The risk of developing myopic macular degeneration (MMD) is high among older individuals, women, those with lower education, greater myopia severity, and longer axial length, according to data from a consortium of Asian studies. Furthermore, myopic spherical equivalent is the strongest single predictor of MMD.
Visual acuity (VA) of eyes initially treated with antivascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapy has improved from baseline to 5 years without protocol-defined treatment after follow-up ended at 2 years, a study has found. Additionally, mean retinal thickness is comparable at 2 and 5 years, but mean VA has worsened during this period.
Patients with acute anterior uveitis (AAU) see elevated levels of serum amyloid A (SAA), which may help in monitoring inflammatory processes and assess the efficacy of therapies, a recent study has found.
A novel botanical combination of lutein ester, zeaxanthin, and extracts of blackcurrant, chrysanthemum, and goji berry provides protective benefits in adults with eye fatigue without changing the retinal structure, a study has shown.
A novel version of the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) can be used as a more accurate measurement device for myopic patients after laser assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery in place of the current reference tonometer, according to a new study.