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Study Identifies Factors Associated With Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy

Increased risk seen in association with female sex, older age, CKD stage 3 or greater, tamoxifen use

Eye Ointments Sold at Walmart, CVS Recalled Due to Infection Risk

By Ernie Mundell HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 27, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- Eye ointment products made in India and sold in the United States at...

Prevalence of Uncorrected Refractive Error 14.6 Percent in Black Americans

In cohort of self-identified African Americans aged 40 years and older, prevalence of unmet refractive need was 5.4 percent

Vision Impairment Linked to Several Psychosocial Outcomes in Seniors

Odds of depression and anxiety symptoms rose in association with objectively measured vision impairment

Fungal Keratitis Prevalence Twice as High in Rural Versus Nonrural Areas

Many patients with fungal keratitis prescribed antibiotics, steroids

Novel Protocol Can Help to Rapidly Diagnose Eye Stroke

Significant improvement in mean visual acuity seen within 24 hours of treatment; clinically significant improvement occurred in 66 percent

Machine Learning Can Predict Eyes at Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy Progression

Model most effective at prediction of two-step or greater progression within one year

Diabetic Retinopathy Tied to Lower Vision-Related Quality of Life

Greater declines in quality of life seen for higher-severity diabetic retinopathy

Gaps Seen in Childhood Vision Screening, Vision Care

Children from marginalized groups less likely to receive screening, more likely to be referred for failed screening, less likely to establish care with a specialist

Inherited Genetic Loci Identified for Thinner Retinal Layers Using Optical CT

Thinner retinal layers phenotypically associated with ocular, neuropsychiatric, cardiometabolic, pulmonary conditions