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Scientists establish AH protein database for vision loss research
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Scientists establish AH protein database for vision loss research

Recent study follows Augusta University investigators as they analyze data from human aqueous humor samples.
CSC may get a protected boost from spironolactone
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CSC may get a protected boost from spironolactone

Retrospective study evaluates spironolactone as a possible CSC treatment option.
Study: Artificial tears disrupt ocular surface inflammation cycle
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Study: Artificial tears disrupt ocular surface inflammation cycle

New research tests the impact of artificial tears on DED symptoms. 
Orbis and FundamentalVR roll out VR cataract surgery training
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Orbis and FundamentalVR roll out VR cataract surgery training

Immersive simulation is designed exclusively to train surgeons in low- and middle-income countries.
First-of-its-kind robotic cataract procedure makes debut at ASCRS
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First-of-its-kind robotic cataract procedure makes debut at ASCRS

David F. Chang, MD, presents on ForSight Robotics’ first-of-its-kind hybrid intraocular robotic ophthalmic platform.
DED patients may be more prone to psychiatric conditions
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DED patients may be more prone to psychiatric conditions

Study investigates psychiatric and demographic risk factors within dry eye disease.
Pediatric amblyopia may indicate more adult health issues
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Pediatric amblyopia may indicate more adult health issues

Persisting amblyopia in adulthood linked with increased risk of cardiometabolic disorders.
Sight Sciences reports real-world data on leading MIGS devices, including OMNI Surgical System
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Sight Sciences reports real-world data on leading MIGS devices, including OMNI Surgical System

Large-scale, comparative study also evaluated the Hydrus Microstent and iStent inject for lowering IOP in 100,000+ glaucoma patients’ eyes.
Botox may be the new strabismus surgery for pediatric ACE
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Botox may be the new strabismus surgery for pediatric ACE

Comparable success rate for botox injection vs surgery noted at 12 months but decreased by 24 months.
SAHARA crossover trial reports significant continued advantages of TearCare for DED
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SAHARA crossover trial reports significant continued advantages of TearCare for DED

Additional 6-month data supports Sights Sciences’ tech vs Restasis as a primary treatment for addressing the underlying root cause of MGD.
Majority of glaucoma patients have no record of gonioscopy
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Majority of glaucoma patients have no record of gonioscopy

In contrast with AAO recommendations, gonioscopy is either underperformed or undercoded.
Annual anti-VEGF injection costs are on the rise
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Annual anti-VEGF injection costs are on the rise

Increased aflibercept use contributes to rising costs of anti-VEGF injections in patients insured by Medicare.
Pathologic myopia has a new grading scale
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Pathologic myopia has a new grading scale

Diffuse chorioretinal atrophy is a key clinical trait for novel pathologic myopia grading system.
Keratoconus eye drop regenerates lost collagen in the eye
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Keratoconus eye drop regenerates lost collagen in the eye

TheiaNova’s world-first therapy of its kind is featured during ASCRS’s Winning Pitch Challenge as part of the Eyecelerator conference.
Sight Sciences reports new data from GEMINI extension trial on OMNI Surgical System
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Sight Sciences reports new data from GEMINI extension trial on OMNI Surgical System

Findings build on original 12-month results supporting its efficacy in lowering IOP and medication adherence in OAG.
Provectus and MiamiU sign global licensing agreement for eye infection therapy
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Provectus and MiamiU sign global licensing agreement for eye infection therapy

Deal involves developing and commercializing a proprietary photodynamic antimicrobial therapy with a formulation of rose bengal sodium.
AI system detects severe ROP with 100% accuracy
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AI system detects severe ROP with 100% accuracy

Researchers sought to determine the detection rate of more-than-mild retinopathy of prematurity and type 1 ROP.
Researchers establish link between DR and serum albumin
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Researchers establish link between DR and serum albumin

Retrospective analysis evaluates the association of DR prevalence and serum albumin levels.
Novel 3D printing technique for artificial eyeballs offers faster alternative
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Novel 3D printing technique for artificial eyeballs offers faster alternative

New paper offers 6-minute printing process—although customization is still required.
Study details rare visual condition of facial distortion
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Study details rare visual condition of facial distortion

Neurological disorder has only been recorded in 81 cases, reports say.