Months of nAMD

Its rate of development slows down over time, study finds.
09/28/2022

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.
09/27/2022

Study Identifies Factors Associated with CST Fluctuations

These alterations may also serve as biophysical markers for visual prognosis.
09/27/2022

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.
09/27/2022

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.
09/26/2022

Pseudoexfoliation Unrelated to AMD

Patients with this condition have thinner and flatter corneas, but it has no influence on macular characteristics.
09/26/2022

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