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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Triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controls inflammation after cataract surgery

June 12, 2019
An injection of triamcinolone acetonide-moxifloxacin controlled intraocular inflammation and corneal edema after cataract surgery. The retrospective…
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Eyes with previous herpes zoster-related ocular disease at greater risk for recurrence after cataract surgery

June 11, 2019
Eyes with a history of herpes zoster-related keratitis or uveitis were at high risk for herpes zoster disease recurrence after cataract surgery…
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Repository corticotropin injection may reduce uveitis medication use

June 10, 2019
Patients with uveitis treated with repository corticotropin injection experienced a reduction in uveitis medication use and improvement in vision…
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Hospitalization costs higher in those with vision loss

May 22, 2019
In an analysis of more than 24,000 hospitalized patients, researchers found those with vision loss experienced longer mean length of stays, higher…
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60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
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Protocol V trial results favor observation strategy for DME with good vision

April 30, 2019
The DRCR.net Protocol V clinical trial concludes that patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good vision can confidently be managed…
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ACR, Arthritis Foundation recommend against chronic glucocorticoids in JIA treatment

April 29, 2019
Health care providers should avoid prescribing chronic low-dose glucocorticoids — regardless of risk factors or disease activity — when…
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CTR-blocked angle increases IOP in chronic hypotony

April 25, 2019
Patients who underwent a novel surgical method to treat chronic ocular hypotony experienced increased IOP and visual acuity through a mean 27.7-month…
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VA improves in astigmatic eyes after 2-step procedure

April 24, 2019
Both visual acuity and refractive results improved in patients undergoing deep intrastromal arcuate keratotomy with in situ keratomileusis for…
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Twice weekly fish intake reduces risk of AMD

April 17, 2019
A diet that includes eating fish twice a week as well as daily intake of fruits and vegetables was associated with reduced risk of developing…