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Unique retinal scar identified in Ebola survivors

May 23, 2017

Unique retinal lesions have been observed in some survivors of Ebola virus infection, according to a study.

In a case-control prospective study, University of Liverpool researchers compared retinal images of 82 Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivors with those of 105 control subjects seen at the 34th Regiment Military Hospital in Sierra Leone between January and June 2016.

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of Americans’ access to…

ACP offers recommendations to Congress for health care reform

May 23, 2017
Today, the ACP released a new policy agenda containing several recommendations for Congress to improve American health care. The paper, titled A Prescription for a

Two iStent procedure may be more cost-efficient than other IOP-lowering treatments

May 23, 2017
In treating elevated IOP in open-angle glaucoma patients, two iStent trabecular micro-bypass stents had a lower projected cumulative cost after 5 years compared with…
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VIDEO: In-office electrophysiology helps detect, monitor glaucoma damage

May 23, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Brian A. Francis, MD, MS, discusses how in-office electrophysiology using pattern…
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Combined Surgery for Simultaneous Treatment of Congenital Ptosis and Coexisting Strabismus

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To evaluate the clinical outcomes of single-stage surgery for treatment of patients with congenital ptosis and…
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Eye on an Enigma: New Mechanisms of Action in the Medical Management of Glaucoma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of blindness throughout the world. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to…
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VIDEO: Sirolimus reduces vitreous haze in patients with posterior uveitis

May 14, 2017
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