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Loss of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma may affect sleep quality

July 1, 2015

Decreased function of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells may affect pupillary response and sleep quality in glaucoma patients, according to a study.

The cross-sectional study evaluated both eyes of 32 glaucoma patients and 13 healthy subjects using pupillary light reflex and polysomnography to correlate intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cell function and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness with structural damage parameters in glaucoma.

Amar Agarwal

OSN Europe: Endodiathermy marks useful in cases of postoperative toric IOL rotation

July 1, 2015
Imperative to the efficacy of all toric IOLs is the position of the IOL with regards to the intended alignment axis because every degree of misalignment leads to…
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BLOG: Explaining tearing in dry eye

July 1, 2015
In a recent OSN column, “SkyVision enters age of LipiFlow,” I was in a confessional mode. As long as that’s the case, I suppose I should just run with…
VIDEO: New treatment approaches for blepharitis Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: New treatment approaches for blepharitis

July 1, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses microblepharoexfoliation, a new technique for treating blepharitis.
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BLOG: Health care providers need to consider options offered by patient financing programs

July 1, 2015
Most health care practices have financial policies in place that require payment by cash, check or major credit card for out-of-pocket costs. However, in today’s…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: Update on retinal vein occlusion

VIDEO: Update on retinal vein occlusion

June 30, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, W. Lloyd Clark, MD, discusses treatment options for patients with retinal vein…
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