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Ophthalmology General

Visual Working Memory Is Modulated by Task Difficulty Rather Than Reward Method

Oct 28, 2022

To encourage people to prioritize particular things in visual working memory (VWM). Uncertainty existed over whether the task difficulty and reward mechanism were the main variables modulating the rew...

An Angle-Based Glaucoma Surgical Training Program On Human Eyes

Oct 26, 2022

In order to improve surgical training for angle-based glaucoma, human corneoscleral rims can be used as a low-cost model and resource. Studying the effects of a low-cost model for anterior chamber ang...

Comparing XEN Implants with Trabeculectomy and Phacoemulsification for Open Angle Glaucoma after 3 years

Oct 26, 2022

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the XEN45 implant in patients with open angle glaucoma (OAG) at 36 months, versus that of TRAB alone or in conjunction with phacoem...

A Myopic Normative Database for pRNFL Thickness Using OCT

Oct 17, 2022

The goal of this study was to determine changes in optical coherence tomography (OCT) color codes after applying a myopic normative database. The diagnostic performance of the retinal nerve fiber laye...

Electronically Prescribed Glaucoma Medications: Barriers

Oct 17, 2022

Over a third of electronically prescribed glaucoma drugs were not picked up within 1 month after the patient's request. Feedback-driven guidelines may assist minimize treatment interruptions attributa...

Exercise Effects on Optic Nerve & Macular Perfusion in Glaucoma & Normal Subjects

Oct 17, 2022

The aim of this research was to examine how regular moderate exercise influences blood flow to the optic nerve and retina in people with glaucoma. The glaucoma group consisted of 25 eyes from 25 patie...

Smoking Cessation: VF Progression Risk in Heavy Smokers

Oct 17, 2022

The sooner a smoker quits, the better their chances of protecting their optic nerve from deterioration. To examine if and how giving up smoking slows the worsening of glaucomatous damage to the eyes' ...

US Medicare Reimbursement Trends for Glaucoma Procedures

Oct 17, 2022

The goal of this research was to analyze Medicare spending patterns for glaucoma treatments from 2000 to 2020 in the United States. This cost-benefit analysis of glaucoma surgery was made using the Cu...

Metastatic Uveal Melanoma: The Final Frontier

Sep 29, 2022

An international staging system and genetic data have allowed for a more exact assessment of the risk for metastases in primary intraocular uveal melanoma cases, and its treatment has advanced signifi...

Challenges in the Diagnosis & Management of VRL

Sep 28, 2022

Most patients with vitreoretinal lymphoma (VRL), a form of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, will lose their eyesight and eventually die from the disease. Clinical symptoms of vitreous opacities and crea...

Imaging Insights into the Developing Fovea

Sep 28, 2022

Histological research conducted over the past few decades has confirmed the fovea's early development. However, this method's success has been hampered by structural deformation caused by sample proce...

Molecular Bases of Rods & Cones Differences

Sep 28, 2022

While both rods and cones sense light in the vertebrate retina, they have distinct functional differences, including sensitivity to light and temporal resolution and differences in their underlying ce...

The Genetic Basis for Adult Onset Glaucoma

Sep 28, 2022

The loss of retinal ganglion cells, the outcome of a set of eye illnesses known together as glaucoma, is the primary cause of permanent blindness worldwide. In addition to being older and having a fam...

GATT Following Failed iStent Surgery

Sep 27, 2022

The report on 4 eyes that were initially treated with phacoemulsification and iStent trabecular microbypass (Glaukos Corporation). In these patients, the iStent was removed, and gonioscopy-assisted tr...

Peripapillary OCTA Scans of 4.5 by 4.5 mm in Glaucoma & Non-Glaucoma Eyes

Sep 27, 2022

Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) 4.5x4.5 mm images of the peripapillary vessels demonstrated strong repeatability and reproducibility in both non glaucomatous and glaucomatous eyes, wit...

Optic Disc Tilt Effect on the pVD Measurement Using OCTA

Sep 27, 2022

Peripapillary vascular density (pVD) and long-term measurement reliability in optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) were significantly lower in eyes with the tilted disc (TD). When controlli...

Open Conjunctiva Ab Externo for XEN45 Gel Stent Implantation

Sep 27, 2022

The feasibility and efficacy of implanting a XEN45 gel stent via an open conjunctiva ab externo technique were evaluated. At 12 months of follow-up, both intraocular pressure (IOP) and the number of g...

Prolene GATT Outcomes in POAG and PXG

Sep 27, 2022

Initial intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction following Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculectomy (GATT) is greater in patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PXG) than in those with primary op...

Outcomes From Delayed-Onset BRE Treated With PPV Vs. Vitreous Biopsy

Sep 27, 2022

Bleb-related endophthalmitis (BRE) is a potentially blinding consequence of glaucoma filtration surgery. Pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) and vitreous biopsy, and intravitreal antibiotic (TI) injection pro...

Macular Vascular Density & Peripapillary in Patients

Sep 27, 2022

There was a decrease in both the average thickness of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and the circumpapillary vascular density (cpVD) in various regions of the eye in patients with preperimetric ...