This week, we’re sharing the most recent top stories in ophthalmology news.
Read more on these stories below.
Newer and some longer-term use medications linked to acute retinal toxicity Healio, September 2, 2021
Some newly approved as well as several long-term use medications have been recently associated with acute retinal toxicity, according to a poster presentation at the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium.
Refractive corneal surgery poised for strong comeback in 2021 Healio, September 2, 2021
The reason for this surge in refractive corneal surgery is likely multifactorial. Read more on the top five procedures performed by United States ophthalmologists and why the procedures are rising.
AI-supported test can predict eye disease that leads to blindness Medical Xpress, August 13, 2021
In a clinical trial of 113 patients, retinal imaging technology called Detection of Apoptosis in Retinal Cells (DARC) was able to identify areas of the eye that were showing signs of geographic atrophy.
Oculus Receives FDA Clearance for the Myopia Master Eyewire News, August 10, 2021
Oculus announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Myopia Master, which combines axial length, refraction values, and the central corneal radii measurements.
Four tips for growing a proactive practice Ophthalmology Times, August 10, 2021
Cataract and refractive surgeons with an eye toward growth understand that investment and creative thinking are the fertilizers of progress. Read 4 suggestions on how to fortify and expand your practice.