This article was reviewed by David Chang, MD
Recombinant human nerve growth factor (rhNGF) has shown promise as a treatment for dry eye disease in a phase I clinical trial.
Children with behavioural problems may hurt themselves with laser pointers, and eye-care professionals should be alert to the risk, researchers say.
Statins may help treat ocular inflammation, and are generally safe, but clinicians should watch for rare, serious adverse events, researchers say.
Calcified nodules in the retina are associated with progression to late stages of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), researchers say.
Experimental treatments could slash the number of injections needed to successfully treat neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD).
A dexamethasone implant improves visual acuity more than anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) injections do in real-life studies in patients with diabetic macular oedema (DMO), researchers say.
Cataract surgery is failing to address the astigmatism of most people who undergo the procedure in the United Kingdom, researchers say.
Many people in developing countries – and some in developed ones – can't afford the glaucoma treatments they need to protect their eyesight, researchers say.
Contaminated contact lenses have caused rates of Acanthamoeba keratitis to almost triple since 2011 in southeast England, researchers say.