Rising incidence of syphilitic uveitis causes concern in the US
Between 2010 and 2019, this study retrospectively examined and identified all patients diagnosed with syphilitic uveitis who were admitted to inpatient facilities in the United States.
Distinguishing between dry eye and MGD: Believe your own eyes
Leveling the field: Comparing efficacy and safety of pegcetacoplan and avacincaptad pegol in patients with GA
An anchored matching-adjusted indirect comparison may aid therapeutic decision-making.
Retraining the brain to tackle visual snow syndrome with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
The investigators use mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) on patients who have never previously practiced the technique, with the aim of possibly re-training their brains to remove their static-type images.
Clinical characteristics and progression of geographic atrophy in a Japanese population
A multicenter study in Japan examined patients to understand geographic atrophy characteristics and progression rate.
Treating dry eye and other ocular conditions may take a village
Educating patients about the importance of consistent care is key.
Putting the Oasys 1-Day Max multifocal and spherical contact lenses through their paces
Edward S. Wygonik, OD, and Kurt Moody, OD, presented data looking at in-practice assessments of the Acuvue Oasys 1-Day Max multifocal and spherical contact lenses during AAOpt 2023.
Phase 1 device vs. drug SAHARA results
TearCare provides significant improvements in dry eye signs and symptoms, superior to Restasis in tear film break-up time improvements.
Pearls for integrating dry eye disease management into your practice
Collaboration between ophthalmologists, optometrists can boost early detection.
FDA approves low-dose pilocarpine hydrochloride 0.4% as a treatment for presbyopia
Qlosi (Orasis Pharmaceuticals) approved to treat presbyopia.
World Sight Day 2023: Preservation of vision in the workplace
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness urges employers to prioritize eye health, aiming to enhance well-being, safety, and productivity.
CLI publishes comprehensive guide for eye care practices for contact lens success
The Contact Lens Institute (CLI) and The Vision Council published a collaborative effort titled “The Culture Calculation: Data-Backed Behaviors for Contact Lens Success.” This latest publication is part of the “See Tomorrow” research series.
AAOpt 2023: CORE offers extended scientific program at AAOpt annual meeting
The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has expanded the number of presentations scheduled for the American Academy of Optometry 2023 annual meeting in New Orleans.
Bausch + Lomb to present new data at American Academy of Optometry annual meeting
Bausch + Lomb is gearing up for the American Academy of Optometry (AAOpt) annual meeting, which is poised to convene in New Orleans from Oct. 11-14, 2023.
World Sight Day 2023: Focusing on preservation of vision in the workplace
World Sight Day is on Thursday, October 12, 2023, and this year’s spotlight is focusing the world’s attention on the importance of eye care in the workplace.
AAOpt announces 2023 Garland W. Clay award recipients
The American Academy of Optometry recently announced the recipients of this year’s Garland W. Clay award.
Mitochondrial DNA copies lower in patients with high-tension glaucoma
Patients with HTG had significantly fewer mtDNA copies per nuclear DNA.
American Academy of Optometry 2023 annual meeting in historic NOLA
Save the dates: October 11-14, 2023.
Cerebral visual impairment
Documenting the visual effects and simplifying visual life.
Dual use of e-cigarettes and cigarettes causes severe and frequent ocular symptoms in adolescents and young adults
Enhance surgical outcomes through effective dry eye disease management
Knowing the approach to each step of ocular management can optimize patient vision.
Transcutaneous radiofrequency treatment helps alleviate dry eye signs and symptoms
The investigators explained that the platform delivers energy that differentially heats the tissue by the impedance of the electromagnetic current.
Factors affecting the age of onset of age-related macular edema (AMD)
The investigators explored the effects of the following covariates on development of AMD: sex, ethnicity, smoking history, fluoxetine use, obesity, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension.
Short-Term Changes in IOP from Scleral Contact Lens Wear
Results from a study have found that patients who wear scleral contact lenses have a slight increase in IOP.
Pegcetacoplan shows increasing beneficial effects after 30 months of continuous treatment for GA
Data from the 30 month GALE extension study indicated that continuous treatment with pegcetacoplan injection showed increasing beneficial effects over that timeframe in patients with geographic atrophy (GA).
Low-dose atropine drops, 0.01%, ineffective in stopping myopia progression in children
A recent study found that the use of low-dose atropine drops is ineffective in slowing pediatric myopia progression, contradicting a previous study.
Study finds significant variance across imaging modalities on sizes of geographic atrophy areas
A single, consistent modality leads to better geographic atrophy tracking.
Corneal cross-linking effective for keratoconus relapse after penetrating keratoplasty
A recent study demonstrates the safety and efficacy of treating eyes with cross-linking after keratoconus relapses following keratoplasty.
Screening for diabetic retinopathy: 1 image says it all
Investigators set out to evaluate how well an AI system works when integrated into a handheld smartphone-based retinal camera to screen patients for DR using 1 retinal image in each eye.
Topical insulin drops: Successful treatment for refractory persistent corneal epithelial defects
The use of topical insulin eye drops led to a successful resolution of PEDs in 9 of 11 cases in the study.
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