Multifocal IOLs with a diffractive component provided good reading performance that was significantly better than that obtained with a refractive multifocal or monofocal IOL.
Friday, October 26, 2012
This study in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery compares various premium intraocular implants for near vision. It concludes:
Posted by Dr. Kevin on October 26, 2012
Thursday, October 18, 2012
This report in Reuters announces the approval of Ocriplasmin,
"for treatment of symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion - an aging-related pulling on the retina"
Posted by Dr. Kevin on October 18, 2012
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Friday, October 05, 2012
According to this report in Healthday:
drinking three or more cups of caffeinated coffee was found to be associated with increased risk of developing exfoliation glaucoma, particularly among those with a family history of glaucoma
Posted by Dr. Kevin on October 05, 2012
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
This study in Acta Ophthalmologica concludes:
Central serous chorioretinopathy was independently associated with an increased risk of being diagnosed with erectile dysfunction.
This study in the American Journal of Ophthalmology concludes:
Early functional abnormalities of the central retina in the early AMD patients could be improved by lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation