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Female Hormone Rx Not Tied to Retinal Vascular Occlusion

Outcomes Similar With Aflibercept, Vitrectomy for Vitreous Hemorrhage

No significant difference seen in mean visual acuity letter score over 24 weeks for patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Soft Contact Lenses Safe in Children

Study assessed nearly three years of follow-up data in children 8 to 12 years at time of initial fitting

Drug-Linked Endogenous Endophthalmitis Hospitalizations Up

Diabetic Retinopathy May Up Risk for COVID-19 Intubation

In adjusted analyses, retinopathy independently and significantly associated with more than fivefold higher risk for intubation

Female Hormone Rx Not Tied to Retinal Vascular Occlusion

No increase seen in risk for occlusion of retinal artery, vein among women filling prescription for female hormone therapy

Otra tragedia vinculada con los opioides: la enfermedad ocular

Drug-Linked Endogenous Endophthalmitis Hospitalizations Up

2003 to 2016 saw fourfold increase in drug use-related endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations in the United States

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