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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
Screening for diabetic retinopathy in primary care settings has the potential to reach most U.S. adults with diabetes

Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Most adults with diabetes, including high-risk patients, seen by a primary care doc in previous year
Visual simulation in an adaptive optics environment can capture optical and visual performance with real multifocal intraocular lenses

Simulation Captures Performance With Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Visual simulation captures individual optical, visual performance obtained with real M-IOLs

January 2019 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for January 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Three-quarters of students aged 11 to 15 years from government schools in India receiving spectacles wear them at follow-up

Most Students Receiving Spectacles Wear Them at Follow-Up

Poorer presenting visual acuity and improvement in visual acuity with correction predict spectacle wear
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has reaffirmed the recommendation for use of ocular prophylaxis for gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum. This recommendation forms the basis of a final recommendation statement published online Jan. 29 in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised

USPSTF reaffirms use of antibiotic ointment to prevent gonococcal ophthalmia neonatorum
Americans were less likely to use eye care in 2014 versus 2008 but had decreased difficulty affording eyeglasses from 2014 onward

Americans Used Less Eye Care in 2014 Versus 2008

Americans also less likely to report difficulty affording eyeglasses from 2014 on versus 2008
For Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia

Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy in T2DM

Reduced risk, slowed progression of retinopathy for Taiwanese patients with type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia

December 2018 Briefing – Ophthalmology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Ophthalmology for December 2018. This roundup includes the latest...
A minimally invasive treatment for retinal detachment leads to favorable outcomes

Minimally Invasive Surgery Works Well for Detached Retina

Benefits include sharper vision, less distortion, and reduced side effects over one-year follow-up