In the article, Effect of Aerobic Exercise at Different Intensities on Intraocular Pressure in Young Males published in the November 2022 issue of Journal of Glaucoma, the researchers find that intense exercise has an IOP-lowering effect for 30 minutes after the activity. There were 20 men average age of about 21 in the study. For […]
I promised this in a previous post. From Who needs myopia control? in the September 2021 issue of International Journal of Ophthalmology Basically, if your patient is at least a certain amount nearsighted at a certain age, they have a higher risk of developing high myopia.
A standard warning in investing is that prior performance does not predict future results. Can the same thing be said about myopia progression? The article The Limited Value of Prior Change in Predicting Future Progression of Juvenile-Onset Myopia: Optometry and Vision Science published in the May 2022 edition of Optometry and Vision Science purports that […]
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Readers of this site will know I’m a sucker for a new myopia control article. Xu Cheng, MD, PhD, et al published Randomized trial of soft contact lenses with novel ring focus for controlling myopia progression in Ophthalmology Science in October 2022. One of the biggest issues with myopia control is balancing the quality of […]
In this episode of the What the Fundus Podcast, we discuss the role pericytes potentially play in the damage that occurs from glaucoma. The article we reference in this podcast is Pericyte Dysfunction and Loss of Interpericyte Tunneling Nanotubes Promote Neurovascular Deficits in Glaucoma.
We’re back after a brief hiatus to talk about a paper published in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye about the incidence of positive corneal ulcer cultures.
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In my post Red light therapy for myopia control, I came across the concept of a potential mechanism for myopia control. Scleral hypoxia. Though my knowledge of molecular biology is significantly lacking. I found the results and discussion of these pathways utterly fascinating. I read through two papers: Scleral Mechanisms Underlying Ocular Growth and Myopia […]