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About one-third of contact lens wearers recall never hearing any recommendation for lens wear and care from providers

Patients Recall Few Suggestions for Contact Lens Wear, Care

Most providers report sharing recommendations always or most of the time at checkups
Biopsy-proven giant cell arteritis occurs at a similar rate among white and black patients

Giant Cell Arteritis Occurs at Similar Rate in Blacks, Whites

Biopsy-proven GCA occurs more often in women versus men, but not in white versus black patients

July 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for July 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
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First U.S. Trial Using CRISPR Within the Body Set to Begin

Researchers will attempt to give patients with Leber congenital amaurosis a healthy version of the gene they lack
Female residents perform fewer cataract operations and total procedures than male residents

Female Ophthalmology Residents Perform Fewer Procedures

Female residents perform fewer cataract operations, total procedures than male residents
Eye disorders frequently affect adults aged 45 years and older with diagnosed diabetes

CDC Assesses Burden of Eye Disorders in Adults With Diabetes

Cataracts found to be most commonly reported eye disorder affecting adults aged ≥45 years with diabetes

June 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for June 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Changing electronic health record systems may cause longer operation times for eye surgeries

Changing EHR Systems May Up Operating Times for Eye Surgery

Institutions should consider if expected benefits of deploying a new EHR system outweigh potential risks
Rates of eye examinations within the past two years are generally high among U.S. adults aged 50 to 80 years

Older Americans Generally Current With Eye Exams

Several significant demographic and socioeconomic differences impact use of eye care

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...