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

Real-world study shows benefits in switching to preservative-free fixed-dose combination glaucoma therapy

February 24, 2020
A multicenter, real-world, observational study showed safety and efficacy of a fixed-dose combination of preservative-free tafluprost and timolol in…
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Iodine-125 brachytherapy treatment poses glaucoma risk

February 3, 2020
Patients treated with iodine-125 brachytherapy for uveal melanoma could have a substantial risk for developing open-angle or neovascular glaucoma. …
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Teprotumumab improves proptosis, quality of life for adults with thyroid eye disease

January 23, 2020
Adults with thyroid eye disease assigned the human monoclonal antibody teprotumumab were significantly more likely to experience a meaningful…
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Ocular changes differ in ground-based analogue of weightlessness

January 15, 2020
Subjects who underwent a ground-based analogue of weightlessness experienced greater peripapillary total retinal thickness but less choroidal…
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Asymmetric keratoconus correction may improve visual acuity, refractive outcomes

January 13, 2020
A progressive thickness intrastromal corneal ring segment may help improve visual acuity and refractive outcomes in patients with asymmetric…
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Ranibizumab treat-and-extend as effective as monthly injections in wet AMD

January 10, 2020
The CANTREAT trial found a treat-and-extend strategy with ranibizumab for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration was not worse…
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Researchers identify ways to improve physician-patient visits

January 9, 2020
Findings of a mixed methods study in JAMA identified five ways to improve patient-physician visits: prepare for a meaningful interaction, listen…
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Biosimilar switching 'feasible' in noninfectious uveitis

January 6, 2020
Switching to a biosimilar would be a “feasible treatment choice,” and is associated with maintaining clinical efficacy in patients with…
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Needling revision beneficial after Xen implantation

January 3, 2020
Patients with elevated IOP due to either a fibrotic or shallow bleb or increased vascularity after Xen gel stent implantation experienced a mean…
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Ziv-aflibercept correlated with BCVA, CMT improvements

December 26, 2019
Visual acuity improved beyond that expected in relation to reduction in central macular thickness when a 2.5 mg dose of intravitreal ziv-aflibercept…