This prospective case series found that some patients develop neuropathic pain.
Paul Harris, OD, David Meltzer, OD, and Katherine Weise, OD address athletic eye safety concerns, and how optometrists can coach their patients.
Patients report a willingness to take appropriate measures to improve surgical outcomes when appropriately guided by their doctor.
The proportion of young smokers who smoke menthol cigarettes decreased after implementation of a menthol cigarette ban in England in May 2020.
If the United States were to institute a ban on menthol cigarettes, 1.3 million smokers are estimated to quit.
The US Food and Drug Administration released proposed rules — first announced a year ago — to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Edmund Tsui, MD, social media editor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s journal Ophthalmology, guides readers through what’s trend-worthy in eye care.
Active myopia management may involve a higher startup cost, but these costs will likely balance out over the course of one’s lifetime.
Tobacco use is not significantly associated with immediate changes in tear meniscus height or visual acuity.
Individuals with cognitive impairments may particularly benefit from the use of logarithmic reading charts.
Hair cortisol concentration may eventually be used as a tool to identify patients with retinitis pigmentosa most at risk of vision loss.
Clinicians should consider discussing medication costs with patients when treating glaucoma to ensure adherence to treatment.
US life expectancy decreased between 2019 and 2020, on a larger scale than seen in 21 other high-income countries.
Clinicians can expect to see more ANP led procedures as they continue to successfully integrate into the eye care profession, a study suggests.
Age, sex, and time from onset to initial surgery were not associated with favorable patient outcomes.
Patients with COVID-19 have experienced increased sleep disturbances, and individuals who have been more affected by the pandemic had increased nightmares, prior studies have shown. This is the first study of the oneiric activity of people with COVID-19 and the first comparing their oneiric activity with those of individuals who have not had COVID-19.
Changes in optometry’s scope of licensure will not only benefit optometrists, but those who fought against the expansion as well, according to an optometrist.
Clinicians may not want to rely exclusively on a singular pseudoisochromatic plate assessment when evaluating patients for color deficiencies, a study suggests.
State laws are associated with small and non-statistically significant changes in opioid prescribing or nonopioid pain treatment.
A mindfulness intervention can lead to greater sustained improvements in opioid misuse and chronic pain symptoms than supportive group psychotherapy.