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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Our first episode of the What the Fundus podcast is now online. You should be able to find it and subscribe to it wherever you find your podcasts.

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Here is a short study regarding contact lens wear versus glasses wear while wearing masks. There was no difference between groups for overall QIRC score but some individual question scores reflected better quality of life in the CL: ‘outdoor activities’, ‘keep fit’ and ‘able to do things’ (all p < 0.05). Differences in favour of the CL […]

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This study was released this month. Efficacy of Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Solution, 5.0%, in Patients With Moderate to Severe Dry Eye Disease. It shows that Xiidra works better than placebo for moderate to severe dry eye disease (DED). That makes sense. It’s what I have experienced with using it in the past. (If you can get […]

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