More than two-thirds of adults with visually significant cataract are unaware of their condition, and half of those undiagnosed have bilateral visual impairment, results from the Singapore population-based SEED* study show.
People who have a history of mild traumatic brain injury may be at a greater risk of age-related impairment in visual attention compared with those without histories of such traumas, a preliminary study reports.
The use of intraoperative wavefront aberrometry (IWA) in calculating intraocular lens (IOL) power during routine cataract surgery is not reliable due to its high rate of measurement failures and the large variations of the readings, a study has shown.
A new population-based study has reported that at least 66 percent of Singaporean adults have undiagnosed visually significant cataracts, and that a further half of this experience considerably reduced qualities of life as a result of bilateral visual impairment.
Excessive nocturnal blood pressure (BP) dipping appears to be associated with a significantly increased risk of developing optic disc haemorrhage in patients with normal-tension glaucoma (NTG), a study has shown.
Short-term intraocular pressure (IOP) occurs in eyes with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) from 3 to 7 hours following phacoemulsification, according to a new study.
A moderate daily dose of long-chain omega-3 (ω-3) essential fatty acids (EFA), in the form of krill oil (predominantly phospholipid ω-3 EFAs) and fish oil (triacylglyceride ω-3 EFAs) supplementation, for 3 months reduces tear osmolarity and enhances tear stability in people with dry eye disease (DED).
An organic light-emitting diode sleep mask appears to have potential therapeutic value in diabetic macular oedema (DMO), producing a beneficial effect on retinal thickness with no major safety signal apart from a small impairment in daytime alertness and a moderate impact on wellbeing, a study has shown.
Botulinum toxin is as good as surgery for treating acute-onset, comitant esotropia at 6 months in children, with the advantage of reducing general anaesthesia duration and healthcare costs, according to a small study.
Eyes with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are more likely to have peripheral retinal changes than control eyes, according to a cross-sectional evaluation of clinic-based patients enrolled in AREDS2* and a prospective study.