We missed a week last week because of the craziness of Thanksgiving travel. There is a new podcast out now, though, discussing the link between severe glaucoma and cognitive impairment. I wrote a little blurb about this article already. You can subscribe to our podcast here or anywhere you find podcasts.

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We have all been told for years that smoking can increase risk for developing age-related macular degeneration. The study Association of Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index, and Glycemic Risk Factors With Age-Related Macular Degeneration from the November 2021 issue of JAMA Ophthalmology, shows that there is a correlation between smoking and advanced […]

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I very much enjoyed reading this paper. Lower Cognitive Function in Patients With Functionally and Structurally Severe Glaucoma: The LIGHT Study in the October 2021 edition of Journal of Glaucoma. This quote says it all right here. “This cross-sectional study of 172 patients with glaucoma showed that functional and structural glaucoma damage was significantly associated with […]

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Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a subset of exudative AMD. Turns out that PCV patients are less sensitive to anti-VEGF therapies, so it’s very important to make this differentiation early in the diagnosis. Differentiating Exudative Macular Degeneration and Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Using OCT B-Scan PCV presents with specific U-shaped elevations in the RPE using OCT-B. […]

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Chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (cCSC) is something we run into all the time in practice. Acute CSC resolves without intervention in about 84% of cases within 6 months. What should we do in those that don’t resolve? “However, the disease has a strong tendency to become chronic manifesting in frequent recurrence or persistent subretinal fluid […]

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I am linking to this mainly because it is not a journal article. This is a news website posting something for non-eye doctors. Thankfully, they got two people who are at the forefront of myopia research, Debbie Jones and Kate Gifford, to write the article. Simply spending more time outside can delay the onset of myopia. Direct […]

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