Tag: corneal disease

iPhone Flash Helps Nurse Identify Her Infant Son’s Retinoblastoma

Josie Rock was taking pictures of her 3-month-old son Asher when the lighting in the room suddenly dimmed, initiating the flash on her iPhone. Asher’s...

Study Estimates Incidence of Dupilumab-Related Conjunctivitis

One in 15 patients who start dupilumab treatment may develop conjunctivitis during the first 6 months, most of which is manageable with ophthalmic treatments, results...

Aflibercept Won’t Help Vision in Early Diabetic Retinopathy

Intravitreal injections with aflibercept (Eylea) don’t improve the visual acuity of people with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR), researchers say. The treatments do reduce the risk...

Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema

Dupilumab treatment with concomitant topical corticosteroids provided rapid and sustained improvement in itch intensity and frequency in children aged 6-11 years with severe atopic dermatitis....

Collagen Crosslinking Shows Promise for Keratitis

Corneal collagen crosslinking, a procedure developed for keratoconus, could treat keratitis as effectively as antimicrobials, a new study suggests. The procedure could prove particularly useful...

JIA Arthritis and Uveitis Flares ‘Often Run Parallel’

Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis–associated uveitis (JIA-U) are significantly more likely to experience a flare in their eye disease if their arthritis is also worsening,...

ACR Issues Guidances for MIS-C and Pediatric Rheumatic Disease

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two new clinical guidance documents from the American College of Rheumatology...

Ophthalmology Practices Hit Hard by COVID-19 Closures, Changes

“We are surviving, and we are keeping almost all of our employees still employed. We are applying for multiple programs including the payroll protection...