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Childhood blindness incidence and etiologies trends in Israel 2014–2020: what should we focus on?

1 Feb, 2023 | 12:59h | UTC

Childhood blindness incidence and aetiologies trends in Israel 2014–2020: what should we focus on? – Eye

 


Cohort Study | Association of retinal age gap and risk of kidney failure

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:38h | UTC

Association of Retinal Age Gap and Risk of Kidney Failure: A UK Biobank Study – American Journal of Kidney Diseases

News Release: Aging in the eye predicts risk for kidney failure – National Kidney Foundation

Related:

Association of Retinal Age Gap With Arterial Stiffness and Incident Cardiovascular Disease – Stroke

Cohort Study | Artificial intelligence-enabled retinal vasculometry for prediction of cardiovascular diseases.

Retinal photograph-based deep learning predicts biological age, and stratifies morbidity and mortality risk.

An artificial intelligence system can help predict myocardial infarction through retinal scans and minimal personal information.

Study shows that the retinal age gap might be a potential biomarker of aging linked to increased mortality risk.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cross-Sectional Study | Association of maternal and paternal astigmatism with child astigmatism

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:35h | UTC

Association of Maternal and Paternal Astigmatism With Child Astigmatism in the Hong Kong Children Eye Study – JAMA Network Open

 


Cohort Study | Association between rate of ganglion cell complex thinning and rate of central visual field loss

31 Jan, 2023 | 13:33h | UTC

Association Between Rate of Ganglion Cell Complex Thinning and Rate of Central Visual Field Loss – JAMA Ophthalmology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Rapid Initial GCC Thinning Associated with Faster Rates of Central Visual Field Loss – HCP Live

Ganglion Cell Complex Thinning Associated With Faster Central Visual Field Decline – AJMC

 


Early detection of visual impairment in young children using a smartphone-based deep learning system

30 Jan, 2023 | 01:12h | UTC

Early detection of visual impairment in young children using a smartphone-based deep learning system – Nature Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Evaluation of systemic medications associated with surgically treated cataract among US adults

30 Jan, 2023 | 00:38h | UTC

Evaluation of Systemic Medications Associated with Surgically Treated Cataract among US Adults – American Journal of Ophthalmology

Commentary: Some systemic medications may be associated with increased cataract risk – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Cohort Study | Estimating the length of the preclinical detectable phase for open-angle glaucoma

26 Jan, 2023 | 12:00h | UTC

Estimating the Length of the Preclinical Detectable Phase for Open-Angle Glaucoma – JAMA Ophthalmology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

Mean Length of Preclinical Detectable Phase for Open-Angle Glaucoma Estimated at 10 Years – HCP Live

Mean Length of Preclinical Detectable Phase of Glaucoma >10 Years – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Standard threshold laser versus subthreshold micropulse laser for adults with diabetic macular edema

24 Jan, 2023 | 14:02h | UTC

Standard threshold laser versus subthreshold micropulse laser for adults with diabetic macular oedema: the DIAMONDS non-inferiority RCT – Health Technology Assessment

Original Publication: Diabetic Macular Edema and Diode Subthreshold Micropulse Laser: A Randomized Double-Masked Noninferiority Clinical Trial – Ophthalmology

 


Cohort Study | Hydroxychloroquine dose and risk for incident retinopathy

18 Jan, 2023 | 14:21h | UTC

Hydroxychloroquine Dose and Risk for Incident Retinopathy: A Cohort Study – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Long-term low-dose hydroxychloroquine use associated with low risk for retinopathy – American College of Physicians

Commentary: Long-term low-dose hydroxychloroquine use associated with low risk for retinopathy – ACP Internist

 


M-A | Outcomes and complications of pars plana vitrectomy for tractional retinal detachment in people with diabetes

15 Jan, 2023 | 20:02h | UTC

Outcomes and Complications of Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Tractional Retinal Detachment in People With Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Ophthalmology

Commentary: Pars Plana Vitrectomy Associated with High Retinal Reattachment, but Low Final Vision – HCP Live

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR | Laser therapy for retinopathy in sickle cell disease

12 Jan, 2023 | 13:02h | UTC

Laser therapy for retinopathy in sickle cell disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Laser therapy for retinopathy in sickle cell disease – Cochrane Library

 


SR | Non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory agents for treating cystoid macular edema following cataract surgery

11 Jan, 2023 | 13:57h | UTC

Non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory agents for treating cystoid macular edema following cataract surgery – Cochrane Library

Summary: What are the benefits of NSAIDs for treating fluid accumulation in the central retina (macula) after cataract surgery? – Cochrane Library

 


SR | Design and conduct of randomized clinical trials evaluating surgical innovations in ophthalmology

10 Jan, 2023 | 14:04h | UTC

Design and conduct of randomized clinical trials evaluating surgical innovations in ophthalmology: A systematic review – American Journal of Ophthalmology (free for a limited period)

 


Consensus Statement | Management of thyroid eye disease.

12 Dec, 2022 | 12:51h | UTC

Management of Thyroid Eye Disease: A Consensus Statement by the American Thyroid Association and the European Thyroid Association

Commentary: Worldwide Consensus on Thyroid Eye Disease? What Is In a Name? – Thyroid

News Release: New Consensus Statement on Management of Thyroid Eye Disease Published by American Thyroid Association and European Thyroid Association

 


Cross-sectional study | Subretinal drusenoid deposits are strongly associated with coexistent high-risk vascular diseases.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:27h | UTC

Subretinal drusenoid deposits are strongly associated with coexistent high-risk vascular diseases – BMJ Open Ophthalmology 

Commentaries:  

Specific AMD Phenotypes Strongly Associated with High-Risk Cardiovascular Disease – HCP Live 

Subretinal Drusenoid Deposits Linked to High-Risk Vascular Disease in AMD – HealthDay 

 


SR | Early vitrectomy for exogenous endophthalmitis following surgery.

22 Nov, 2022 | 13:20h | UTC

Early vitrectomy for exogenous endophthalmitis following surgery – Cochrane Library 

Summary: Is the outcome of severe postoperative eye infection improved by early surgery to remove the vitreous gel? – Cochrane Library 

 


Crossover RCT | Spectacle lenses with highly aspherical lenslets for slowing myopia.

17 Nov, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

Spectacle lenses with highly aspherical lenslets for slowing myopia: A randomised, double-blind, cross-over clinical trial – American Journal of Ophthalmology

Related:

RCT: Spectacle lenses with aspherical lenslets for myopia control vs. single-vision spectacle lenses.

Randomized trial: Effect of High add power, medium add power, or single-vision contact lenses on myopia progression in children

 


RCT | The comparison of two different strategies of intravitreal conbercept for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy.

17 Nov, 2022 | 12:11h | UTC

The comparison of two different strategies of intravitreal conbercept for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy in Chinese patients results from a 48-week randomized phase 4 study: STAR study – Acta Ophthalmologica

Commentary: Quarterly Dosing of Conbercept Similar to Treat-and-Extend Regimen for PCV – HCP Live

 


Effective cataract surgical coverage in adults aged 50 years and older: estimates from population-based surveys in 55 countries.

10 Nov, 2022 | 13:32h | UTC

Effective cataract surgical coverage in adults aged 50 years and older: estimates from population-based surveys in 55 countries – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Effective refractive error coverage in adults aged 50 years and older: estimates from population-based surveys in 61 countries.

10 Nov, 2022 | 13:31h | UTC

Effective refractive error coverage in adults aged 50 years and older: estimates from population-based surveys in 61 countries – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Effect of text messaging parents of school-aged children on outdoor time to control myopia.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:26h | UTC

Effect of Text Messaging Parents of School-Aged Children on Outdoor Time to Control Myopia: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Pediatrics

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Efficacy of an eye-tracking-based dichoptic home treatment for amblyopia.

8 Nov, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

An eye-tracking-based dichoptic home treatment for amblyopia: a multicenter randomized clinical trial – Ophthalmology 

 


Recommendations for the screening, monitoring, and treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:01h | UTC

Canadian Rheumatology Association Recommendations for the Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis-associated Uveitis – The Journal of Rheumatology

 


SR | Non‐biologic, steroid‐sparing therapies for non‐infectious intermediate, posterior, and panuveitis in adults.

3 Nov, 2022 | 13:40h | UTC

Non‐biologic, steroid‐sparing therapies for non‐infectious intermediate, posterior, and panuveitis in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Treatment of inflammatory conditions of the eye with medications – Cochrane Library

 


Cohort Study | Association of retinal age gap with arterial stiffness and incident cardiovascular disease.

31 Oct, 2022 | 13:32h | UTC

Association of Retinal Age Gap With Arterial Stiffness and Incident Cardiovascular Disease – Stroke

Related:

Cohort Study | Artificial intelligence-enabled retinal vasculometry for prediction of cardiovascular diseases.

Retinal photograph-based deep learning predicts biological age, and stratifies morbidity and mortality risk.

An artificial intelligence system can help predict myocardial infarction through retinal scans and minimal personal information.

Study shows that the retinal age gap might be a potential biomarker of aging linked to increased mortality risk.

 


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