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

Cequa more effective than vehicle in treating dry eye

July 8, 2019
A significantly higher percentage of patients with dry eye disease treated with OTX-101 experienced significant improvements in tear production and…
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Microvascular disease elevates risk for amputation

July 8, 2019
Regardless of where it resided in the body and whether it was concomitant with peripheral artery disease, microvascular disease was associated with…
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Silicone oil in syringes contributes to cluster of inflammatory reactions

June 28, 2019
A cluster of post-intravitreal injection inflammatory reaction cases was associated in a study with silicone oil droplets released by Saldanha…
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Texas man contracts rare eye infection caused by trematode

June 28, 2019
A man in southern Texas became only the second person ever in the United States diagnosed with philophthalmiasis, a rare eye infection caused by a…
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Americans have fewer healthy days, more disparity in health outcomes, CDC data show

June 28, 2019
Health equity witnessed a “clear lack of progress” during a recent 25-year period, researchers recently wrote in JAMA Network Open.
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Stroke type unrelated to anti-VEGF treatment

June 26, 2019
Type of stroke suffered, whether ischemic or hemorrhagic, in patients with retinal disease was not influenced by anti-VEGF treatment, according to a…
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Optimal dose of potential IOP-lowering agent demonstrated

June 24, 2019
Three randomized, multicenter, phase 2 studies demonstrated the efficacy and safety of omidenepag isopropyl as an alternative method to lower IOP…
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Visual acuity results ‘excellent’ with extended range of vision IOLs

June 19, 2019
Binocularly implanted extended range of vision IOLs provide “excellent” stereoacuity at distance and near and a high quality of vision…
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LipiFlow more effective than warm compress for dry eye disease

June 18, 2019
One session of vectored thermal pulsation was more efficacious than a warm compress for treating dry eye disease, according to a study. The…
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Antihistamine-releasing contact lens relieves symptoms of ocular allergy

June 17, 2019
In two parallel clinical trials, an antihistamine-releasing contact lens reduced symptoms in patients with allergic conjunctivitis. Two hundred…