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Could melatonin reduce the risk for AMD development?
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Could melatonin reduce the risk for AMD development?

New study shows a potential link between melatonin and AMD—with some limitations.
Smart contact lens features eye-tracking and radio frequency
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Smart contact lens features eye-tracking and radio frequency

Wireless smart contact lens design demonstrates accurate, real-time eye-tracking capabilities.
Macula changes identified among sleep apnea patients
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Macula changes identified among sleep apnea patients

Study explores ophthalmic connections to obstructive sleep apnea.
Semaglutide for diabetes tied to increased NAION risk
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Semaglutide for diabetes tied to increased NAION risk

Mass Eye and Ear researchers identify higher incidence among patients taking popular weight loss and Type 2 diabetes drug.
Could computer-aided orthokeratology fittings surpass standard methods?
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Could computer-aided orthokeratology fittings surpass standard methods?

Recent study investigates the benefits of two new tech-based fitting methods for ortho-k.
Bausch + Lomb reports national dry eye data, launches awareness tool
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Bausch + Lomb reports national dry eye data, launches awareness tool

State of the Dry Eye survey finds 70% of patients lack knowledge and education of the disease.
Real-world survey on NAION diagnostics reveals no standardization
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Real-world survey on NAION diagnostics reveals no standardization

Researchers report findings on how neuro-ophthalmologists approach risk factor evaluation and treatment of NAION.
Should botox be considered for pediatric esotropia?
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Should botox be considered for pediatric esotropia?

Researchers investigate the effectiveness and safety of Botox as a treatment option for children with PAET.
Study reaffirms omega-3s lack benefits for DED
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Study reaffirms omega-3s lack benefits for DED

Investigators share their findings on how omega-3s impact DED with MGD. 
How prevalent are hyper-reflective foci in DME?
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How prevalent are hyper-reflective foci in DME?

Researchers find potential link between HRF and disease severity among diabetic macular edema patients.
Preventing certain light exposure may decrease IRD risk
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Preventing certain light exposure may decrease IRD risk

First study of human subjects investigates IRD risk and light exposure.
Significant increase noted in mental health disorders among macular disease patients
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Significant increase noted in mental health disorders among macular disease patients

New study presents findings on how macular disease may impact mental health.
Notal Vision's at-home OCT for wet AMD demonstrates stable image detection
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Notal Vision's at-home OCT for wet AMD demonstrates stable image detection

First-of-its-kind trial on device demonstrates significant reduction in office visits and treatment frequency.
COVID-causing virus may damage vision via blood-retinal barrier
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COVID-causing virus may damage vision via blood-retinal barrier

Blood-retina barrier plays a critical role in SARS-CoV-2 infection and ocular complications.
Data supports prior findings on red light therapy for pediatric myopia management
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Data supports prior findings on red light therapy for pediatric myopia management

New research assesses the efficacy and safety of 650 nm LLRL for myopia treatment in children.
Which lifestyle factors influence pediatric dry eye?
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Which lifestyle factors influence pediatric dry eye?

Researchers explore the potential impact of factors such as BMI, screen time, and outdoor activity.
Real-world Luminopia data supports pediatric amblyopia improvement
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Real-world Luminopia data supports pediatric amblyopia improvement

First-of-its-kind study examines ocular manifestations in MS
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First-of-its-kind study examines ocular manifestations in MS

Retrospective study evaluates frequency and severity of MS-related ocular diseases.
Thermal imaging device detects DED via eye temperature monitoring
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Thermal imaging device detects DED via eye temperature monitoring

University of Waterloo spinoff has developed a novel system designed to rapidly and non-invasively measure the ocular surface and diagnose dry eye.
Researchers link keratoconus to climate-related variable
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Researchers link keratoconus to climate-related variable

Investigators present findings on the effect of humidity on keratoconus risk.