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Ophthalmology

How Will New Federal Legislation Cut Drug Costs?

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bring out-of-pocket drug costs down for many U.S. seniors, but most of its benefits are not immediate. Under th...

Daily disposable contact lenses may lower risk for Acanthamoeba keratitis

Aug 13, 2022

1. In a small case-control study, patients using reusable contact lenses had a 4.14 times higher risk of Acanthamoeba keratitis than those using daily disposable lenses. 2. Among daily disposable cont...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

FLACS in Patients With Prior Glaucoma Surgery

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to survey the 1-year acceptability and well-being of Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) in glaucomatous eyes with initial glaucoma medical processes. S...

Preserflo Microshunt (PSM) With Mitomycin C for the Open Angle Glaucoma Treatment

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to survey the well-being and viability of the Preserflo Microshunt (PSM) for the therapy of open point glaucoma with 0.2 mg/mL mitomycin C, either alone or in a mix wit...

Healthy Eyes & Those with Mild Glaucoma Damage: ONH Hemoglobin Measurements

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, the goal of researchers was to find the Hb grouping of the optic nerve to recognize sound endlessly with eyes with gentle glaucoma. Eyes from patients with gentle essential open point gla...

POAG and Normal Tension Glaucoma Structure-Function

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to find and look deeply into the qualities of the visual field (VF) surrenders in primary open point glaucoma (POAG) and normal-tensionglaucoma (NTG) with cutting-edge ...

Repeatability of Corneal Hysteresis (CH) Measurements in Glaucoma Patients

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers' goal was to evaluate the repeatability of CH calculations in glaucoma patients over time, during routine follow-up, and after cataract surgery. Corneal hysteresis (CH) measur...

Revenue Generation & Outcomes of a Community-based Screening

Aug 08, 2022

Over the course of 2.5 years, 611 individuals visited the referral clinic for checkups, and community screenings. Furthermore, 76% of patients were diagnosed with one or less than one eye ailment. For...

Hemoglobin Video Imaging: AO Differences Between Eyes With and Without Glaucoma During the WDT

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to see how varieties in intraocular pressure (IOP) relate to fluid progression in episcleral veins. A correlation was made between glaucomatous (n=20) and nonglaucomato...

Association Between OAG and Dietary Salt Intake in TES

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the relationship between dietary salt admission and glaucoma by antihypertensive use in the Thessaloniki Eye Study (TES) populace. Members of TES at various ...

Remote Video Monitoring of Simultaneous Visual Field (VF) Testing

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to test for contrasts in dependability and execution boundaries of patients taking visual field (VF) parameters while utilizing a far-off, quiet observing framework to ...

Atrial Fibrillation (AF) on Intra-Hospital Mortality in Patients

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients of more than or equal to 75 years old and examine the association betwee...

Cardiovascular Health Metrics With Incident CVD: Age-Specific Relation

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate age-related changes in cardiovascular health (CVH) measures for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD). Analyses were undertaken using data from the JMDC ...

Preadmission Statin Treatment & Outcome in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the association between pre-admission statin use and inflammation, myocardial injury indicators, and clinical outcomes in COVID-19-admitted patients with est...

Lipoprotein Apheresis Effect on CIMT Progression in Patients with Severe Hypercholesterolemia

Aug 08, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to anticipate that regular lipoprotein apheresis administered over 10 years could decrease the evolution of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in patients with sever...

Household Income Effects on AMI-CS Management and Outcomes

Aug 08, 2022

Adult admissions with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock (AMI-CS) were extracted from the National Inpatient Sample database (2005 to 2017) and separated into quartiles based...

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans without health insurance continues to drop, reaching 8 percent in 2022 -- a record low. That leaves about 26 million people living i...

AMA: Nine in 10 Americans Want Their Health Info Kept Private

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine in 10 Americans believe that medical privacy is a right and their health data should not be for sale, a new survey from the American Medical ...

Limited English Proficiency Tied to Worse Access to Health Care

Aug 01, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In adults, limited English proficiency (LEP) is associated with worse access to care, according to a study published online July 26 in the Journal of General I...