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RCT | 6-year results of primary selective laser trabeculoplasty vs. eye drops for glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

23 Sep, 2022 | 13:06h | UTC

LiGHT trial: 6-year results of primary selective laser trabeculoplasty versus eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension – Ophthalmology

Original Study: Randomized Trial: Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty vs. Eye Drops for First-line Treatment of Ocular Hypertension and Glaucoma

 


RCT | Myopia control effect of repeated low-level red-light therapy in children.

20 Sep, 2022 | 13:31h | UTC

Myopia Control Effect of Repeated Low-Level Red-Light Therapy in Chinese Children: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Clinical Trial – Ophthalmology

Commentary: Repeated Low-Level Red-Light Therapy Reduces Myopia Progression in Children – HCP Live

 


RCT | Patient preference and treatment satisfaction with a port delivery system for Ranibizumab vs. intravitreal injections in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

30 Aug, 2022 | 12:06h | UTC

Patient Preference and Treatment Satisfaction With a Port Delivery System for Ranibizumab vs Intravitreal Injections in Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Ophthalmology

Commentary: Port Delivery System Preferred Over Intravitreal Injection for Patients with nAMD – HCPLive

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Recommendations | Diagnosis, management, and treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.

26 Aug, 2022 | 13:21h | UTC

Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis in Asia: Recommendations From the Management of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis in Asia Expert Working Group – Frontiers in Medicine

 


Cohort analysis of the relationship between intraoperative complications of cataract surgery and axial length.

24 Aug, 2022 | 13:57h | UTC

Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ National Ophthalmology Database study of cataract surgery: report 8, cohort analysis of the relationship between intraoperative complications of cataract surgery and axial length – BMJ Open

 


Cluster RCT | Effect of biannual mass azithromycin distributions to preschool-aged children on trachoma prevalence.

24 Aug, 2022 | 13:55h | UTC

Effect of Biannual Mass Azithromycin Distributions to Preschool-Aged Children on Trachoma Prevalence in Niger: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Topical treatment of diabetic macular edema using dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension.

11 Aug, 2022 | 11:57h | UTC

Topical treatment of diabetic macular edema using dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension: A randomized, double-masked, vehicle-controlled study – Acta Ophthalmologica

Commentary: Topical Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Suspension OCS-01 Effective in DME Treatment – HCP Live

 


Systematic Review | Laser trabeculoplasty for open‐angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:28h | UTC

Laser trabeculoplasty for open‐angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension – Cochrane Library

Summary: Laser trabeculoplasty for open-angle glaucoma – Cochrane Library

Related Study: Randomized Trial: Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty vs. Eye Drops for First-line Treatment of Ocular Hypertension and Glaucoma

 


M-A | Management of neovascular glaucoma.

9 Aug, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials in the management of neovascular glaucoma: absence of consensus and variability in practice – Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

 


Retrospective Cohort Study | Retrospective evaluation of ophthalmological and neurological outcomes for infants born before 24 weeks gestational age.

8 Aug, 2022 | 11:24h | UTC

Retrospective evaluation of ophthalmological and neurological outcomes for infants born before 24 weeks gestational age in a Swedish cohort – BMJ Open

 


M-A | GLP1 receptor agonists are associated with increased risk of progression of retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.

2 Aug, 2022 | 12:32h | UTC

Progression of retinopathy with glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists with cardiovascular benefits in type 2 diabetes – A systematic review and meta-analysis – Journal of Diabetes and its Complications (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: GLP1 RA use tied to increased risk of rapidly worsening retinopathy in type 2 diabetes – Medical Dialogues

 


Guideline | Eyelid surgery for upper visual field improvement.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:19h | UTC

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Eyelid Surgery for Upper Visual Field Improvement – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (free for a limited period)

 


Guideline | Management of diabetic macular edema.

28 Jul, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

Management of Diabetic Macular Edema: Guidelines from the Emirates Society of Ophthalmology – Ophthalmology and Therapy

 


RCT | Effect of intravitreal Aflibercept vs. Laser Photocoagulation on treatment success of retinopathy of prematurity.

27 Jul, 2022 | 12:01h | UTC

Effect of Intravitreal Aflibercept vs Laser Photocoagulation on Treatment Success of Retinopathy of Prematurity: The FIREFLEYE Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

See also: Visual Abstract

 


Multidisciplinary guidelines for diagnosis and referral in cerebral visual impairment.

25 Jul, 2022 | 12:57h | UTC

The Multidisciplinary Guidelines for Diagnosis and Referral in Cerebral Visual Impairment – Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

 


AAP Policy Statement | Vision and concussion: symptoms, signs, evaluation, and treatment.

20 Jul, 2022 | 12:14h | UTC

Vision and Concussion: Symptoms, Signs, Evaluation, and Treatment – Pediatrics

News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Joins Ophthalmology Organizations to Provide Guidance to Pediatricians on Vision Disorders Following a Concussion – American Academy of Pediatrics

Commentary: Guidance Issued for Managing Visual Disorders After Pediatric Concussion – HealthDay

 


RCT | Aflibercept monotherapy or bevacizumab first for diabetic macular edema.

18 Jul, 2022 | 11:16h | UTC

Aflibercept Monotherapy or Bevacizumab First for Diabetic Macular Edema – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Contemporary management challenges in seropositive neuromyelitis Optica spectrum disorders.

18 Jul, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Contemporary management challenges in seropositive NMOSD – Journal of Neurology

 


The Global Retinoblastoma Outcome Study | A prospective, cluster-based analysis of 4,064 patients from 149 countries.

14 Jul, 2022 | 12:16h | UTC

The Global Retinoblastoma Outcome Study: a prospective, cluster-based analysis of 4064 patients from 149 countries – The Lancet Global Health

Invited Commentary: Retinoblastoma as a lens for correctable disparities worldwide – The Lancet Global Health

News Release: Children in low-income countries 16 times more likely to die from most common eye cancer – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 


Retrospective Cohort Study | Magnetic resonance imaging prognostic findings for visual and mortality outcomes in acute invasive fungal rhinosinusitis.

6 Jul, 2022 | 11:16h | UTC

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Prognostic Findings for Visual and Mortality Outcomes in Acute Invasive Fungal Rhinosinusitis – Ophthalmology


M-A: The association between vision impairment and cognitive outcomes in older adults.

30 Jun, 2022 | 10:26h | UTC

The association between vision impairment and cognitive outcomes in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Aging & Mental Health

News Release: New study indicates sight problems may increase dementia risk in older adults – Taylor & Francis

 


M-A: Bidirectional association between glaucoma and chronic kidney disease.

30 Jun, 2022 | 10:20h | UTC

Bidirectional association between glaucoma and chronic kidney disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis – eClinicalMedicine

Commentary: Researchers discover glaucoma and chronic kidney disease have more in common than what meets the eye – Ophthalmology Times

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days?

24 Jun, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Cataract surgery: both eyes on the same day or on different days? – Evidently Cochrane

Original Study: Immediate sequential bilateral surgery versus delayed sequential bilateral surgery for cataracts – Cochrane Library

 


Systematic Review: Rituximab for thyroid‐associated ophthalmopathy.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:16h | UTC

Rituximab for thyroid‐associated ophthalmopathy – Cochrane Library

Summary: What are the benefits and risks of rituximab (a medicine that reduces inflammation) for the treatment of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the eyes) – Cochrane Library

 


Does this patient with acute infectious conjunctivitis have a bacterial infection? The rational clinical examination systematic review.

17 Jun, 2022 | 11:12h | UTC

Does This Patient With Acute Infectious Conjunctivitis Have a Bacterial Infection? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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