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Ron Rajecki
OXT-OXTR pathway active in posterior retina
The posterior retina is a site of oxytocin (OXT) activation of the oxytocin receptor (OXTR), according to a study published online.
Lower-income students in China have less myopia
Researchers in China have discovered that lower-income students have much lower levels of myopia than their middle-class counterparts.
AC is better than EDI for LC visibility
If the goal is to improve lamina cribrosa (LC) visibility, adaptive compensation (AC) is better than enhanced depth imaging (EDI), according to new research.
AMD needs better funding, screening and treatment
The NHS is facing issues related to the diagnosing, treating and managing the growing number of ageing people affected by AMD, the leading cause of blindness in the Western world.
Higher IOP may be marker for CVD
Higher IOP may be a predictable marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in some individuals, according to a study from South Korea.
Clarification needed on the effects of FLACS
More research required to clarify the short- and long-term effects of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) on the corneal endothelium.
Laser shows promise in limiting AMD progression
A proprietary retinal laser technology has demonstrated the potential to reverse the accumulation of drusen in patients with high-risk early AMD over a 24-month period.
Thermodynamic treatment effective for MGD
A single thermodynamic treatment can serve as an effective treatment of MGD and the beneficial effects of the treatment can last for 6 months or longer.
Laser-assisted capsulotomy results better than CCC
Femtosecond laser-assisted capsulotomy resulted in better circularity and more predictable size compared with standard manual continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) in a prospective, randomized clinical study by researchers in Italy.
Aflibercept shows promise in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy may benefit from intravitreal aflibercept.

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