Research

Amp Up Your Sunglasses Game

A new ocular UV index shows that the greatest sun exposure occurs at different times and seasons.
06/10/2021

Non-White Participants Underrepresented in Clinical Trials

In studies leading to ophthalmology drug approvals, the racial/ethnic makeup of enrollees didn’t match that of the population or the expected disease burden.
04/27/2021

Disparities in Eye Care Access Persist in Underserved Populations

Financial, logistical and awareness barriers were the most commonly cited reasons for underutilization.
04/08/2021

Relatives of Glaucoma Patients Are Underscreened

Distance from the site and associated indirect costs kept many in South India from visiting a clinic.
03/05/2021

How Red Wine Helps Combat Eye Disease

Known to benefit cardiovascular issues, resveratrol is also getting good marks in glaucoma, AMD and cataract.
02/24/2021

Conflict of Interest Disclosures in Med Journals Draw Criticism

One in five authors had a COI and most weren’t noted in the respective studies.
02/23/2021

Binocular Therapy Met with Skepticism

Smaller cases revealed more promising results, but two large and rigorous trials showed inferior performance.
10/29/2019

Biologics: A Rising Drug Class for Non-infectious Ocular Inflammation

Two studies suggest beneficial outcomes for treating uveitis.
03/19/2019

Science Gives Mice Infrared Sight

An injection allowed them to convert infrared light into green light, creating a biological approximation of night vision goggles.
03/11/2019

CBD Won’t Reduce IOP

The trendy marijuana derivative may actually cancel out benefits of THC.
02/06/2019

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