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May 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Older adults with both dementia and self-reported visual impairment may be at higher risk for disability than adults with only one of these conditions

Co-Occurring Visual Impairment, Dementia Heighten Disability Risk

Links seen to mobility, self-care, household activity among older adults with either, both conditions

April 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for April 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
For treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

Low Doses of Bevacizumab Tested for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Phase 1 study suggests that intravitreous injection of 0.004 mg may be lowest effective dose
In older women

Visual Impairment May Up Risk for Dementia in Older Women

Objective visual impairment associated with higher risk for incident dementia, mild cognitive impairment
Most emergency department admissions for firework-related injuries occur near Independence Day and New Year's Day

Firework-Related ED Visits Peak Around Independence Day

Firecrackers, bottle rockets cause most injuries
In an article published online April 3 in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye

Guidance Presented for Contact Lens Use During COVID-19

Optimal contact lens behaviors unchanged, including hand washing, drying before application, removal
About one-third of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 have ocular abnormalities

Ocular Abnormalities Seen in One-Third of COVID-19 Patients

Patients with ocular symptoms more likely to have higher white blood cell count, neutrophil count

March 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for March 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
More U.S. adults were at high risk for vision loss in 2017 versus 2002

More U.S. Adults at High Risk for Vision Loss in 2017 Than 2002

Use of eye care services improved in 2017, but more report being unable to afford eyeglasses