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Could the eyes predict cardiovascular risk?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326962.php

New research finds a link between narrower and more curved retinal blood vessels on the one hand and higher blood pressure and stiff arteries, on the other.

Effect of Mannitol on Intraocular Pressure in Vitrectomized and Nonvitrectomized Eyes: A Prospective Comparative Study

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/11000/Effect_of_Mannitol_on_Intraocular_Pressure_in.16.aspx

No abstract available

Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in a Patient With Preretinal Neovascularization

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/2753945

This case report describes a 39-year-old patient with type 2 diabetes whose bilateral proliferative diabetic retinopathy was visualized with optical coherence tomography angiography rather than fluorescein angiography.

Retinal imaging shows promise in early detection of Alzheimer's

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/327002.php

A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer’s disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease.

Double Trouble: 4 Things to Do in Patients With Diplopia

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920911?src=rss

A guide for discerning whether the cause of new-onset diplopia is benign or potentially life-threatening.
Medscape Ophthalmology

Analysis of the Optic Disc and Peripapillary Structures in Monozygotic Twins

https://journals.lww.com/glaucomajournal/Fulltext/2019/11000/Analysis_of_the_Optic_Disc_and_Peripapillary.5.aspx

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We assessed the structural similarity of the optic disc and peripapillary region between monozygotic (MZ) twin pairs. Through these analyses, we sought to determine whether these structures are … Read the rest

Comparison of the retinal nerve fiber layer and ganglion cell complex thickness in Korean patients with unilateral exfoliation syndrome and healthy subjects

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/eye/rss/current/~3/i6_pulgcxd8/s41433-019-0642-5

Eye, Published online: 12 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0642-5

Comparison of the retinal nerve fiber layer and ganglion cell complex thickness in Korean patients with unilateral exfoliation syndrome and healthy subjects… Read the rest

What matters to patients? A thematic analysis of patient information and support needs

http://feeds.nature.com/~r/eye/rss/current/~3/U67l6MwO_6Y/s41433-019-0644-3

Eye, Published online: 12 November 2019; doi:10.1038/s41433-019-0644-3

What matters to patients? A thematic analysis of patient information and support needs

Snubbed by Scientists, Recognized 20 Years Later

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920939?src=rss

Robert Folberg’s success was 2 decades in the making after his team discovered vasculogenic mimicry. Their original report received a frosty reception, but has since been cited more than … Read the rest

Toward a Treatment Trial for Stargardt Disease

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/2740734

Determining the best outcome measure for a randomized clinical trial of Stargardt disease is complex. Vision, the most commonly used ophthalmic outcome, does not correlate well with the extent … Read the rest