Top Medical News
07 May 2019
A recent study has shown that apnoea-hypopnoea index (AHI) during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is independently linked to diabetic retinopathy (DR) and appears to be a risk factor for DR.
Stephen Padilla, 02 May 2019
Ranibizumab-related improvements in diabetic retinopathy (DR) severity continue in >70 percent of patients in the open-label extension (OLE) of the RIDE and RISE studies after switching from ranibizumab monthly to an individualized ranibizumab 0.5 mg pro re nata (PRN) dosing regimen.
Stephen Padilla, 29 Apr 2019
High-dose cyclosporine A (CsA) cationic emulsion (CE) is well tolerated and effective in improving keratitis, symptoms and quality of life (QOL) in patients with severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), according to a phase III study.
Tristan Manalac, 09 Apr 2019
Parafoveal flow and vessel density (VD) are significantly reduced in individuals with early cognitive impairment and may serve as early biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a recent study.
04 Apr 2019
Unintentional treatment interruptions in diabetic retinopathy patients, especially those with proliferative disease, managed with antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapy alone can result in irreversible blindness, as shown in a recent study.
Tristan Manalac, 02 Apr 2019
Both diabetic retinopathy (DR) and kidney disease (DKD) increase the risk of death, although the effect of DKD is stronger, according to a recent Singapore study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 01 Apr 2019

A recent study from the US has suggested an increased likelihood of dry eye disease among individuals diagnosed with migraines.

Special Reports
12 Nov 2018
The latest research, clinical data and innovations in ophthalmology were presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in Chicago, USA, held on 27−30 October 2018. As in previous years, an international panel of renowned ophthalmologists attended the meeting and contributed articles to create the Eye on AAO 2018 e-Bulletins featuring conference highlights of the latest research and hot topics in ophthalmology, and commentary on their relevance to clinical practice in the Asia Pacific region. 

The e-Bulletins are conveniently available for download from this page; they will surely be of significant interest to those seeking updates on the latest advances in ophthalmology.
10 Nov 2016
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) was held in Chicago, USA, from 15−18 October 2016. A panel of renowned international clinicians in the field of ophthalmology contributed the articles for the Eye on AAO 2016 e-Bulletins, which feature conference highlights, reviews of hot topics discussed at the meeting, Asian and clinical relevance of few of the important topics.