The American Heart Association released a scientific statement reviewing weight loss strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.
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The utility of urine drug tests for identifying potential opioid prescription misuse was examined in this study.
Intermittent fasting can be safe and effective for glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome, according to research results published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice.
Instrument-based screenings, even in the very young, can help identify amblyopia risk early, a report shows.
A study shows that receded NPC may be indicative of higher burden of symptoms.
Researchers say that the effects of perceived gaze direction and head orientation on face categorization speed probably depends on the degree of social relevance of the face to the viewer.
SS-OCT shows a connecting channel between the premacular bursa and Cloquet’s canal.
The postoperative complication was most frequently noted among patients with more advanced disease stages.
An automated retinal image analysis system may offer care options to people living in underresourced settings.
A review evaluates the most effective current method for blepharitis-causing mite control.
A report shows the condition, which results from cyanotic congenital heart disease, can lead to reduced axial velocity, wall shear rate, and other changes in vessel microvasculature.
A retrospective case series demonstrates how most patients with post-LASIK ectasia can regain functional visual with the right management.
Monica Dweck, MD, of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Nandini Venkateswaran, MD, of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Laura Di Meglio, OD, of the Wilmer Eye Institute, among other clinicians, offer guidance on advising patients on the ocular dangers of cosmetics abuse.
The study links narrower mean angle width and disease progression.
The technology can provide clinically useful measures of retinal diseases that would otherwise be difficult or not feasible to obtain.
Researchers advocate for genetic screening of patients with risk factors.
Study shows the refractive status can lead to disease progression for glaucoma suspects.
Corneal ectasia or contact-lens related corneal warpage can also contribute to inferior steepening.
Having 2 parents with myopia also increased the risk of nearsightedness for all children.
The portable tool also demonstrated better interdevice agreement, the report says.
A course examines all sides of several debates in eye care.
The course provides co-manageing optometrists a review the pathophysiology, imaging technqiues, and treatment strategies of retinal disease.
A study rules out a potential mechanism behind increased corneal infiltrative events in patients using reusable silicone hydrogel contact lens.
Elongated sinusoidal stimulus demonstrates a good structure-function agreement, a study shows.
Previously unrecognized pathogenic mechanisms involving ocular contact dermatitis has driven new approaches to control the inflammatory process.
Course offers guidance for managing patients with apparent optic nerve swelling.
The presentation reviews the capability of electroretinography to predict and evaluate retinal function.
John Berdahl, MD, and Lawrence Woodward, MD, present an overview of the latest technologies available in eye care.
Researchers also noted a small rise in intraocular pressure for some patients.
Study offers option for those with residual refractive error after primary PRK.
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