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Publication Exclusive: Pediatric patient presents with acute onset of vision loss

August 29, 2015

An 8-year-old Asian boy presented with vision loss in the right eye for 1 day. He described a central area of vision loss with intact peripheral vision. At the onset of the vision loss, he had a mild headache that resolved. He did not have any eye pain or diplopia, and there were no changes in the left eye. He had no other neurologic changes and no recent illnesses or vaccinations. He was otherwise healthy.

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Age, gender, subtype may influence recurrence of AMD after anti-VEGF treatment

August 28, 2015
Recurrence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration after anti-VEGF treatment may be associated with age and gender, and occur sooner in patients with polypoidal…
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Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and…

OSLI Retina: Current concepts in managing retinal vein occlusion in young patients

August 22, 2015
Our management of retinal vein occlusion has changed dramatically over the last 3 decades since the results of the Branch Vein Occlusion Study and Central Vein Occlusion…

BLOG: After vitrectomy, what's in the vitreous chamber?

July 31, 2015
This is a simple question, but one that can take some time to explore. There are two types of vitrectomies: anterior…
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CNV size portends subretinal hemorrhage after anti-VEGF therapy

August 21, 2015
Change of choroidal neovascularization size on indocyanine green angiography can predict recurrent exudation and/or…
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BLOG: Blue light symposium clarifies opportunities for optometry

July 20, 2015
During the last weekend in June, I attended the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As I walked across Times Square…
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Publication Exclusive: Pediatric patient presents with acute onset of vision loss

August 29, 2015
An 8-year-old Asian boy presented with vision loss in the right eye for 1 day. He described a central area of vision loss with intact peripheral…
In the Journals

Age, gender, subtype may influence recurrence of AMD after anti-VEGF treatment

August 28, 2015
Recurrence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration after anti-VEGF treatment may be associated with age and gender, and occur sooner in…
In the Journals

Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric…

OSLI Retina: Current concepts in managing retinal vein occlusion in young patients

August 22, 2015
Our management of retinal vein occlusion has changed dramatically over the last 3 decades since the results of the Branch Vein Occlusion Study and…
In the Journals

CNV size portends subretinal hemorrhage after anti-VEGF therapy

August 21, 2015
Change of choroidal neovascularization size on indocyanine green angiography can predict recurrent exudation and/or subretinal hemorrhage after…
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No association seen between Medicare payments, service volumes for highly used retina procedures

August 20, 2015
There was no association between Medicare payments and service volume for three high-volume retina procedures between 2005 and 2009, according to a…
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Blue light and breast cancer

August 18, 2015
I want to start by thanking Alan Burt for writing my last blog post, reporting on the 2015 New York Blue Light Symposium. As Alan pointed out, this…
YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Darcy Eberle, OD; Dianne Kowing, OD, FAAO; Ruth Hyatt, OD; William Dunn, MD, FACS
A 56-year-old certified ophthalmic technician presented for a comprehensive eye examination. He was complaining of persistent vitreous floaters in…
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Intravitreal Avastin not associated with increased endophthalmitis risk

August 14, 2015
Intravitreal injections of bevacizumab do not pose a greater risk of endophthalmitis than intravitreal injections of ranibizumab, according to a…
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Baseline characteristics help predict visual acuity outcomes after anti-VEGF treatment for wet AMD

August 12, 2015
Lower best corrected visual acuity, younger age and smaller total area of choroidal neovascularization at baseline may be significant predictors for…
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