Beware Fast RNFL Thinning During Initial Glaucoma Follow-Up

Sign significantly predicts concurrent VF worsening in SAP.

Retinal Biomarkers May Predict Early Alzheimer’s

Cognitively normal adults with cerebral Aβ deposits had both structural and functional changes in this part of the eye.

Little Consensus on CRAO Treatment, Panel Finds

The American Heart Association stresses multidisciplinary management and further studies for emerging treatments.

Quantum Dots Show Potential for Severe RP Treatment

Preliminary results found the exotic therapy was safe and effective in humans, but further large-scale investigations are warranted.

Anti-VEGF Helps AMD Patients Retain Driving Competence

However, those below the threshold at the outset of therapy are somewhat less likely to regain sufficient visual function to get back on the road.

New Non-Myd Camera Aims for Ease

Its manufacturer says the device can capture, display and share digital images without frustration.

Intraretinal Fluid Worse than Subretinal for AMD Outcomes

Study suggests these patients will have better visual recovery with more individualized treatment regimens instead of fixed bimonthly dosing.

Better Options Needed to Treat Disc Neovascularization

Neither anti-VEGF nor panretinal photocoagulation was very effective at one year.

Face Masks Reduce Retinal Vessel Density

Study shows young adults who exercise and/or those who continuously wear an N95 mask for extended periods may be at potential risk of vascular changes.

AREDS2 Supplementation Offers Relief For MacTel2 Eyes

This approach stabilized structural deterioration and visual decline, and warrants further investigation.

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Dry Eye Colloquium: Improving Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes
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Insane in the Membrane - Practical Applications of Amniotic Membranes
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