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.


Eylea Granted Breakthrough Therapy for Diabetic Retinopathy

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Eylea (afilbercept; Regeneron) Injection Breakthrough Therapy designation for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).

Many Children Not Getting Preventive Care, Reports CDC

Millions of infants and children aren't receiving recommended medical care aimed at detecting and preventing disease, according to a new report from the CDC.

Lifetime Sun Exposure Contributes to Exfoliation Syndrome

Cumulative lifetime outdoor activities may contribute to exfoliation syndrome (XFS).

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