Academy of Ophthalmology Endorses Teleretinal Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy

While this modality was not as robust in detecting DME, studies show it is both accurate and cost-effective for DR.

Diabetes Patients Experience Choroidal Microvascular Alterations Before DR

This was observed in early cases of the disease without associated retinopathy.

Newly Identified Retinal Biomarker May Reveal Systemic Health Insights

Using AI to characterize the ‘fractal dimension’—or branching patterns—of the vasculature yielded associations with disease prevalence in adults of all ages.

Severity Levels of Carotid Artery Stenosis Impact Diabetic Retinopathy

Clinicians should be mindful of possible atherosclerotic changes in patients with PDR, study argues.

Similarities and Differences Between Pachychoroid GA and Conventional GA Identified

Understanding these features may help disease diagnosis in Asian populations. Patients with the former subtype were significantly younger, predominantly male and had a slower progression rate.

Retinoblastoma Survivors’ Vision Influenced by Race, Insurance

Black and Hispanic kids with public Medicare/Medicaid coverage had worse outcomes.

Blindness Incidence for Aggressive Adult-Onset Macular Atrophy Explored

Over half of patients were legally blind according to the US standards, whereas only a quarter met the WHO’s blindness criteria.

Parkinson’s Disease Shows Distinct Retinal Thinning

The pattern was different compared with primary open-angle glaucoma patients.

Retinal Finding Linked to Myocardial Infarction

Patients with this history were more likely to develop atrophy of the inner nuclear layer in a characteristic pattern.

Ultra-widefield Imaging Identifies New Retinoschisis Findings

These included a reticular pattern and bright hyperreflective foci. The visualization technique may aid differentiation from retinal detachment, researchers suggest.

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