Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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USPSTF Revisits Eye Screening for Seniors

The USPSTF has concluded that there is currently insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.

Smart' intelli-Case Cleared by FDA

The FDA has cleared the intelli-Case for use with hydrogen peroxide solutions.

Eye Bacteria Changes With Contact Lenses

Changes in bacteria populations may be one reason why people who wear contact lenses are more prone to eye infections, a new study suggests.

Ophthalmic NSAIDs for Common Indications Compared

A recent review compared published data on the efficacy of several ophthalmic nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), within and outside their FDA-approved uses.

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).

News

At What Age Should Children With T1D Begin Retinopathy Screenings?

Researchers are recommending delaying annual diabetic retinopathy screenings in children with type 1 diabetes until age 15 or five years after their diabetes diagnosis, whichever occurs later.

Outcomes Up for Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Sx

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) is associated with improved outcomes compared with conventional cataract surgery.

Parents Want Antibiotics for 'Pink Eye' More Than 'Eye Infection'

Use of the label "pink eye" vs. "eye infection" is associated with increased parent intent to use antibiotics despite parents being informed about antibiotics' ineffectiveness for treating symptoms.

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