Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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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).

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.

News

Mast Cell Degranulation Linked to Ocular Pathology

Local degranulation of mast cells is associated with acute ocular inflammation, dilation, increased vascular permeability of choroidal vessels, and serous retinal detachments (SRDs).

Bevacizumab Safe, Stable for Multiple Dosing From Single Vial

No evidence of infection, inflammation when bevacizumab is stored at 4 Celsius for a week

USPSTF Revisits Eye Screening for Older Adults in Primary Care

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that there is currently insufficient evidence to assess the benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.

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