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Atopic dermatitis and cataract development

Doug Katsev, MD, discusses the findings from a study concerning atopic dermatitis and cataract development for the Medical News Minute.

Multifocal Contact Lenses for Astigmatism Receives FDA Clearance

The Bausch + Lomb ULTRA® Multifocal for Astigmatism are monthly silicone hydrogel lenses designed for astigmatic correction.

EMR data can predict myopia development

Big data and machine learning approaches can improve prediction of myopia in Chinese children, according to a study published online Nov. 6 in PLOS Medicine.

Higher Eye Pressure After Anti-VEGF Therapy Needs More Attention

The elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) known to follow intravitreal injections of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents may persist in certain patients, according to a report by the Amer

China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct

Offending researchers could face restrictions on jobs, loans and business opportunities under a system tied to the controversial social credit policy.

The best science images of the year: 2018 in pictures

Calcifications increase AMD risk

Calcifications in the eye increase risk for progression to advanced AMD by more than six times

NIDEK Launches Feedback Exam for Low Vision Care and Scotopic Microperimetry

The standard feedback exam function provides visual rehabilitation training for low vision patients who have lost foveal fixation.

Unapproved Therapies Cause Significantly More Patient Injuries

Unapproved Therapies Cause Significantly More Patient Injuries Than Reported by Cell Therapy Clinics

Traditional glaucoma test can miss severity of disease

The most common tests for glaucoma can underestimate the severity of the condition by not detecting the presence of central vision loss, according to a new Columbia University study.

Light-emitting sleep mask yields no long-term benefit for DME

According to the results of the phase 3 CLEOPATRA trial, patients with non-center-involving diabetic macular edema who wore a light-emitting mask during sleep did not experience long-term therapeutic benefits

Dynamin-binding protein linked to congenital cataracts

Cataracts, a condition in which the eyes' natural lenses get clouded, are the most common cause of vision loss in older people and can be corrected by routine surgery.

AAO Announces $4 Million Gift to Aid Construction of a Public Museum Dedicated to Vision and Eye Health

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a project to construct the world’s first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health. The new museum will be located in San Francisco.

The best supervisor

I was lucky to have a PhD supervisor whose mentorship transformed my academic experience.

Evidence Mounts That an Eye Scan May Detect Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Results from two studies show that a new, non-invasive imaging device can see signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a matter of seconds.