Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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Declining Vision and Mortality

Among aging adults, decreasing visual acuity is associated with increased mortality risk.

Risks for Diabetic Macular Edema

Some subpopulations of patients with diabetes carry a higher burden of diabetic macular edema (DME).

Poor Vision and Unemployment

Decreased vision is associated with a significantly higher likelihood of not working.

Gene Variant and Macular Degeneration

The hepatic lipase gene (LIPC) rs10468017 variant is associated with a reduced risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration.

Many Nonadherent to Glaucoma Meds

A considerable proportion of patients are nonadherent to glaucoma medication, but a telecommunication intervention can improve adherence.

Amblyopia Tx for Good Vision Later

Most children treated for moderate amblyopia when <7 years have good visual acuity at 15 years of age.

Cataract Surgery Helps Dementia Patients

Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

Review this chart on Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments for quick information when you need it.

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Decline in Vision Ups Mortality Risk in Aging Adults

Among aging adults, decreasing visual acuity is associated with increased mortality risk through associated decreases in instrumental activities of daily living (IADL).

Diabetic Macular Edema Higher in Some Groups

Some subpopulations of patients with diabetes carry a higher burden of diabetic macular edema (DME).

Lucentis sBLA Submitted for Diabetic Retinopathy

Genentech has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the FDA for Lucentis (ranibizumab) injection for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.

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