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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Ground-level ozone exposure increases dry eye discomfort

November 27, 2019
In patients with dry eye disease, there was an increase in ocular discomfort and a decrease in tear secretion following short-term exposure to…
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US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

November 26, 2019
Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades but eventually slowed over time and then dropped for 3 straight…
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FLEx results stable after 10 years

November 25, 2019
Patients who underwent femtosecond lenticule extraction for the treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism had stable results 10 years after the…
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Use of mask after ROP exam helps minimize stress in infants

November 22, 2019
Using a mask to decrease photosensitivity following screening for retinopathy of prematurity reduced stress in the infants after the examination…
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Patients achieve successful outcomes after Baerveldt implantation by residents

November 14, 2019
Patients with glaucoma who underwent Baerveldt implantation by residents experienced similar outcomes and IOP reduction 1 year postoperatively when…
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Genetic variation for primary open-angle glaucoma found in those with African ancestry

November 11, 2019
Primary open-angle glaucoma may be associated with a genetic variation in individuals with African ancestry, a study found. The multicenter…
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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