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May 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for May 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Older adults with impaired vision are at increased risk for perceived discrimination

Impaired Vision Tied to Perceived Discrimination in Older Adults

Further, perceived discrimination associated with poorer emotional well-being
Vision impairment is associated with increased subjective cognitive decline-related functional limitations for adults aged 45 years and older

Vision Loss May Up Cognitive Decline-Related Functional Limitations

More adults who report visual impairment have subjective cognitive decline-related functional limitations
Teaching patients to wear goggles when symptomatic to videorecord nystagmus can assist with the diagnosis of episodic vestibular disorders

Goggles That Record Nystagmus Could Help Diagnose Vertigo

Vestibular event monitoring feasible, could allow accurate diagnosis of episodic vestibular disorders
A new anatomic threshold may be useful for identifying unilateral optic nerve lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis

Thresholds Found for Unilateral Optic Nerve Lesions in MS

Intereye differences for retinal nerve fiber layer and macular ganglion cell + inner plexiform layer useful
Teaching patients to wear goggles when symptomatic to videorecord nystagmus can assist with the diagnosis of episodic vestibular disorders

Goggles That Record Nystagmus Could Help Diagnose Vertigo

Vestibular event monitoring feasible, could allow accurate diagnosis of episodic vestibular disorders
From 2004 to 2012

Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus Cases Increased in 2004 to 2012

Highest rates of HZO seen in older adults, women, and in whites versus other racial groups
For eyes with center-involved diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity

Observation Feasible Strategy for Some Eyes With Diabetic Macular Edema

In eyes with good visual acuity, no difference in vision loss found two years after initial treatment

April 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for April 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries with vision loss experience longer mean length of stay

Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs

Similar findings seen among patients with commercial insurance