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Odds of Poor Vision Increased for Black, Mexican, Low-Income Teens

Black, Mexican, non-U.S. citizen teens more likely to have visual acuity worse than 20/40 in better-seeing eye

Visual Acuity Lower When Tested at Home Rather Than Clinic

Disease progression does not appear to be the primary cause of the difference between home and clinic visual acuity measurements

Retinal Layer Thinning May Predict Relapse Remission in MS

Changes in retinal layer thickness following optic neuritis may predict the course of relapsing multiple sclerosis

FDA Drafts Guidance on Patient Labeling Information for LASIK Devices

Guidance offers content and formatting suggestions for patient information for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis devices

Guidance Issued for Managing Visual Disorders After Pediatric Concussion

Policy statement encourages identification of children who need learning accommodations, referral to specialists as necessary

Diabetic Macular Edema Outcomes Compared for Aflibercept, Bevacizumab

Outcomes at two years comparable among patients with diabetic macular edema receiving aflibercept monotherapy, bevacizumab first

Geographic Variation Identified in Prevalence of Visual Acuity Loss

Positive correlation seen for visual acuity loss or blindness prevalence with percentage of county's population living below poverty level

Visual Impairment Tied to Cognitive Outcomes in Older Adults

Significant associations observed between vision impairment and cognitive outcomes of cognitive impairment and dementia

A professional ophthalmologist performs eye surgery with a microscope. The doctor inserted the dilator into the eye

Providers, Patients Differ in Satisfaction With Anesthesia for Eye Surgery

Provider satisfaction is not a good predictor of patient satisfaction with anesthesia during ocular surgery

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Continued Monitoring Needed for Anti-VEGF Therapy in Macular Edema

Substantial improvement observed through month 12, which persisted through month 60, but lessened with fewer treatments