Retina

Length of Sleep Might Yield Clues to Eye Disorder Risk

Longer duration was correlated with higher rates of DR, shorter periods with cataract.
01/30/2023

Angle Closure Extent Correlated with IOP Elevation Risk

The relationship was nonlinear in this study; when the circumference exceeded 180°, pressure levels increased rapidly.
01/19/2023

OCT: An Indispensable Tool in Retina Care

Learn how to use the plethora of clinical data provided by this technology to help detect and assess dozens of posterior segment conditions.
01/15/2023

Diabetes, VF Damage, Sleep Apnea All Risk Factors for Fellow Eye Involvement in NAION

Study suggests more intensive follow-ups are needed for these patients.
01/12/2023

Vitreous Opacity on OCT a Telltale Sign of Retinal Tear

The finding was seen in 86% of patients with posterior vitreous detachment who went on to develop this complication.
01/10/2023

Retinal Fundus Camera Works in Ambient Light

The new device from Topcon also offers a faster processing speed than previous models.
01/08/2023

Long-term Data Shows Metformin Doesn’t Prevent AMD

In patients at high risk of type 2 diabetes, healthy lifestyle changes also weren’t associated with a change in the presence or severity of macular degeneration.
01/05/2023

OHT, Macular Edema Common Adverse Events Post-Capsulotomy

Study shows they were detected in more than 10% of patients, highlighting the need for close follow-up.
01/05/2023

Geographic Atrophy Manifests Differently in Asians than Europeans

Most East Asians demonstrated smaller lesion size and slower growth rates—but not all.
01/05/2023

Newest AMD Prevalence Estimate Says 20 Million Americans Affected

Nearly all—92.5%—are classified as early-stage disease in a new study that finds growth in this population.
01/04/2023