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Estrogen Might Be Tied to Dry Eye in Postmenopausal Women

Although there's no direct link, serum estrogen levels may influence meibomian gland function and hence non-Sjogren's dry eye in postmenopausal women, according to Australian and German researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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After an Injury With a Screwdriver, a Second Surgery Is Needed to Prevent Retinal Detachment

A 45-year-old man's random accident results in a race against the clock to save the vision in his right eye. Can you correctly identify the type of injury he suffered?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Falling, Serious Injury in Elderly Tied to Changes in BP Meds

Now there are data showing that after starting antihypertensive meds or raising their dosages, physicians should keep a closer eye on older patients to make sure they tolerate the changes, say researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema: Converting Eyes to Aflibercept

In patients with persistent diabetic macular edema, switching from an older VEGF inhibitor to a newer one may improve outcomes. Conversion to aflibercept may now be another option.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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'Awake' Lumbar Fusion Offers Eye-Opening Recovery Improvement

In a small case series, the innovative approach shortened hospital stay and narcotic use while offering significant improvement in disability.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Medical Error in Public Eye at Geriatrics Meeting

Studies exploring medical error, the coordination of care, and dementia will be in the spotlight at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Monocular Trial of Glaucoma Eye Drops Could Curb Additional Clinic Visits

If glaucoma eye drops reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in one eye at various times of day, they are likely to reduce it in the other eye, researchers from Nottingham University in the U.K. report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Chinese man given pig's cornea - BBC News

Wu Pinggui talks to the BBC after having an operation to transplant a pig's cornea into his eye.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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The Case of the Blue/Brown-Eyed Girl

A 2-year-old girl presents with unusual pigmentation in one eye and hearing issues. Can you make the correct diagnosis?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Concern Zika causes baby eye problems - BBC News

Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil are becoming increasingly concerned the virus may cause eye damage in babies.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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ADHD: Do the Eyes Have It?

A new study provides more evidence that elevated 'background noise' on pattern electroretinogram may be a neural correlate of ADHD.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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IOP in the Fellow Eye After Glaucoma Surgery in One Eye

How is intraocular pressure in the untreated fellow eye impacted after glaucoma surgery?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Glaucoma Drugs May Skew Eye Pressure Readings

Chronic use of prostaglandin analogues (PGAs) may cause reversible corneal changes contributing to underestimation of intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients, according to Canadian researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Keep an Eye on Mental Health After Bariatric Surgery in Teens

A quarter of adolescents who undergo bariatric surgery have lingering mental-health and psychosocial problems, highlighting the importance of providing ongoing support, say Swedish researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A link between asthenia, pallor, and jaundice

A 45 year old white man presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening weakness and chest discomfort on moderate intensity physical activity over the past two months. He also reported paleness and “yellowish eyes” in the past month. He had a history of anxiety, treated with alprazolam as needed.  
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over 3 years ago
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A link between asthenia, pallor, and jaundice

A 45 year old white man presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening weakness and chest discomfort on moderate intensity physical activity over the past two months. He also reported paleness and “yellowish eyes” in the past month. He had a history of anxiety, treated with alprazolam as needed.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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A link between asthenia, pallor, and jaundice

A 45 year old white man presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening weakness and chest discomfort on moderate intensity physical activity over the past two months. He also reported paleness and “yellowish eyes” in the past month. He had a history of anxiety, treated with alprazolam as needed.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Eye and Kidney Damage in Diabetes Tied to Heart Problems

Diabetes complications like eye, kidney and nerve damage can all increase the odds of hospitalizations and death from heart problems, a recent study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Photophobia and a painful rash

A 62 year old woman presented to eye casualty with a 10 day history of a left sided headache. Two days after her headache started she developed a painful and pruritic left sided rash. During the 24 hours before presentation, her left eye had become injected, painful, and photophobic.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago