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Extended range of vision intraocular lens targeted to achieve micro-monovision shows superior range of visual acuity and independence from glasses compared to the monofocal intraocular lens targeted to achieve emmetropia

Extended Range of Vision Lens Found Superior to Monofocal

Superior range of visual acuity, glasses independence with extended range of vision intraocular lens
Patients receiving immunotherapy with antiprogrammed cell death protein-1 and antiprogrammed cell death ligand-1 monoclonal antibodies may develop uveal effusion

Uveal Effusion Reported After Initiation of Anti-PD-1, -PD-L1

Case series IDs three patients who developed uveal effusion within one to two months of initiating tx
A fully automated algorithm can accurately diagnose plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity

Automated Algorithm Accurately IDs Plus Disease in ROP

High sensitivity and specificity for diagnosis of plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity
Survivors of Ebola virus disease have localized pathological changes in photoreceptors

Eyes of Ebola Survivors Show Localized Pathological Changes

Retinal lesions mainly non-pigmented, pale gray with perilesional areas of dark without pressure
For patients with ocular surface disease (OSD) using prostaglandin analogue monotherapy

Punctal Plug Deemed Beneficial in Ocular Surface Disease

For patients using prostaglandin analogue, plug improved OSD and lowered intraocular pressure

April 2018 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for April 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
Compared with milk chocolate

Dark Chocolate Can Improve Contrast Sensitivity, Visual Acuity

Composite score combining results from all tests showed improvement after dark vs. milk chocolate
The choroidal thickness changes in patients with untreated diabetes mellitus over time

Choroidal Thickness Changes in Patients With Untreated DM

But in group treated for diabetes, no significant differences in choroidal layer thicknesses
One- and two-hour plasma glucose concentrations are similarly effective at predicting diabetic retinopathy

One-Hour Plasma Glucose Useful Predictor of Diabetic Retinopathy

The one-hour test is as effective as the two-hour test in its predictive ability
Supplementation with n-3 fatty acids is not associated with significant benefit in dry eye disease

n-3 Fatty Acids Don’t Seem to Be of Any Benefit in Dry Eye Disease

Patients randomized to n-3 supplementation did not have significantly better outcomes versus placebo