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Morning Break: New Health IT Player; Luxturna No Bargain; Nuclear Freakout

MedPage Today Ophthalmology - 18 hours 2 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
Categories: Opththalmology News

What to know about central serous retinopathy

Medical News Today - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 00:00
A look at central serous retinopathy, a condition where the retina detaches and causes vision loss. Included is detail on risk factors, and diagnosis.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Inner Retinal Abnormalities May Predict DME Outcomes (CME/CE)

MedPage Today Ophthalmology - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:30
(MedPage Today) -- Linked to outer retinal pathology, poorer vision
Categories: Opththalmology News

An introduction to eyes and how they work

Medical News Today - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
The eyes are incredibly complex organs. In this article, we explain their anatomy, how they work, and describe some conditions that affect the eyes.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Retinoblastoma With Endophytic and Exophytic Features

Archives of Ophthalmology - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
This case report describes a retinoblastoma with endophytic and exophytic features in a young boy.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Rosette-Shaped Cataract Due to Lightning Injury

Archives of Ophthalmology - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
This case report describes a 57-year-old woman who presented with photopsias and floaters as well as a rosette-shaped cataract in her right eye due to being struck by lightning as a child.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Ocular Inflammation Associated With Fibers From Eyelash Extensions

Archives of Ophthalmology - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
This case report describes a woman in her 40s with a history of using eyelash extensions/fibers who presented with redness, irritation, and pain in her right eye.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Primary Orbital Amyloidosis

Archives of Ophthalmology - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:00
This case report describes a 60-year-old man who presented with a 2-year history of bilateral, progressive, and painless proptosis and left blepharoptosis.
Categories: Opththalmology News

All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome

Medical News Today - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:00
A look at Waardenburg syndrome, a group of diseases that cause changes in the body and eye color. Find out about how rare it is and the diagnosis.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Binocular Video Game Tx Disappoints in 'Lazy Eye' Trial (CME/CE)

MedPage Today Ophthalmology - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 07:00
(MedPage Today) -- Adherence to the game-based treatment also was poor
Categories: Opththalmology News

A Guide To Managing RVO: Ophthalmology Times

MedPage Today Ophthalmology - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 13:30
(MedPage Today) -- Also, adding corticosteroid implant may not improve visual acuity
Categories: Opththalmology News

This Year's Top Eye Stories: Detergent Burns, Solar Retinopathy, and More

MedPage Today Ophthalmology - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 10:30
(MedPage Today) -- The most viewed articles from JAMA Ophthalmology in 2017
Categories: Opththalmology News

Estimates of Visual Impairment, Low Vision, and Blindness in the United States

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This study uses data from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to report the prevalence and incidence of low vision and blindness in the US population.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Association of Trainee Presence and Ophthalmology Clinic Appointment Time

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This single-center cohort study quantifies the association of the presence of residents and fellows with efficiency in an outpatient ophthalmology clinic.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Adding Dexamethasone to Ranibizumab for Patients With Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
In this phase 2 randomized clinical trial, the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network compares continued ranibizumab treatment alone vs ranibizumab plus dexamethasone in patients with persistent diabetic macular edema.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Association of Cataract Surgery With Mortality in Older Women

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This cohort study examines the association between cataract surgery and total and cause-specific mortality in older patients with cataract in the Women’s Health Initiative.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Access to Ophthalmologists in States With Expanded Scope of Optometrist Practice

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This population-based cohort study determined the estimated travel time to the nearest ophthalmologist office for residents of Kentucky, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, where optometrists’ scope of practice has been expanded, and quantified travel time for patients who received surgical care from optometrists in those states from 2008 through 2014.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Factors Associated with Decreased Quality of Life After Strabismus Surgery

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This study identifies factors associated with failure of adult strabismus–20 questionnaire scores to improve following strabismus surgery.
Categories: Opththalmology News

Trends in Use of Ambulatory Surgery Centers for Cataract Surgery

Archives of Ophthalmology - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 16:00
This cohort study determines trends in use of ambulatory surgery centers and hospital outpatient departments for cataract surgery from 2001 to 2014 and factors affecting the site of surgery.
Categories: Opththalmology News

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