Retina

Anti-VEGF Injections May Increase Incidence of Geographic Atrophy

Higher rate and dose response found in AMD patients.
06/11/2021

Account for Cilioretinal Arteries on OCT Imaging

This finding can influence retinal vessel density, so keep an eye out when analyzing scans, researchers recommend.
06/11/2021

Common Terms Help Optimize Outcomes for Wet AMD Patients

Experts developed a set of definitions about treatment nonadherence to improve communication among clinicians and researchers.
06/09/2021

UWF Imaging Earns Good Marks in Detecting Early DR

Still, this technique was less sensitive than standard techniques in finding intraretinal microvascular abnormalities, researchers report.
06/08/2021

Vessel Density Decreases in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Both the superficial and capillary plexus regions showed notable declines at initial checkup and at six-month follow-up.
06/08/2021

NPDR Follow-up Affected by Insurance, Appointment Intervals

Considering the overall adherence rate was 53%, researchers say extra effort is needed to ensure diabetic patients return to the clinic for continual care.
06/07/2021

Outer Retinal Layer Thickening Precedes Neovascular AMD

This OCT finding appears up to eight months before clinical signs manifest, and accelerates in the two months preceding the event.
06/04/2021

Rate of GA Enlargement Determined

Growth is estimated at 1mm2 annually. There’s a critical five-year window after diagnosis before foveal involvement worsens vision, research shows.
05/28/2021

Older OSA Patients More Likely to Develop CSCR

Fortunately, the presence of sleep apnea did not impact the severity of the condition, research shows.
05/26/2021

Vein Occlusion Attributes May Improve Risk Assessment

Analysis of a large dataset finds laterality, age and gender predispositions that can help you anticipate clinical presentations.
05/26/2021

Upcoming Events

June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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June 23, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Joseph M. Coney, MD and Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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June 29, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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