2023 News Archive
Monday November 13, 2023
Despite adjustments for possible confounders, ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, was determined to be linked with the presence of keratoconus (KCN) in male patients in a large population-based, cross-sectional JAMA Ophthalmology study comprised of male and female adolescents and adults.1
Thursday October 19, 2023
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an independent risk factor for dry eye disease (DED), according to a study in October’s BMC Ophthalmology.
Thursday September 7, 2023
Within 18 hours of favipiravir treatment for COVID-19, a six-month-old Thailand baby boy’s eye color changed from brown to blue, and then returned to brown, according to a case study published in Frontiers Pediatrics.
Wednesday August 30, 2023
Growth in endothelial keratoplasty (EK) procedure volume, according to the latest Eye Banking Statistical Report, and an inadequate supply of donor corneas outside the United States are powerful motivations for innovation.
Wednesday August 16, 2023
An Injectable biomaterial triggered by pulsed low-energy blue light could be used to reshape and thicken damaged corneas, according to a press release issued by the University of Ottawa.
Tuesday March 28, 2023
HCP Cureblindness acquired the SightLife International Program, the global division of the broader SightLife organization, with full integration of systems, programs, and brand, according to a press release.
Friday March 10, 2023
Globally, the prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) is estimated between 5% and 50%1 While ophthalmologists are well aware of the ocular health implications of the condition, they may not be aware of the humanistic, psychological, and economic impact of dry eye disease — all additional reasons DED should be considered a priority among other important diagnoses in the ophthalmologist’s practice.
Thursday March 2, 2023
An extracellular matrix-based sticky sealant designed to reconstruct corneal tissue has been created by a team at the Pohang University of Science and Technology, in Gyeongbuk. Korea.
Wednesday March 1, 2023
A contact lens prototype created to preclude contact lens-induced dry eye disease has been developed by a team at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation...
Friday February 10, 2023
“I always believed that the day would come when we, as a species, would come to recognize the moral crime that is needless blindness, but I never thought it would come in the form of a 24-year-old YouTuber named MrBeast,” marvels the Jacksonville, Florida, ophthalmologist.
Wednesday February 8, 2023
Another reason to get up and moving?
Wednesday January 4, 2023
Koreans with allergic diseases had a higher risk of cataract surgery vs. those without allergic diseases, reports a study in Scientific Reports. Additionally, the combination of atopic dermatitis (AD) and allergic rhinitis (AR) caused the most risk, especially in males with AD who were younger than age 50.