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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

HealthDay Reports: Pink Eye Can Be a Symptom of COVID-19

Conjunctival Swab Positivity 12.7 Percent for SARS-CoV-2 Patients

Among hospitalized patients with SARS-CoV-2, eyes with CS positivity had significantly higher conjunctival redness grade

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Erectile Dysfunction Meds Tied to Higher Risk for Vision Issues

Regular users may be at risk for serous retinal detachment, retinal vascular occlusion, and ischemic optic neuropathy

At-Home Visual Acuity Tests Valid Versus In-Office Testing

Printed, mobile phone app, and website at-home self-administered visual acuity tests valid within one line of in-office Snellen visual acuity

Diabetic Eye Complications More Common in Blacks, Hispanics

Additionally, minorities less likely to receive all recommended diabetes care

Moderate Associations ID’d for Strabismus, Mental Health Disorders

Moderate associations seen with anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depressive disorder, but not substance use disorder

Depression Linked to More Severe Dry Eye Disease

Participants who screened positive for depression had worse DED symptoms and composite DED sign score

Choroidal Thickness Reduced for Individuals With Migraine

Subfoveal choroid significantly thinner for migraineurs with aura versus those without aura

Trials Show Promise for Intravitreal Faricimab in Retinal Disease

Faricimab noninferior to aflibercept for visual acuity gains in neovascular age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema