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09/04/2019 - GLAUCOMA: VISION'S SILENT KILLER

by Langis Michaud, The Conversation Like high blood pressure, glaucoma is a devious disease.  It develops without causing symptoms obvious to the average person yet its consequences are devastating: it can lead to blindness. It affects six per cent of Caucasians over 70 year... Vai all'articolo

09/04/2019 - CONTACT LENS-BASED ANTIHISTAMINE DELIVERY EFFECTIVE

HealthDay)—A contact lens (CL)-based drug delivery system is effective for therapeutic delivery of the antihistamine ketotifen, according to a study published online March 19 in Cornea by Medical Press Brian Pall, O.D., from Johnson & Johnson Vision in Jacksonville, Flor... Vai all'articolo

09/04/2019 - STUDY SHOWS HOW LIGHT THERAPY MIGHT HELP PREMATURE BABIES AVOID VISION PROBLEMS

by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Scientists discovered a light-dependent molecular pathway that regulates how blood vessels develop in the eye. The findings in Nature Cell Biology suggest it may be possible to use light therapy to help premature infants whose eyes... Vai all'articolo

25/03/2019 - WITH SINGLE GENE INSERTION, BLIND MICE REGAIN SIGHT

by University of California - Berkeley  It was surprisingly simple. University of California, Berkeley, scientists inserted a gene for a green-light receptor into the eyes of blind mice and, a month later, they were navigating around obstacles as easily as mice with no visio... Vai all'articolo

25/03/2019 - GOOGLE RESEARCH SHOWS HOW AI CAN MAKE OPHTHALMOLOGISTS MORE EFFECTIVE

by American Academy of Ophthalmology As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform. But a new study from... Vai all'articolo

25/03/2019 - ADHESIVE GEL BONDS TO EYE SURFACE, COULD REPAIR INJURIES WITHOUT SURGERY

by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary  An adhesive gel packed with light-activated chemicals can seal cuts or ulcers on the cornea —the clear surface of the eye—and then encourage the regeneration of corneal tissue, according to a preclinical study published online today in... Vai all'articolo

25/03/2019 - IMAGING METHOD REVEALS LONG-LIVED PATTERNS IN CELLS OF THE EYE

by National Eye Institute  Cells of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) form unique patterns that can be used to track changes in this important layer of tissue in the back of the eye, researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have found. Using a combination of adapti... Vai all'articolo

25/03/2019 - STUDY FINDS NO EVIDENCE THAT CALCIUM INCREASES RISK OF AMD

by National Eye Institute Eating a calcium-rich diet or taking calcium supplements does not appear to increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to the findings of a study by scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI). AMD is a leading cause of vi... Vai all'articolo

12/03/2019 - FIXING SENIORS' VISION MAY IMPROVE LONG-TERM BRAIN HEALTH

Written By: Celia Vimont  Reviewed By: Thomas L Steinemann MD  Feb. 26, 2019  by American Academy of Ophthalmology A recent study from England has found that people who have had cataract surgery have better mental function in later life. The report joins a growing... Vai all'articolo

28/02/2019 - ROLE OF ANTERIOR SEGMENT OCT FOR SAFER MANAGEMENT OF MATURE WHITE CATARACTS

Written by   Abhinav  Dhami MD        Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-contact technique for high-resolution imaging of tissue. The majority of the available literature, however, focuses on its use in clear corneal incisions in phaco... Vai all'articolo

19/02/2019 - ESTIMATES OF THE PERCENTAGE OF US ADULTS WITH DIABETES WHO COULD BE SCREENED FOR DIABETIC RETINOPATHY IN PRIMARY CARE SETTINGS

by: Diane M. Gibson, PhD1  JAMA Ophthalmol.  Published online January 31, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.6909  Key PointsQuestion  What percentage of US adults with diabetes and those at high risk of missing recommended eye examinations have contact wit... Vai all'articolo

19/02/2019 - EVALUATION OF THE OCULAR SURFACE IN DIFFERENT CONTACT LENS REPLACEMENT SCHEDULES

by: Muhafiz, Ersin, MD*; Bayhan, Hasan Ali, MD†; Şahin, Sevinç, MD‡; Göçmen, Ayşe Yeşim, MD§; Aslan Bayhan, Seray, MD†; Gürdal, Canan, MD¶ Purpose: To evaluate the effects of different contact lens (CL) replacement schedules and different CL materials on the ocular... Vai all'articolo

19/02/2019 - EFFECTIVENESS OF CRYOPRESERVED AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE TRANSPLANTATION IN CORNEAL ULCERATION: A META-ANALYSIS

by: Jinghua Liu;Linghan Li;Xuan Li;  PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of cryopreserved amniotic membrane transplantation (AMT) in corneal ulceration. METHODS The following electronic databases were searched: PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane Library. We evaluated the corneal... Vai all'articolo

19/02/2019 - UNRAVELING THE ROLE OF GENETICS IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

by: Ashok Sharma, Maria L. Valle, Connor Beveridge, Yutao Liu & Shruti Sharma  Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a microvascular disease of the retina and the leading cause of visual disability in diabetic patients. Genetic factors have shown to play a pivotal role in DR onse... Vai all'articolo

18/02/2019 - LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF SMALL-INCISION LENTICULE EXTRACTION IN MILD TO MODERATE MYOPIA

Journal Scan /  Research  ·  February 15, 2019  J Cataract Refract Surg 2019 Jan 29;[EPub Ahead of Print], A Ağca, B Tülü, D Yaşa, Y Yıldırım, BK Yıldız, A Demirok Published in Eye Care  PURPOSE To report long-term eff... Vai all'articolo

07/02/2019 - DIABETIC RETINOPATY

Abstract / Synopsis:  The approval last year for the first autonomous artificial intelligence (AI) to make a diagnosis without a physician has opened new doors for the first medical device to use AI to diagnose moderate or worse diabetic retinopathy or macular edema in adult... Vai all'articolo

22/01/2019 - 11 STEPS TO HELP PREVENT MACULAR DEGENERATION

11 Steps To Help Prevent Macular DegenerationBy Chris A. Knobbe, MD Here is a list of 11 steps you can take to prevent or slow the progression of macular degeneration, followed by a brief discussion of each step:1.Don't smoke.2.Eat plenty of dark, leafy green vegetables, such as ... Vai all'articolo

07/01/2019 - EYE INJURIES FROM FALLS INCREASING AS POPULATION AGES, BUT ARE OFTEN PREVENTABLE

Eye Injuries From Falls Increasing as Population Ages, But Are Often Preventable Written By: Celia Vimont  Reviewed By: Laurie Gray Barber MD  Dec. 21, 2018  A new study finds that hospitalizations of people who had eye trauma, whether or not it was the primary inj... Vai all'articolo

07/01/2019 - RARE BRAIN INFECTION FOUND IN EYE TISSUE

Rare Brain Infection Found in Eye Tissue  Written By: Kate Rauch  Reviewed By: Natasha L Herz MD  Dec. 21, 2018  New research on a fatal brain infection related to mad cow disease could lead to safe ways to diagnose the infection through the eyes. The finding... Vai all'articolo

12/12/2018 - NEW STUDY IS FIRST TO SHOW METFORMIN CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

OCT 28, 2018  Diabetes Medication May Protect Against a Common Cause of Blindness  New study is first to show metformin can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration CHICAGO –  Oct. 28, 2018 – Researchers from Taiwan have shown that people with type 2 dia... Vai all'articolo

05/12/2018 - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY ANNOUNCES $2 MILLION GIFT TO ADVANCE CHILDHOOD EYE DISEASE RESEARCH

OCT 28, 2018  Knights Templar Eye Foundation funds data-driven research to improve the care of children SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO –  Oct. 28, 2018 – The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a $2 million gift from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to... Vai all'articolo

05/12/2018 - EVIDENCE MOUNTS THAT AN EYE SCAN MAY DETECT EARLY ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

OCT 28, 2018  Two new studies suggest signs of the disease are visible in the eyes before symptoms appear CHICAGO –  Oct. 28, 2018 – Results from two studies show that a new, non-invasive imaging device can see signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a matter of seconds. The re... Vai all'articolo

05/12/2018 - DIABETES MEDICATION MAY PROTECT AGAINST A COMMON CAUSE OF BLINDNESS

OCT 28, 2018  New study is first to show metformin can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration CHICAGO –  Oct. 28, 2018 – Researchers from Taiwan have shown that people with type 2 diabetes who took a common diabetes medication, metformin, had a significant... Vai all'articolo

05/12/2018 - RELYING ON DR. GOOGLE TO DIAGNOSE EYE PROBLEMS MAY BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

OCT 29, 2018  Study shows popular online symptom checker was incorrect 74 percent of the time, often assesses symptom severity incorrectly CHICAGO –  Oct. 29, 2018 – A study examining the diagnoses generated by WebMD Symptom Checker showed the online tool was correct on... Vai all'articolo

05/12/2018 - UNAPPROVED THERAPIES CAUSE SIGNIFICANTLY MORE PATIENT INJURIES THAN REPORTED BY CELL THERAPY CLINIC

OCT 29, 2018  Incident of three women blinded in Florida are merely the tip of the iceberg, researchers say CHICAGO –  Oct. 29, 2018 – A team of ophthalmologists went looking for scientific evidence in support of commercially available “cell therapy” for eye diseases. N... Vai all'articolo

21/11/2018 - 2018 TOP STORIES IN EYE CARE: CLINICAL RETINA WRITTEN BY WEIYE LI MD, PHD

The year 2018 is important to us for further clarifying the role of intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF agents by gathering 5-year data in three of the most common sight-threatening retinal diseases, including neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), proliferative di... Vai all'articolo

14/11/2018 - DEXAMETHASONE IMPLANT RIVALS ANTI-VEGF IN REAL-LIFE DMO STUDIES BYLAIRD HARRISON NOV 2, 2018

A dexamethasone implant improves visual acuity more than anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections do in real-life studies in patients with diabetic macular oedema (DMO), researchers say."All these data argue in favor of the earlier use of [dexamethasone], either ... Vai all'articolo

14/11/2018 - NOVEL DRUG THERAPIES MAKING PROGRESS TO EXTEND WET AMD TREATMENT BYLAIRD HARRISON NOV 12, 2018

Experimental treatments could slash the number of injections needed to successfully treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). By adding new twists to the established anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) approach, some pharmaceutical manufacturers have c... Vai all'articolo

14/11/2018 - RETINA SCAN MAY GIVE EARLY WARNING OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Written By: Kate Rauch  Reviewed By: Sunir J Garg MD FACS  Sep. 28, 2018  Retina Scan May Give Early Warning of Alzheimer’s Disease A new study shows that an eye scan may be a relatively easy, inexpensive way to test for early Alzheimer’s disease. The study buil... Vai all'articolo
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