Avacincaptad pegol slows growth of geographic atrophy lesions for patients in clinical trialFebruary 11th 2022
In a presentation at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s 19th annual Angiogenesis, Exudation and Degeneration 2022 Virtual Edition, Dr Glenn J. Jaffe noted that the analysis showed, for the first time, a decreased growth rate in the central foveal area by a therapeutic intervention when compared with sham treatment.
Diffractive multifocal IOL linked with progressive decline in vision in aging patientsJanuary 27th 2022
According to investigators, patients implanted with diffractive multifocal IOLs had notable declines in the corrected distance visual acuity, distance corrected near VA, and near area of focus with aging
Differences in pupil sizes distinguish between active and resolved COVID-19 casesJanuary 24th 2022
The investigators believe that, based on their findings, the impact of COVID-19 on the autonomous nervous system warrants further prospective studies and assessment of pupillary function might be a useful test for determining autonomic dysfunction.
Dry eye disease causes imbalance of neuropeptides, neurotrophins in cornea, trigeminal ganglionDecember 30th 2021
Impairment of corneal sensory innervation causes reduction of both protective reflexes and trophic neuromodulators that are essential for the vitality, metabolism, and wound healing of the ocular surface.