The majority of patients with chronic non-resolving central serous chorioretinopathy will experience complete resolution following 2 years of treatment with a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, study findings indicate.
Agreement between Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study 7-field imaging and ultrawide-field imaging is moderate when assessing the severity of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, US research shows.
Intralesional macular atrophy is common in individuals with neovascular age-related macular degeneration undergoing treatment with vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors, study findings indicate.
Treatment with intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide or intravitreal dexamethasone implant results in greater improvements in uveitic macular oedema than treatment with periocular triamcinolone acetonide, US research shows.
Resource utilisation data from the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Comparative Effectiveness Trial show that the most efficacious drug for diabetic macular oedema, aflibercept, is not cost-effective relative to repackaged bevacizumab.
Researchers put overdiagnosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension down to inaccurate ophthalmoscopic examination in headache patients and wrongly suspecting the condition in young obese women with headaches.
UK researchers have found that a newly discovered layer of the human eye is an important part of the structural tissue that helps to maintain intraocular pressure and thus may play a role in the development of glaucoma.
A Japanese study shows that intraocular pressure increases during robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy with the patient in a steep Trendelenburg position, but this is not associated with an increased risk for postoperative complications or changes in visual function.
UK researchers have identified six risk factors for developing suprachoroidal hemorrhage in patients undergoing pars plana vitrectomy and shown a link between this complication and key patient outcomes.