Academic difficulty due to visual problems has been reported in children who had concussions, noted a new US study.
A discordance between symptoms and signs in dry eye disease (DED) may indicate self-perceived health, with a new study from the Netherlands suggesting that the presence of greater symptoms than signs is associated with lower self-perceived health.
Optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) may improve visualization of ill-defined choroidal neovascularization (CNV) with dye-based angiography, including occult CNV, according to a recent study.
Treatment adherence in patients requiring pharmacologic control of intraocular pressure (IOP) may be better with fixed-dose combinations than with separate formulations of IOP-lowering medications, according to the results of a trial.
The incidence of positive corneoscleral donour rim fungal cultures after keratoplasty is not common, according to a recent study. However, it carries an increased risk of postoperative fungal infection, which can be reduced with prophylactic antimycotic therapy when culture-positive donour rims are identified.
Several fall hazards were identified in the homes of individuals with glaucoma, and hazard numbers were not lower for persons with worse visual field (VF) damage, according to a cross-sectional study using baseline data (2013 to 2015) from the ongoing Falls in Glaucoma Study (FIGS).
Individuals with intermediate uveitis have achieved good long-term visual outcomes despite having a long disease course with frequent complications, finds a cross-sectional study.
There is no association between mild dynamic exercise and changes in the thickness and area of the choroidal area, a new study reports. On the other hand, there appears to be changes in the choroidal blood flow velocity.
Lens power, axial length-to-corneal radius (AL/CR) ratio and AL are associated with the presence of any diabetic retinopathy (DR) and moderate DR in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), a recent study has found.
Depression and anxiety appear to be prevalent in patients with dry eye disease (DED), with the prevalence and severity of depression being higher in the subgroup of DED patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.