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Previously undiagnosed cardiovascular risk factors found in many patients with CRAO

July 30, 2015

A high percentage of patients with nonarteritic central retinal artery occlusion had pre-existing or newly diagnosed cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study.

“We consider CRAO patients at high risk for future vascular events and recommend a comprehensive diagnostic work-up in all patients with CRAO,” the study authors said.

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

July 30, 2015

Publication Exclusive: Girl initially presents with open globe injury

July 28, 2015
The ophthalmology service was consulted for an otherwise healthy 6-year-old girl who was hit in the right eye by her brother with a pen 3 days before presenting to the…
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Quick exposure to hand-held laser device may lead to full-thickness macular hole

July 24, 2015
Momentary exposure to high-powered hand-held blue-light laser devices was associated with retinal injuries such as full-thickness macular hole, according to a…
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VIDEO: Ophthalmologist gives recap on the ROP session from ASRS 2015

VIDEO: Ophthalmologist gives recap on the ROP session from ASRS 2015

July 18, 2015
VIENNA — At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting, Antonio Capone Jr., MD, highlights several topics from…
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Incidence of late AMD quadruples per decade of age in white Americans

July 22, 2015
The incidence of age-related macular degeneration increased exponentially with age in white American subjects, and…
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Publication Exclusive: Providing eye care for professional sports teams involves commitment beyond game day

July 22, 2015
Sports have become a huge part of our country’s entertainment culture. This is especially true in Pittsburgh, which…
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In the Journals

Previously undiagnosed cardiovascular risk factors found in many patients with CRAO

July 30, 2015
A high percentage of patients with nonarteritic central retinal artery occlusion had pre-existing or newly diagnosed cardiovascular risk factors…
OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

July 30, 2015

Publication Exclusive: Girl initially presents with open globe injury

July 28, 2015
The ophthalmology service was consulted for an otherwise healthy 6-year-old girl who was hit in the right eye by her brother with a pen 3 days before…
In the Journals

Quick exposure to hand-held laser device may lead to full-thickness macular hole

July 24, 2015
Momentary exposure to high-powered hand-held blue-light laser devices was associated with retinal injuries such as full-thickness macular hole…
In the Journals

Incidence of late AMD quadruples per decade of age in white Americans

July 22, 2015
The incidence of age-related macular degeneration increased exponentially with age in white American subjects, and women had a higher annual…

Publication Exclusive: Providing eye care for professional sports teams involves commitment beyond game day

July 22, 2015
Sports have become a huge part of our country’s entertainment culture. This is especially true in Pittsburgh, which likes to bill itself the “City of…
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NICE recommends Ozurdex for pseudophakic patients with DME

July 22, 2015
The U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued guidance recommending the use of Ozurdex for a particular group of patients…
Analysis: Lucentis may be more cost-effective than Eylea for DME Meeting News Coverage

Analysis: Lucentis may be more cost-effective than Eylea for DME

July 20, 2015
VIENNA — A cost-effectiveness analysis based on Protocol T results found considerably higher costs and minimal gain in quality-adjusted…
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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 toward the hotel entrance…
Pyron Award lecture focuses on optogenetics as vision restoration strategy Meeting News Coverage

Pyron Award lecture focuses on optogenetics as vision restoration strategy

July 20, 2015
VIENNA — The Pyron Award lecture at the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting focused on optogenetics, an exciting advancement with…
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