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Orbital lymphoma: masquerading as involutional ptosis

Unilateral ptosis can be the first symptom related to other causes that are traumatic, myogenic, neurogenic, or mechanical in nature.

A breakthrough in retinoblastoma treatment using a light-triggered drug release system

Researchers at LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and collaborators from the School of Basic Medical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, have developed an 'intravenous injection plus light-triggered intraocular drug release' strategy to achieve drug accumulation in retinoblastoma.

Horizon Therapeutics enrolls first patient in TEPEZZA study for chronic TED

Horizon Therapeutics announced Tuesday the enrollment of the first patient in its Phase 4 clinical trial analyzing TEPEZZA® for the treatment of thyroid eye disease.

AI-powered system to diagnose glaucoma using eye images

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), in collaboration with clinicians at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) in Singapore have developed a novel method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to screen for glaucoma, a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness through damage to the optic nerve at the back of the eye.

Reproducibility: expect less of the scientific paper

Make science more reliable by placing the burden of replicability on the community, not on individual laboratories.

Swedish research misconduct agency swamped with cases in first year

The newly formed government organization tackled 46 research-fraud investigations in 2020 — three times as many as expected.

Software plugin allows retina specialists to prepare, guide navigated laser treatment remotely

OD-OS’s teleguidance offering addresses the lack of experts and also benefits teaching in retina laser care.

Eyeglasses for school kids boosts academic performance

Students who received eyeglasses through a school-based program scored higher on reading and math tests, Johns Hopkins researchers from the Wilmer Eye Institute and School of Education found in the largest clinical study of the impact of glasses on education ever conducted in the United States. The students who struggled the most academically showed the greatest improvement.

Clinical study to understand vision loss from NF1 optic pathway glioma

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Stanford University School of Medicine will lead the $5.4 million study ,with patient recruitment beginning in late 2021 or early 2022.

Studying the impact of topical steroids on ptosis

Why instillation of topical corticosteroids may be associated with greater ptosis and higher rate of failed ptosis repair

What a novel dual-chamber vial brings to corneal preservation

Researchers believe the vial has the potential to transform the way corneal grafts are preserved and will provide scientists with a platform to develop customized preservation solutions.

Women less likely to win major research awards

Although the gap is narrowing, prestigious prizes are still more likely to go to men, finds an analysis of gender bias in the world’s top science awards.

Largest population-based study of 'lazy eye' reveals public health's blind spots

An estimated 1% to 5% of children worldwide have lazy eye— a childhood condition where the vision does not develop properly. It happens because one or both eyes are unable to build a strong link to the brain.

Politics will be poorer without Angela Merkel’s scientific approach

The departing German chancellor’s support for science and rigour in policymaking has proved transformative — except on climate change.

Ophthalmology Foundation focuses on mission of vision

The Ophthalmology Foundation is a recently formed nonprofit organization created to support ophthalmic education internationally—particularly in low-resource and underserved countries—to improve global eye care, advance scientific ophthalmology, and ultimately preserve and restore vision for people of all nations.