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According to recent study data, higher vitamin C intake may be inversely associated with the risk of cataract.

H. pylori infection, dementia and ...
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Transepithelial surface ablation

Retina
Lens opacity AREDS score predicts ...

Researchers using the AREDS lens grading scale have found that long-term clinically relevant outcomes can be predicted by ...

Comparing anti-VEGFs for DME
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In patients taking PGAs for glaucoma, adherence to therapy may increase with the prescription of generic latanoprost, ...

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AC is better than EDI for LC visibility
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H. pylori infection, dementia and POAG link foundNeurodegenerative diseases such as dementia and glaucoma have been linked to each other and to H. pylori infection, in a recent study published in BMC Ophthalmology.
Improving quality of life in DME patientsIntravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) has been found to improve vision related quality of life in diabetic macular oedema (DME) patients, notes a study recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.
Vitamin C may be inversely related to cataract riskAccording to recent study data, higher vitamin C intake may be inversely associated with the risk of cataract.

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Transepithelial surface ablationPRK has been an established method for laser vision correction for nearly 30 years, however, its popularity has reduced somewhat due to the advent of LASIK. With a recent renewed interest in surface ablation techniques some modifications have been made to alleviate disadvantages of the procedure. In this article, the authors highlight their clinical experience of TESA in myopic eyes with or without astigmatism.
Novel device eases instillation of eye dropsPatients who used a proprietary eye drop delivery device (Eyedrop, Vanguard Design, São Paulo, Brazil) in a pilot study reported that it eased the instillation of hypotensive drops, especially if they weren’t used to using eye drops, the study authors report in the Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology.
Nanoparticles may prevent corneal graft rejectionsBiodegradable nanoparticles that release medication into the eye may solve the issue of medicine compliance after corneal transplant surgery and help increase the rate of surgical success, according to an article in the Journal of Controlled Release.

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Radiotherapy system receives CE mark extensionA proprietary radiotherapy system (IRay, Oraya Therapeutics) used to treat exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD) now also may be used to treat choroidal metastases following a CE mark extension.
Visual function linked to preBCVA in AMD cataract patientsVisual function improves in eyes with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that have undergone cataract surgery, but the extent of the improvement depends on the eye’s preoperative best-corrected visual acuity (preBCVA), according to a new retrospective analysis published in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
IOP sensor successfully implanted in first patientImplandata Ophthalmic Products GmbH (Implandata) says it has successfully implanted its EyeMate intraocular pressure (IOP) sensor implant in a first patient in Europe undergoing keratoprosthesis surgery.
Comparing anti-VEGFs for DMEIn a 1-year comparison of intravitreous aflibercept, bevacizumab and ranibizumab therapy for centre-involved DME, aflibercept was more effective at improving vision among patients who started treatment at lower levels of visual acuity.

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