Pneumatic vitreolysis may improve vitreomacular traction but raises safety concerns

AUG 26, 2021 Retina/Vitreous Two multicenter, prospective randomized clinical trials evaluated pneumatic vitreolysis (PVL) in eyes with vitreomacular traction (VMT) with and without full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). Study design Researchers…

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Optogenetic therapy partially restores vision in patient with retinitis pigmentosa

AUG 23, 2021 Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit, Retina/Vitreous For the first time, investigators report using optogenetic treatments to restore partial vision in a patient with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Study design The phase 1/2a…

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Cataract surgery complications appear more common among highly diversified surgeons

AUG 12, 2021 Cataract/Anterior Segment This retrospective, population-based cohort study evaluated the effect of surgical practice focus on cataract surgical outcomes. Study design Using a national healthcare population-based database, researchers…

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