Ophthalmology

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Noninvasive and low-tech procedures can be used to easily and quickly estimate the Ocular Surface Frailty Index (OSFI), which appears to predict the onset of postoperative dry eye disease (DED) symptoms, according to a recent study.
05 Jul 2020
Ocular manifestation appears to be rare among patients with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but the risk of ocular transmission should not be ruled out, a recent study has shown.
Rachel Soon, 03 Jul 2020

Community-based healthcare workers (HCWs) such as GPs and pharmacists can help reduce irreversible vision loss from age-related macular generation (AMD) in an ageing Malaysian population, say local experts.

28 Jun 2020
Atropine 0.05% has double the efficacy of 0.01% eye drops over 2 years, and the former remains the optimal concentration among atropine concentrations in slowing the progression of myopia, a recent study has shown.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 28 Jun 2020

Roxadustat treatment for anaemia in patients with dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (DD CKD) does not come with an increased risk of ophthalmic abnormalities, according to a phase III trial conducted in Japan.

Jairia Dela Cruz, 26 Jun 2020
Individuals with diabetes who underwent cataract surgery are at greater risk of developing diabetic retinopathy, according to a Singapore study.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 23 Jun 2020

While the importance of good hygiene, particularly proper handwashing, and mask wearing has been continuously stressed, the role of eye care in COVID-19 prevention has not received much attention.

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Roshini Claire Anthony, 28 Jun 2020

Roxadustat treatment for anaemia in patients with dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (DD CKD) does not come with an increased risk of ophthalmic abnormalities, according to a phase III trial conducted in Japan.