Different uveitis drugs, similar results

A clinical trial comparing methotrexate and the more expensive mycophenolate mofetil treating non-infectious uveitis shows the two drugs offer very similar...

Ozurdex ‘real-life’ results - effective for DME

Aussiedex phase IV results trialling Ozurdex (dexamethasone) intravitreal implant in patients with diabetic macular oedema (DME) echo existing evidence...

Visual aid brain implant?

Researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Italy have developed a new type of intraneural...

LLLT for chalazia?

A retrospective review found low-level light therapy (LLLT) successfully resolved recalcitrant chalazia in most patients who failed topical or systemic...

Optogenetic brain system for blindness

Researchers at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn are working on a science fiction-esque optogenetic technology to give blind people...

Data security reminder for digital health

Digital security is under the microscope, with the Ministry of Health encouraging health organisations to ensure the digital services they use are safe and...

Omega-3 for DED?

Last year’s Dry Eye Assessment and Management (DREAM) Research Group study finding that omega-3 supplements were no better than an olive oil placebo for...

Public consultations underway to boost patient safety

Consultations launched on 11 September by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) ask people to have their say on revised guidance...

Pre-op ocular surface disease assessment

Acknowledging the issue of surgery potentially exacerbating or inducing ocular surface disease (OSD), reducing visual quality and overall dissatisfaction...

OSL: A dry eye assessment algorithm

The global consensus TFOS DEWS II dry eye diagnostic test battery was developed to help provide guidance on the key outcome measures for the diagnosis...

OSL: LWE trumps corneal staining for DED

Ocular surface staining is an indicator of epithelial compromise and forms part of the global consensus TFOS DEWS II dry eye diagnostic criteria. Corneal...

No disadvantage delaying XT surgery

A Paediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) study shows that early surgical treatment is not required for the prevention of motor deterioration...

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