Recent top ophthalmology news

Here are some of the latest top stories on Healio.com/OSN:

 

Light-emitting sleep mask yields no long-term benefit for DME

According to the results of the phase 3 CLEOPATRA trial, patients with non-center-involving diabetic macular edema who wore a light-emitting mask during sleep did not experience long-term therapeutic benefits. Read more.

 

Femtosecond and manual cataract surgeries have similar outcomes

Eyes that underwent femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery achieved similar visual and refractive outcomes when compared with eyes that underwent manual cataract surgery. Read more.

 

Surgeon meets challenges of performing gene therapy

Audina M. Berrocal, MD, of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, performed the 1-hour surgery in a Florida boy with Leber congenital amaurosis. Read more.

 

Scleral-glued IOLs a good option for eyes with pseudoexfoliation

Visual acuity was maintained or improved in the majority of patients with pseudoexfoliation who underwent glue-assisted scleral fixation of IOLs. Read more.

 

Surgical outcomes differ depending on type of lamellar macular hole

Patients with lamellar macular holes with lamellar hole-associated epiretinal proliferation tend to have worse visual outcomes compared with patients who have highly reflective epiretinal membranes. Read more.

Here are some of the latest top stories on Healio.com/OSN:

 

Light-emitting sleep mask yields no long-term benefit for DME

According to the results of the phase 3 CLEOPATRA trial, patients with non-center-involving diabetic macular edema who wore a light-emitting mask during sleep did not experience long-term therapeutic benefits. Read more.

 

Femtosecond and manual cataract surgeries have similar outcomes

Eyes that underwent femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery achieved similar visual and refractive outcomes when compared with eyes that underwent manual cataract surgery. Read more.

 

Surgeon meets challenges of performing gene therapy

Audina M. Berrocal, MD, of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, performed the 1-hour surgery in a Florida boy with Leber congenital amaurosis. Read more.

 

Scleral-glued IOLs a good option for eyes with pseudoexfoliation

Visual acuity was maintained or improved in the majority of patients with pseudoexfoliation who underwent glue-assisted scleral fixation of IOLs. Read more.

 

Surgical outcomes differ depending on type of lamellar macular hole

Patients with lamellar macular holes with lamellar hole-associated epiretinal proliferation tend to have worse visual outcomes compared with patients who have highly reflective epiretinal membranes. Read more.