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Vanessa Caceres
No strategies exist to lower glaucoma risk; healthy habits offer starting point
Although there are no scientifically proven ways to prevent glaucoma, healthy habits–such as moderate exercise, regular visual check-ups, and eating green, leafy vegetables–represent a good starting point for a prevention strategy.
Glaucoma experiences transformative growth as a subspecialty
After decades of slow, but steady, progress in the advancement of glaucoma as a subspecialty, the last quarter century has seen tremendous innovation in this field.
Promising results for keratitis treatment with use of CXL, riboflavin
In a study with 10 patients, persistent infectious keratitis was successfully treated with CXL and riboflavin.
Use of tomographic imaging can help detect keratoconus earlier
Tomographic imaging gives surgeons a fuller view of the eye, making it easier to detect early signs of keratoconus.
The hyphema that keeps on giving
Persistent bleeding in a glaucoma patient with neovascular glaucoma after metastatic renal carcinoma requires a range of surgical methods to treat.
Transzonular approach to antibiotic delivery during cataract surgery is preferable
Concerns over the ocular surface, compliance, cost, and patient callbacks are lessened when surgeons take a transzonular approach to medication delivery during cataract surgery.
Intracameral antibiotics are a win for cataract surgery prophylaxis
Intracameral antibiotics used for prophylaxis are a preferred approach during cataract surgery.
Biologic products increase dry eye options
Many new diagnostic tools are available for dry eye and ocular surface disease (OSD). Treatments for dry eye and OSD have mixed results, however, said Bennie H. Jeng, MD.
Finding a fix for irregular astigmatism after PK
Transepithelial topography-guided PRK can help correct irregular astigmatism after penetrating keratoplasty.
Tracking growth of ultra-widefield imaging in disease management
Ultra-widefield imaging has become an important component of a thorough eye exam and is taking on a larger role in retina and comprehensive ophthalmology.


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