In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in optometry. 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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Study looks at associations between dry eye, depression

July 16, 2018
Women with dry eye symptoms had higher odds of having depression compared with symptom-free patients, according to a cross-sectional study…
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Patients experienced more postop pain with CXL vs. PRK

July 12, 2018
Patients experienced less postoperative pain but slower epithelial defect healing rates after undergoing PRK compared with corneal cross-linking…
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More research needed for treatment of neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis

July 12, 2018
Treatment with erythromycin at 50 mg/kg per day for 14 days demonstrated better cure rates compared with azithromycin in neonates with chlamydial…
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In phase 1 study, ICON-1 intravitreal injections safe in eyes with neovascular AMD

July 11, 2018
Intravitreal injections of ICON-1 in eyes with neovascular age-related macular degeneration were found to be safe and well-tolerated in doses up to…
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Biometric measurements led to more accurate IOL power calculations

July 10, 2018
The use of an optical biometer for biometric measurements led to accurate IOL power calculations for several IOL power formulas. The prospective…
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Augmented reality devices hold promise for the visually impaired

July 9, 2018
An augmented reality device may improve functional vision in people with nearly complete vision loss by translating spatial information into…
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Physicians reporting burnout twice as likely to make medical mistakes

July 9, 2018
Physicians with burnout reported medical errors at double the rate of other clinicians after adjusting for specialty, work hours, fatigue and work…
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Phakic lens in high myopes yields early refractive stability

July 5, 2018
A 3-month prospective study carried out at a Chinese university showed safety, efficacy and stability of results with the implantation of a posterior…
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Low endophthalmitis rate found after intravitreal injections

July 2, 2018
Analysis of 12 years of data on intravitreal injections in a large tertiary referral center showed a low rate of endophthalmitis as a complication…
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Number of self-employed health care professionals drops 10% since 2001

June 29, 2018
The percentage of health care professionals who were self-employed declined and the gap in earnings between employed and self-employed health care…