Ophthalmology

Reports of high-impact ophthalmology studies by medical professionals

Risk of cardiovascular events similar between degludec and glargine in type 2 diabetics: The...

1. Type 2 diabetic patients at high-risk for cardiovascular events treated with the ultra long-acting insulin degludec experienced cardiovascular events at an incidence noninferior...

Tocilizumab improves remission rates in giant-cell arteritis: The GiACTA trial

1. The addition of tocilizumab, a monoclonal antibody against interleukin-6 (IL-6), to a glucocorticoid taper sustained remission in patients with giant-cell arteritis (GCA) through...

Adalimumab aids in control of noninfectious uveitis

1. Patients with noninfectious intermediate or posterior uveitis or panuveitis had their symptoms controlled for longer on adalimumab treatment compared to placebo. 2. Patients treated...

Digital imaging detects sight-threatening retinopathy of prematurity

1. Through study of a simulated Neonatal Intensive Care Unity (NICU), the use of digital imaging for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening was found...

Outdoor activity linked to lower rates of myopia in China

1. This study found that adding 40 minutes of outdoor activity to the school day resulted in a reduction in the incidence of myopia...

Mandatory eye protection may reduce field hockey injuries

1. High school girl’s field hockey teams were evaluated for injuries before and after the establishment of a national mandate to use protective eyewear. 2....

2 Minute Medicine Rewind May 3 – May 10, 2015

In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Risk of Substantial Intraocular Bleeding With...

[UKGTS trial] Latanoprost helps preserve visual field in open-angle glaucoma

1. Patients with open-angle glaucoma treated with latanoprost experienced significantly longer preservation of visual acuity and greater reduction of intraocular pressure than did patients...

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass may slow progression of diabetic retinopathy

1. In diabetic retinopathy patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, there was no significant progression of diabetic retinopathy scores after 2 years of follow-up. 2. A...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 12 – 19, 2014

In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. Goal-Directed Resuscitation for Patients with Early...
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