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October 14, 2021

Brolucizumab May Help Where Other Anti-VEGFs Fail in Wet AMD Brolucizumab May Help Where Other Anti-VEGFs Fail in Wet AMD

SAN ANTONIO — With brolucizumab (Beovu), visual acuity can be maintained and retinal fluid can be reduced for patients who are not benefiting from older drugs […]
October 12, 2021

Newborns With SARS-CoV-2 Show Ocular Injury Newborns With SARS-CoV-2 Show Ocular Injury

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN ANTONIO — Newborns infected with SARS-CoV-2 are showing signs of eye […]
October 12, 2021

Posted Prices of Cataract Procedures May Confuse Patients: Study Posted Prices of Cataract Procedures May Confuse Patients: Study

Many academic medical centers are trying to comply with a recent federal mandate on price transparency, but data posted on their websites may leave patients’ questions […]
October 11, 2021

Face Masks May Reduce Endophthalmitis Face Masks May Reduce Endophthalmitis

SAN ANTONIO — When everyone in the room wears face masks, patients may be less likely to get endophthalmitis during intravitreal injections, researchers say. “We can’t […]
October 10, 2021

Alternative Disinfectant Proposed for Intravitreal Injections Alternative Disinfectant Proposed for Intravitreal Injections

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Hypochlorous acid causes less pain than povidone iodine when used as a disinfectant prior to intravitreal injections, researchers say. Povidone iodine is […]
October 9, 2021

Black Patients Benefit Less From Ranibizumab Black Patients Benefit Less From Ranibizumab

Black patients get less visual acuity improvement than White patients when treated with ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema, according to the available data from clinical trials. […]
October 4, 2021

Handheld Device Can Detect Amblyopia in Children As Young As 2 Handheld Device Can Detect Amblyopia in Children As Young As 2

A handheld vision screening device to test for amblyopia and strabismus has been found to have a sensitivity of 100%, a specificity of 85%, and a […]
September 27, 2021

Insulin Pumps Linked to Lower Retinopathy Risk in Youths With T1D Insulin Pumps Linked to Lower Retinopathy Risk in Youths With T1D

A new study suggests that the use of insulin pumps by children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) may be associated with a lower likelihood […]
September 21, 2021

Aflibercept Matches Laser for Retinopathy of Prematurity Aflibercept Matches Laser for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Judging from short-term outcomes, aflibercept works at least as well as laser photocoagulation to treat retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), researchers say. Aflibercept cleared the ROP in […]
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