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

Omidria lessens need for fentanyl during cataract surgery

November 8, 2019
Significantly fewer patients undergoing cataract surgery who received intracameral Omidria experienced severe pain or required intraoperative…
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Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant successful for refractory macular holes

November 4, 2019
Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant surgery proved successful in closing refractory macular holes and also improving vision in some cases. A…
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New PresbyLASIK algorithms show satisfactory outcomes

November 1, 2019
Hyperopic and presbyopic treatment with the Technolas Teneo excimer laser from Bausch + Lomb, using two different algorithms in the dominant and…
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Hydroxychloroquine blood levels predict retinopathy in SLE

October 17, 2019
Increased hydroxychloroquine blood levels can be used to predict later hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, according to findings published in Arthritis
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‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…
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Brinzolamide may be most effective for IOP reduction after cataract surgery

October 7, 2019
Brinzolamide provided the best short-term IOP reduction after cataract surgery compared with travoprost or timolol, according to a study. The…
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Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…
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IOL opacity top reason for removal in retina surgery

October 4, 2019
Opacity limiting the surgeon’s view of the posterior segment was the leading cause for IOL removal during vitreoretinal surgery, according to a…
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Kahook Dual Blade goniotomy as first surgical option considered

October 3, 2019
Goniotomy with Kahook Dual Blade may be considered first as treatment in certain patients with glaucoma, according to a study. In a retrospective…
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Children most at risk for ocular exposures reported to poison control

October 2, 2019
The greatest incidence of ocular exposure reported to poison control centers over a 5-year period was seen in children aged 5 years and younger…