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tetracaine (ophthalmic drops)

August 15th, 2014 (No Comments)

Title: tetracaine (ophthalmic drops)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2014 12:00:00 AM    

Cataract Surgery for Those with Dementia

August 13th, 2014 (No Comments)

New evidence shows that improved vision after cataract surgery enhances both cognition and quality of life for those with dementia.    

Why Back To School Eye Exams Are So Important

August 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

About 25 percent of school-aged kids have vision problems. Early eye exams can help identify conditions that affect learning and development.    

Macular Degeneration News

August 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

A new study links blood pressure medications to higher risk for age-related macular degeneration.    

Computer Font Size and Productivity

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

This simple, low-tech tip could help you increase your productivity and accuracy during computer work…    

Clinical Validity of Macular Ganglion Cell Complex by Spectral Domain-Optical Coherence Tomography in Advanced Glaucoma

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

Purpose:To evaluate the repeatability and diagnostic power of macular ganglion cell complex (mGCC) thickness and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) thickness using a spectral domain-optical coherence tomography in advanced glaucoma. Patients and Methods:Forty advanced glaucoma patients were enrolled. Patients were divided into 2 groups of 20 patients each, according to the MD between −20 […]

Acute Transient Myopia With Shallowing of the Anterior Chamber Induced by Sulfamethoxazole in a Patient With Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

Purpose:To report a case of acute transient myopia with anterior chamber shallowing induced by sulfamethoxazole in a patient with pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE). Design:Observational case report. Methods:A case report of a 45-year-old woman who presented with bilateral acute myopia, anterior chamber shallowing, and intraocular hypertension induced by sulfamethoxazole and was found to have PXE. Initial and […]

In the News/New Products

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

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Divergence in the Lived Experience of People with Macular Degeneration

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

PurposeThe aim of this study was to understand people’s experience with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in light of new treatment successes. MethodsAn interpretive qualitative methodology was used to facilitate understanding of the experience of people with AMD. Rich in-depth data were collected using focus groups and individual interviews. Thematic analysis of the data occurred through […]

Color Vision Deficits in Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration

August 1st, 2014 (No Comments)

PurposeTo assess the effect of intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD) on foveal cone-contrast thresholds. MethodsWe measured L-M and S-cone-contrast thresholds in subjects with intermediate AMD (n = 10) and age-matched control subjects (n = 10). Monocular, foveal 3-degree Gaussian blobs (600-millisecond raised cosine) were presented at 16 cone ratios throughout L-, M-, and S-cone space, […]

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