Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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Seizure Drug Boosts MS Patient Eyesight

New research suggests that a medication indicated to treat seizures could also reduce the risk of nerve damage and blindness in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Ocular Syphilis: What Clinicians Should Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a clinical advisory on ocular syphilis due to recent confirmed and suspected cases in several states.

Eye Complications Possible with Measles

In the midst of the current resurgence of measles across the United States, ophthalmologists are warning that even before the telltale skin rash appears, the infection typically shows up in the eyes.

FDA Expands Eylea Indication

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted expanded the use of Eylea (aflibercept; Regeneron) injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).

Binocular Vision Linked to Increased Injuries

For older Medicare beneficiaries, having a disorder of binocular vision is associated with increased odds of musculoskeletal injury, fracture, and fall.

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Retinitis Pigmentosa Gene Therapy: Orphan Drug

The FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to RST-001 for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

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

News

Gene Tx Can Improve Vision in Rare Eye Disorder, Although Not Permanently

Gene therapy can rapidly improve eyesight for patients who've lost their vision from Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), according to a new study.

Computerized Visual Acuity Test Deemed Effective for Children

A computerized visual acuity-based screening program that employs a rapid, age-specific standardized algorithm is effective and practical for screening 3- to 7-year-old children, according to a new study.

Intensive T1DM Control Greatly Lowers Odds of Ocular Surgery

Intensive management of type 1 diabetes could reduce the risk of having a diabetes-related ocular surgery by nearly 50 percent.

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