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.
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LipiFlow more effective than warm compress for dry eye disease

June 18, 2019
One session of vectored thermal pulsation was more efficacious than a warm compress for treating dry eye disease, according to a study. The…
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Antihistamine-releasing contact lens relieves symptoms of ocular allergy

June 17, 2019
In two parallel clinical trials, an antihistamine-releasing contact lens reduced symptoms in patients with allergic conjunctivitis. Two hundred…
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Heads-up 3-D visualization system offers similar safety, efficacy as traditional microscope

June 14, 2019
A heads-up 3-D visualization system had similar complication rates and duration of surgery as a traditional binocular microscope for cataract…
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Need for surgery remains high after use of cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive

June 13, 2019
Application of cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive in eyes with corneal perforation and thinning is moderately effective in the short term but often…
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Triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controls inflammation after cataract surgery

June 12, 2019
An injection of triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controlled intraocular inflammation and corneal edema after cataract surgery. The retrospective…
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Eyes with previous herpes zoster-related ocular disease at greater risk for recurrence after cataract surgery

June 11, 2019
Eyes with a history of herpes zoster-related keratitis or uveitis were at high risk for herpes zoster disease recurrence after cataract surgery…
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Repository corticotropin injection may reduce uveitis medication use

June 10, 2019
Patients with uveitis treated with repository corticotropin injection experienced a reduction in uveitis medication use and improvement in vision…
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Hospitalization costs higher in those with vision loss

May 22, 2019
In an analysis of more than 24,000 hospitalized patients, researchers found those with vision loss experienced longer mean length of stays, higher…
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60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
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Protocol V trial results favor observation strategy for DME with good vision

April 30, 2019
The DRCR.net Protocol V clinical trial concludes that patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good vision can confidently be managed…