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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.

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High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age, education and…

Alcon introduces chewable eye vitamin

May 18, 2017
Alcon, a division of Novartis, announced the launch of a chewable vitamin to support eye health in people with age-related macular degeneration. The vitamin, Systane…
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OCTA used to assess macular vessel density in Stargardt disease

May 17, 2017
BALTIMORE — Patients with Stargardt disease had a lower vessel density in the deep retina, according to a study presented at the Association for Research in Vision…
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Diabetic Eye Disease - Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Aqueous humor holds potential as ‘liquid’ biopsy for retinoblastoma

May 8, 2017
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VIDEO: Sirolimus reduces vitreous haze in patients with posterior uveitis

May 14, 2017
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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…

In the Journals

High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age…

Alcon introduces chewable eye vitamin

May 18, 2017
Alcon, a division of Novartis, announced the launch of a chewable vitamin to support eye health in people with age-related macular degeneration. The…

Meeting News

OCTA used to assess macular vessel density in Stargardt disease

May 17, 2017
BALTIMORE — Patients with Stargardt disease had a lower vessel density in the deep retina, according to a study presented at the Association…

‘Deep learning’ potential breakthrough in diabetic retinopathy management

May 16, 2017
IBM Research announced a technological advance that uses “deep learning” to achieve the highest-ever recorded accuracy using…

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Higher incidence of Bell’s palsy attributed to increase in herpes zoster infection

May 16, 2017
BALTIMORE — A higher incidence of Bell’s palsy in recent years may be attributed to increasing rates of herpes zoster infection…

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Dense white proliferation observed in periodic exam

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2017
Albert M. Morier, OD, MA; Joshua O. Mali, MD
In July 2011, a 22-year-old man presented for a periodic eye examination. His ocular history was significant only for myopia in both eyes that was…

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Myopia, dry eye, macular degeneration are linked to digital device use

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2017
Thomas Aller, OD, FBCLA
The first personal computers hit the market in the early 1980s and have become an inescapable part of modern life – inescapable that is, until…

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VIDEO: Review shows anti-VEGFs improve visual, anatomic results in retinal vein occlusion cases

May 15, 2017
BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Nikolas J.S. London, MD, discusses a large, cross-sectional…

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VIDEO: Sirolimus reduces vitreous haze in patients with posterior uveitis

May 14, 2017
BALTIMORE – Phase 3 studies of intravitreal sirolimus demonstrated reduced vitreous haze in patients with noninfectious posterior uveitis…

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