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DED Tied to Repeat Pterygium Flare Ups

Other risk factors included female gender and previous amniotic membrane graft surgery.
05/13/2021

Macular Edema Progresses Independently of DR

Retinopathy progression may depend more on fluctuations in the volume of the extracellular space of the inner nuclear layer of the retina.
05/13/2021

Characteristics of Crash-related Vision Problems in Older Drivers

Impaired contrast sensitivity, slowed visual processing speed and reduced motion were the culprits, according to a real-world study.
05/13/2021

Strabismus Linked to Mental Health Illnesses

Patients with a history of the condition were more likely to develop a disorder by adulthood.
05/12/2021

Notable Myopic Shift in Younger Children During COVID-19

Home confinement increased the burden in kids between the ages of six and eight, who are more sensitive to environmental changes than older ones.
05/12/2021

Fuchs’ Elevates Cancer Risk

These patients have increased exposure to malignancies of the breast, ovary and basal and squamous cells.
05/12/2021

Ultra-widefield Imaging Falls Short in DME Detection

The addition of SD-OCT increased macular diagnoses by 62%, study reports.
05/11/2021

Most Cataract/Refractive Surgery Patients Have Normal Osmolarity

However, OSDI scores were higher in post-op patients, study finds.
05/11/2021

High-intensity Statins May Reduce MGD

However, regular use of these cholesterol-lowering drugs had no effect on dry eye signs or symptoms.
05/11/2021

MIGS Outpace Traditional Glaucoma Surgeries in Volume

The number of iStent procedures almost tripled from 14% to 40% over six years.
05/10/2021

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