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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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…
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Aspirin use not associated with progression to late AMD

December 20, 2019
Patients who took aspirin in either Age-Related Eye Disease Study did not show significant associations with progression to late age-related macular…
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Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy effective for pediatric congenital nasolacrimal canal dysplasia

December 19, 2019
In children with congenital nasolacrimal canal dysplasia, the combination of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy and lacrimal CT scan may be…
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Eyes experience thinning of ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer after epiretinal membrane surgery

December 18, 2019
Eyes that underwent epiretinal membrane surgery experienced progressive thinning of the ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer and worsening Humphrey…
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Endothelial cell loss continues at least 5 years after CyPass implantation

December 13, 2019
In eyes with open-angle glaucoma, endothelial cell loss after phacoemulsification combined with CyPass implantation continued for at least 5 years…