Research

Most Ophthalmology Researchers Don’t Disclose Conflicts of Interest

A study found that in medical journal articles, nearly two-thirds reported none and only 1% reported all.
11/03/2022

Topical Version of Parkinson’s Drug Being Studied for Myopia Control

A Phase I trial finds no evidence of adverse effects from levodopa/carbidopa on ocular tissues.
10/17/2022

DME, RVO Trials Underrepresent Minority Groups

Although the rate varied by degree for each demographic, Hispanics in particular are poorly reflected in the literature.
10/11/2022

Stem Cells Help Reveal GA’s Genetic Markers

The molecular signatures could potentially be used for treatment screenings using patient-derived RPE cells.
08/08/2022

Exercise Habits Do Not Impact Ocular Vessel Stiffness

However, study findings confirmed the effects of aging on ocular circulation.
04/27/2022

Mental Illness in Children, Teens Associated With Eye Disease

Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and depression were risk factors.
03/22/2022

Higher Resolution Screens May Reduce Digital Eye Strain

They induced less accommodative lag in a recent study.
02/21/2022

Dysbiosis More Common in Ocular Surface Microbiota of Allergy Patients

An increased prevalence of an organisms called Blautia was associated with conjunctival reaction.
12/17/2021

Vascular Plexus Blood Flow Adapts to Metabolic Changes

This structure was observed through OCT-A to regulate vessel density in response to both hyperoxia and hypoxia.
12/16/2021

New Patient Questionnaire Helps Quantify IOL Side Effects

Known as “QUVID,” it may help clinicians identify the optimal lens design and features to limit complications, study finds.
11/15/2021

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