Ophthalmology

Reports of high-impact ophthalmology studies by medical professionals

Scleral buckle is more cost effective than vitrectomy for phakic patients

Image: PD Retinal detachment in VPL 1. Scleral buckle was less expensive than pars plana vitrectomy by 10.7% in phakic patients. 2. Pars plana vitrectomy was more...

Blindness and visual impairment decreasing worldwide

Image: PD 1. As of 2010, approximately 32 million people (0.5% of the world’s population) were blind, 60% of which were women. Most of these...

Rho kinase inhibitor safely reduces intraocular pressure

Image: PD Human eyesight with glaucoma 1. Various concentrations of Rho kinase inhibitor K-115 decreased IOP after administration compared to placebo (p<0.05).  2. The only significant...

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