Retina

Retina Reflects Treatment Effectiveness in Psychiatric Disorders

Antipsychotic drugs acted as negative predictors of thickness in certain optic nerve regions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers show.
01/15/2021

Radial Deformation Sensitivity Predicts AMD Progression, Severity

Look out for abnormal pigmentation in the presence of large drusen, researchers caution.
01/13/2021

Lamellar Macular Holes Face Risk of Full-Thickness

Smaller tears were more likely to progress and have poorer surgical outcomes, especially in the presence of epiretinal proliferation, study finds.
01/12/2021

Cerebral Thrombosis Unlikely in Overweight Women With Papilledema

Certain venous testing may not be necessary in these younger patients, researchers report.
01/12/2021

Migraine Associated with Increased Risk of RAO

Patients who also suffered from visual aura had an even greater predisposition to the condition.
01/11/2021

Missed Visits During COVID Increase Risk of Vision Loss

Retinal disease patients who faced an interruption in their treatment were impacted the most.
01/08/2021

Experts Weigh in on OCT-A’s Role in Retinal Disease

More consistent imaging parameters need to be identified moving forward, study suggests.
01/08/2021

DR Severity Increases Risk of Death

Patients with elevated stages of NPDR or PDR were more prone to strokes and heart problems.
01/07/2021

Underlying Ocular Issues May Reduce Anti-VEGF Effectiveness

Recent study finds choroidal neovascularization and pigment epithelial detachment to be the primary causes.
01/06/2021

Normal Red Reflex Doesn’t Rule Out Ocular Pathology

However, abnormal findings do correlate well with eye health concerns.
01/05/2021

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January 26, 2021

The Vitreous - A Personal, Scientific and Clinical Journey
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