Omni surgical system reduces IOP, medication use over 3 years
Stand-alone use of the Omni surgical system reduced IOP and the need for IOP-lowering medications at 36 months in adults with open-angle glaucoma, according to a press release...
2 days ago - Healio
Study finds shared genetic basis and association between myopia, risk for glaucoma
A genetic association study using two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis was able to demonstrate a shared genetic basis and an association between myopic refractive error...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Genetic variant associated with Alzheimer's disease plays a role in protecting against glaucoma
New research led by scientists at Mass Eye and Ear and Brigham and Women's Hospital, member hospitals of Mass General Brigham, reveals the role that a genetic variant...
3 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Financial incentives from pharma companies can influence how vision care practitioners prescribe branded eyedrops
In a lookback study of prescribing patterns among thousands of American ophthalmologists and optometrists, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers concluded that eye doctors who...
4 days ago - News Medical
Nova Eye Medical launches iTrack Advance study
The first patient has been enrolled in a prospective, randomized, multicenter study of the iTrack Advance canaloplasty device, according to a press release from Nova Eye...
7 days ago - Healio
Study finds high level of resilience among children and adolescents living with glaucoma
Children and adolescents living with glaucoma develop a high level of emotional and social resilience to cope with this rare, chronic eye condition, a new Flinders University...
8 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Socioeconomic factors play role in neovascular glaucoma outcomes
NEW YORK - Patients from an urban population who presented with advanced neovascular glaucoma had poor outcomes, according to a study. In a poster presented at the American...
9 days ago - Healio
Data registry to capture real-world evidence of canaloplasty
Nova Eye Medical has established the iTrack Global Data Registry, which will collect prospective data on canaloplasty in the treatment of glaucoma, according to a press...
14 days ago - Healio
New Way to Detect Signs of Early Glaucoma
A new, non-invasive ocular imaging technique helps detect an early indicator of glaucoma. Glaucoma is difficult to diagnose in early stages.
14 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Glaucoma suspect presents with bilateral peripapillary cotton wool spots
A 54-year-old man presented for a routine clinic visit at the New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, where he is followed annually as a glaucoma suspect. He was feeling...
14 days ago - Healio
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Low Risk for IBD Relapse After Switch From IV to Subcutaneous Infliximab
Switching from intravenous to subcutaneous infliximab was safe and effective for patients with inflammatory bowel disease in clinical remission, an observational study in...
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The death of a child in Nebraska was likely caused by an infection with a “brain-eating amoeba” that occurred after the child swam in a local river.
Stroke Care Pathway Breaks Down for the Mentally Ill
People with mental health troubles in recent years were less likely to have strokes treated with thrombolysis or thrombectomy, a finding that is likely in part due to lower...
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Mothers embrace telehealth, reporting high levels of care and support through online appointments. Medscape Medical News
Sex Matters in Treatment Outcomes for Pulmonary Embolism
Women with pulmonary embolism who undergo thrombectomy have a higher morbidity and in-hospital mortality rate than men. Medscape Medical News
Negative pressure therapy may reduce reoperation for infection in spine surgery
Results presented here showed use of closed incision negative pressure therapy in spine surgery may reduce the incidence of reoperation for surgical site infections or...
Arthroscopic partial trapeziectomy may be effective, safe for...
Results showed arthroscopic partial trapeziectomy with thermal shrinkage and K-wire fixation may be an effective and safe procedure for thumb carpometacarpal joint...
The number of people with Covid in Wales has dropped significantly
Covid infections across the UK have fallen to their lowest level for two months
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