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Hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries with vision loss experience longer mean length of stay

Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs

Similar findings seen among patients with commercial insurance

March 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for March 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
The incidence and point prevalence of visual problems in acute stroke survivors are very high

High Rates of Visual Problems Seen in Stroke Survivors

Three-quarters have visual problems, including impaired central vision, eye movement abnormalities
A contact lens-based drug delivery system is effective for therapeutic delivery of the antihistamine ketotifen

Contact Lens-Based Antihistamine Delivery Effective

Eyes wearing lenses with etafilcon A, ketotifen have lower mean itching scores than controls
Patients with poor cognitive function have significantly lower levels of Alzheimer disease-related biomarkers in the vitreous humor

Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing

Low levels of protein biomarkers amyloid-β and tau protein in vitreous humor tied to low cognitive scores
Patients with migraine headache may have increased odds of dry eye disease

Odds of Dry Eye Disease Up With Migraine Headache

Patients with migraine headache have increased odds of dry eye disease even after adjustment for confounders
Individuals with Alzheimer disease have changes in the retinal microvasculature in the superficial capillary plexus compared with those with mild cognitive impairment and controls

Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease

Changes in retinal microvasculature in superficial capillary plexus observed compared with MCI, controls

February 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for February 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Heavy smoking is associated with damaged vision

Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision

Heavy smokers have reduced sensitivity for all spatial frequencies, color discrimination impairments
A deep learning-enhanced device can accurately detect diabetic retinopathy

Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy

Device sensitivity/specificity 100/97.8 percent for vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy