Dry Eye Disease and Dehydration Overview Can greater habitual water intake lower the risk of dry eye disease (DED)? Dry eye disease is a complex disease of the tear film and ocular surface. It causes discomfort, visual disturbance, and the risk of damage to the ocular surface. DED is a condition when a
macular edema therapy using dexamethasone nanoparticle suspension PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness and safety of a new topical nanoparticle dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension OCS-01 (Oculis SA, Lausanne, Switzerland) in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). STUDY BACKGROUND Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the main cause of visual impairment in patients with diabetic retinopathy (DR).
Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection Overview Although intraocular pressure is the primary risk factor for glaucoma, additional risk factors should also be considered. This systematic review and meta-analysis summarize the evidence of the association between cholesterol parameters (total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels) and glaucoma and
Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Why Vision Screening is Important At least 2.2 billion people across the world have visual impairment Are you wondering how you can ease your eye strain? Or are you someone who
Meta-Analysis Results of Clinical Trial Aimed at Determining Optimal Therapeutic Strategies for anti-VEGF Therapy in nAMD Background of this Study Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) affects as many as 196 million people worldwide, and is a major cause of severe vision problems including blindness. Despite its prevalence, disagreements about the treatment options
Tool for Evaluating RWE in the Treatment of Retinal Disease Randomized clinical trials have long been held as the gold standard for evidence based medical practices. However, there is a growing consciousness about the value of incorporating data from real world evidence (RWE) into clinical decision making. Information from real world sources such