Top Medical News
Tristan Manalac, 6 days ago
The transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) through tears appears to be unlikely, according to a Singapore study.
01 Apr 2020
Ophthalmologists are advised to cooperate with local infection control teams in the implementation of infection control measures that are appropriate for their clinical settings in order to minimize the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), suggests a Hong Kong study.
30 Mar 2020
Myopic refractive errors result from forward fixation of the intraocular lens (IOL) even when gas has disappeared in eyes undergoing phacovitrectomy with gas tamponade, a recent study has shown.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 30 Mar 2020
A triple fixed combination of bimatoprost 0.01%/brimonidine 0.15%/timolol 0.5% ophthalmic solution provides superior intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering effects compared with a dual fixed combination of brimonidine 0.2%/timolol 0.5% in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT), according to the results of a phase III study.
29 Mar 2020
Incidences of newly detected retinal breaks and retinal detachments (RDs) are quite significant following acute posterior vitreous detachment (PVD), reveals a study, suggesting that repeat examination may be necessary in these patients.
23 Mar 2020
Use of hormone therapy in the long term potentially carries a heightened risk of cataract in postmenopausal women with type 2 diabetes (T2D), a study reports.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 19 Mar 2020
When choosing between ranibizumab and aflibercept for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration, neither drug bests the other in terms of visual acuity outcomes and treatment frequency at 3 years, according to data from the Fight Retinal Blindness! Registry.