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September 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for September 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
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Thousands of Donated Corneas From Gay, Bisexual Men Rejected

Modern virologic testing could expand number of corneal transplants available
Several pupillary light reflex metrics are increased for adolescents with concussion versus healthy controls

Pupillary Light Reflex Metrics May ID Sports Concussion in Teens

Eight of nine metrics significantly greater among athletes with concussion versus healthy controls
The proportion of inpatients with COVID-19 who wear eyeglasses for extended daily periods is lower than in the general population

Lower Proportion of Inpatients With COVID-19 Wear Glasses

Proportion of those wearing glasses daily for extended periods lower than for general population
Pediatric ophthalmologists are financially struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Pediatric Ophthalmologists Hit Hard Financially by COVID-19

Many practices closing, declaring bankruptcy, limiting Medicaid patients in response
Ideal cardiovascular health is associated with lower odds for ocular diseases

Cardiovascular Health Tied to Lower Risk for Eye Diseases

Findings particularly strong for lowering risk for diabetic retinopathy

August 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for August 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Pupil area is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality and readmission due to heart failure

Pupil Area May Help Indicate Prognosis in Heart Failure

Study shows pupil area adds prognostic information to the Seattle Heart Failure Score
Most practices are complying with the American Academy of Ophthalmology guidelines for scheduling patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Most Eye Practices Seeing Urgent Cases During COVID-19

Private practices had faster times to schedule than university centers during pandemic

July 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for July 2020. This roundup includes the latest...