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Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults


Multisensory impairment may serve as a potential marker to help identify older adults at increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer disease.
Medscape Medical News

Outcomes of a Modified Trabeculectomy Closure Technique


A modified closure for trabeculectomy in which the conjunctiva is incised posterior to the limbus and reapproximated using 2 nylon sutures, provided similar surgical outcomes to the standard … Read the rest

Clinical Outcomes of Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty in Eyes With Glaucoma Drainage Devices


In this retrospective case series of 85 eyes, 31.8% developed graft failure and graft survival was 50% at 3 years. The presence of an aqueous shunt has a … Read the rest

Pupil Expansion Rings Have Advantages in Cataract Surgery


Dr Sumit (Sam) Garg on how a recent case series underlines their relative benefits compared with iris hooks.
Medscape Ophthalmology

Video: Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)


This video provides a brief introduction to Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) for treating open-angle glaucoma.

Video: Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation (ECP)


This video provides a brief introduction to Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) for treating glaucoma.

Eyes Speak Before the Child Talks


This case report describes a 5-month-old boy with heterochromia irides, a forelock of white hair, and dystopia canthorum, classic features of Waardenburg syndrome.

Relationship between duration and extent of oedema and visual acuity outcome with ranibizumab in diabetic macular oedema: A post hoc analysis of Protocol I data


Eye, Published online: 18 July 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0522-z

Relationship between duration and extent of oedema and visual acuity outcome with ranibizumab in diabetic macular oedema: A post hoc analysis of … Read the rest

Kahook Dual Blade Excisional Goniotomy and Goniosynechialysis Combined With Phacoemulsification for Angle-closure Glaucoma: 6-Month Results


The purpose of this study was to characterize reductions in intraocular pressure (IOP) and the need for IOP-lowering medications following phacoemulsification combined with Kahook Dual Blade-assisted goniosynechialysis and … Read the rest

Google research shows how AI can make ophthalmologists more effective


As artificial intelligence continues to evolve, diagnosing disease faster and potentially with greater accuracy than physicians, some have suggested that technology may soon replace tasks that physicians currently perform. … Read the rest