In the Journals
This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in ophthalmology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.
In the Journals

Ophthalmic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma survival affected by different factors

September 18, 2017
Several factors, including increased age and location, can influence overall survival rates in patients with ophthalmic diffuse large B-cell…
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Less laser energy improves lenticule surface during SMILE

September 15, 2017
Lowering femtosecond laser energy level to less than 115 nJ during small incision lenticule extraction can improve the surface quality of the…
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Visual acuity improvements maintained long term after three-step procedure for keratoconus

September 14, 2017
Patients with moderate to severe keratoconus who underwent a three-step procedure maintained visual acuity improvements at 2 years, according to a…
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Higher-order aberrations increased after SMILE for myopia

September 12, 2017
Small incision lenticule extraction was associated with significant increases in higher-order aberrations in a cohort of patients undergoing the…
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ROP rates, treatments vary internationally

September 11, 2017
A retrospective cohort study conducted on preterm infants registered in an international database showed considerable variation in the rate of…
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Mobility test tracks vision changes in inherited retinal dystrophies

September 8, 2017
A novel multi-luminance mobility test accurately distinguished normal-sighted subjects from visually impaired subjects with inherited retinal…
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Blepharokeratoconjunctivitis treatment explored through Delphi consensus

September 7, 2017
A group of researchers used the Delphi consensus method to develop a pragmatic treatment algorithm to assist in the management of…
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Despite growing medical education debt, more students graduating without debt

September 7, 2017
Although medical education debt has continued to increase, the proportion of students graduating with no debt increased from 16.1% in 2010 to 26.9%…
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Long-term data reinforce positive effect of phacoemulsification for glaucoma

September 6, 2017
A systematic review and meta-analysis confirmed the IOP-lowering effect of phacoemulsification alone in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma and…
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Nonconventional procedure leads to faster resolution for acute dacryocystitis

September 6, 2017
Primary nonendoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy may lead to faster resolution…
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