Optical coherence tomography (OCT) can be used for the noninvasive measurement of pulsatile intracranial pressure, especially when using the OCT parameters peripapillary Bruch’s membrane angle and optic nerve head height, according to a recent study.
Eating a small serving of dried goji berries regularly shows promise in preventing or delaying the development of age-related macular degeneration in healthy middle-aged men and women, as reported in a study.
A recent study involving Dutch teenagers has found that a higher number of episodes of >20 minutes of continuous smartphone use may lead to more myopic refractive errors. Such association does not exist in those with high outdoor exposure.
Blephasteam and TheraPearl, two warm compress medical devices worn over the eyes, achieve comparable efficacy in treating mild to moderate meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), according to a recent study.
The varenicline-containing nasal spray OC-01 appears beneficial in the treatment of dry eye disease, producing improvements in natural tear film production and patient-reported symptoms with a tolerable safety profile, as shown in the phase III trial ONSET-2.
Unprecedented quarantine and social distancing measures implemented during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic have resulted in a “myopia boom” in school-aged children in Hong Kong, according to results of a population-based study by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).
Screening of undiagnosed diabetes can be performed effectively with an automatic retinal image analysis (ARIA) technology developed by researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), instead of a finger-prink test.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 16-31 October 2021 which
includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not
include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred
since the original approval date.