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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...
Older adults with both hearing and visual impairments -- dual sensory impairment -- are at a significantly increased risk for dementia

Dual Sensory Impairment Ups Dementia Risk

Findings compared with individual or no sensory impairment

June 2020 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...
Progressive multiple sclerosis is associated with faster retinal atrophy than relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis

Progressive MS Linked to Faster Retinal Atrophy Than RRMS

In PMS, inner and outer nuclear layer thinning independently faster compared with controls, RRMS
Higher blood pressure is connected to narrowing of retinal arterioles in young children

Blood Pressure, Retinal Vessel Diameters Connected in Children

Children with narrower central retinal arteriolar equivalent have higher systolic BP at follow-up
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Globally, ~11 Percent of Children Live With One of Four Disabilities

11.2 percent of children estimated to have epilepsy, intellectual disability, vision or hearing loss in 2017

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