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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

24/10/2018 - IMAGING AND RETINAL DISORDERS

Michelle Dalton, ELSOct 19, 2018 Intravitreal aflibercept (Eylea, Regeneron) can improve visual and anatomic outcomes in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) or retinal vein occlusion (RVO), according to findings from the PERMEATE study that used ultra widefield angiography... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - RESEARCH TO PREVENT BLINDNESS AND AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AWARD GRANTS FOR BIG DATA RESEARCH TO ADVANCE PATIENT CARE

JUL 18, 2018  Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to conduct population-based studies SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK– The American Academy of Ophthalmology (the Academy) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the first recipients of the Research to Pr... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - 9 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS HONORED FOR EFFORTS TO PRESERVE ACCESS TO QUALITY MEDICAL EYE CARE

WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 ―The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring nine members of Congress whose legislative efforts are helping to preserve patient access to quality medical and surgical eye care. The Academy is presenting its 2018 Visionary Awards to Sen. Tom... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - 5 STEPS TO LOWER YOUR RISK OF EYE DISEASE

MAY 07, 2018The American Academy of Ophthalmology says blindness is often preventable with regular healthcare SAN FRANCISCO –– By age 65, one in three Americans will have a vision-impairing eye disease. Many sight-robbing conditions can be effectively treated if detected early en... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY REITERATES LONG-STANDING GUIDANCE ON LASIK PATIENT EDUCATION

JUN 14, 2018  The Academy believes an informed patient is a better, more satisfied patient SAN FRANCISCO –  The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world’s leading professional association of eye physicians and surgeons, today reiterated its long-standing guidance fo... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - SUNGLASSES: YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR EYE HEALTH

JUL 13, 2018  The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges you to protect your eyes from the sun's damaging UV rays SAN FRANCISCO –  Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun’s damaging u... Vai all'articolo

10/10/2018 - CONTACT LENS CARE: YOU’RE PROBABLY DOING IT WRONG

AUG 01, 2018  American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Optometry join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote healthy contact lens habits to protect sight SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO –  August 1, 2018 – A recent study showed that most co... Vai all'articolo

08/10/2018 - MEDITERRANEAN DIET: HEALTHY EATING FOR HEALTHIER EYES

Written By: Kierstan Boyd Reviewed By: G Atma Vemulakonda, MD Sep. 27, 2018 These heart-healthy foods may lower your risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration Eating the nutritious vegetables, fruits and fish of a Mediterranean-in... Vai all'articolo

08/10/2018 - COMMON EYE CONDITIONS INCREASE CHANCE OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

Written By: Kate Rauch  Reviewed By: Sunir J Garg MD FACS  Sep. 28, 2018  New research shows an intriguing link between eye health and brain health and could help screen for Alzheimer's disease. A recent study showed that people who have macular degeneration, glauc... Vai all'articolo

08/10/2018 - RETINA SCAN MAY GIVE EARLY WARNING OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Written By: Kate Rauch  Reviewed By: Sunir J Garg MD FACS  Sep. 28, 2018  A new study shows that an eye scan may be a relatively easy, inexpensive way to test for early Alzheimer’s disease. The study builds on research showing that closely examining the retina migh... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - 10,000 REASONS TO LEAVE FIREWORKS TO THE PROFESSIONALS

The nation’s ophthalmologists issue eye safety warning ahead of fireworks season   SAN FRANCISCO –  Every year, about 10,000 people are rushed to the emergency department for fireworks injuries. Ophthalmologists – physicians who specialize in medical and surgical e... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - SUNGLASSES: YOUR PRESCRIPTION FOR EYE HEALTH

The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges you to protect your eyes from the sun's damaging UV rays SAN FRANCISCO –  Next time you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses. Most people know that the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays are... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - RESEARCH TO PREVENT BLINDNESS AND AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AWARD GRANTS FOR BIG DATA RESEARCH TO ADVANCE PATIENT CARE

Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to conduct population-based studies SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK– The American Academy of Ophthalmology (the Academy) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the first recipients of the Research to Prevent Blindness/Ame... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY LAUNCHES NEW SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL DEDICATED TO GLAUCOMA RESEARCH

Best-in-class franchise of journals debuts third publication, Ophthalmology® Glaucoma  SAN FRANCISCO –  July 30, 2018 – The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced the launch of Ophthalmology® Glaucoma, a new scientific journal focused exclusively on glaucoma.... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - CONTACT LENS CARE: YOU’RE PROBABLY DOING IT WRONG

American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Optometry join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to promote healthy contact lens habits to protect sight SAN FRANCISCO and ORLANDO –  August 1, 2018 – A recent study showed that most contact lens wearers ... Vai all'articolo

04/10/2018 - IS TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME HARMING CHILDREN’S VISION?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology helps parents separate the facts from fiction  SAN FRANCISCO –  August 6, 2018 – As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists – physi... Vai all'articolo
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