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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Laser-induced chorioretinal anastomosis can lessen CRVO treatment burden

January 4, 2019
Adding laser-induced chorioretinal anastomosis to anti-VEGF treatment for central retinal vein occlusion can reduce the number of injections needed…
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First year LAMP results: 0.05% atropine reduces myopic progression

January 2, 2019
In the first phase of the ongoing four-phase LAMP study, researchers report 0.05% atropine was most effective among three concentrations and placebo…
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FLACS, conventional phaco yield similar outcomes

January 2, 2019
A study comparing conventional phacoemulsification surgery and femtosecond laser-assisted surgery found a significant reduction in posterior capsule…
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BCVA may be viable primary outcome in gene therapy trials for choroideremia

December 31, 2018
Best corrected visual acuity was sustained or improved in patients with choroideremia who underwent gene therapy in a phase 2 study, and the…
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Postop events suggest need for ‘attentive’ management after Xen implantation

December 31, 2018
A retrospective study of eyes implanted with the Allergan Xen45 gel stent supports evidence that the device can significantly reduce IOP as well as…
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Diabetic retinopathy position statement promotes prevention, early detection, control

December 21, 2018
A new position statement by the American Diabetes Association recommends intensive glycemic control and regular screening for prevention and early…
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Oculomotor system may adapt to head injuries

December 20, 2018
Subconcussive head impacts negatively affect near point of convergence; however, over time, the oculomotor system could adapt to subclinical brain…
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iStent inject reduces IOP, medication burden at 36 months

December 17, 2018
Patients implanted with two iStent injects after cataract surgery experienced reduced IOP and less reliance on medications after 36 months, according…
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Adenovirus causes keratoconjunctivitis outbreak at eye clinic

December 17, 2018
A 2017 outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis at an eye care clinic in Los Angeles was caused by a novel human adenovirus type, according to study…
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Increase in choroidal thickness seen after CPAP therapy

December 14, 2018
Patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome who underwent continuous positive airway pressure therapy experienced an increase in choroidal…