Ophthalmology Update

Oct. 19, 2021

Ophthalmology Update is a publication for physicians. It highlights trends in ophthalmology-related procedures and research at Mayo Clinic.

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2021 Issues

Vol. 11, No. 3, 2021 (PDF)

  • Patients May Receive Cataract Surgery if Diabetic Macular Edema is Managed Pre- and Post-Surgery
  • IPL-MGX Improves Dry Eye Symptoms More Than MGX Alone in Treating Ocular Rosacea With Dry Eye
  • Netarsudil Significantly Reduces Intraocular Pressure in Patients With Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

Vol. 11, No. 2, 2021 (PDF)

  • Disease expression and familial transmission in Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy
  • Study supports the use of plaque imaging in the evaluation of patients with acute retinal artery occlusion
  • Genomic sequencing shows promise in elucidating genetic causes of strabismus

Vol. 11, No. 1, 2021 (PDF)

  • Studies Support Scheimpflug Tomography's Efficacy in Predicting the Prognosis of FECD
  • Standardized Prescribing Guidelines Reduce Frequency and Quantity of Opioids Prescribed
  • Fibrin Hydrogels Provide Safe, Degradable Scaffolds for Subretinal Implantation

2020 Issues

Vol. 10, No. 1, 2020 (PDF)

  • Stanniocalcin-1 May Have Therapeutic Potential for Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Gene Expression, Missplicing in Corneal Endothelium Differs in Patients With TCF4 TNR Expansion
  • Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Pharmacotherapy Safe for Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

2019 Issues

Vol. 9, No. 3, 2019 (PDF)

  • Study Finds Most Conjunctival Tumors Benign With Low Risk of Malignant Transformation
  • Use of Intraocular Lenses Relatively Safe for Treatment of Cataracts in Infants Ages 7 to 24 Months Old
  • Study Supports Increased Risk of Ischemic Stroke in the Peri-CRAO Period

Vol. 9, No. 2, 2019 (PDF)

  • Study Identifies Clinical Phenotype, Visual Outcomes of MOG-IgG Antibody Optic Neuritis
  • PedEyeQ Assesses Quality of Life in Children With Eye Conditions
  • Biopsy Recommended for Patients With Clinical Characteristics of IgG4-ROD

Vol. 9, No. 1, 2019 (PDF)

  • New Method Classifies FECD Severity: Tomographic Evaluation of Corneas for Subclinical Edema
  • Optimal Timing for Intervention in Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Increases After Vitreoretinal Surgery

2018 Issues

Vol. 8, No. 3, 2018 (PDF)

  • Surgical Treatment Impacts Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients With Glaucoma
  • Ocular Manifestations in Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder: A Case Report
  • SCOPE Research Tracks Increased Use, Performance of Scleral Lenses

Vol. 8, No. 2, 2018 (PDF)

  • Incidence of Pseudophakic Intraocular Lens Exchange Increases With Incidence of Cataract Surgery
  • Fibrin Hydrogels Provide a Scaffold for Transplantation of RPE Monolayers
  • Optic Disk Edema in GFAP Meningoencephalitis May Mimic Papilledema

Vol. 8, No. 1, 2018 (PDF)

  • Evidence Supports Association Between CSC and Exogenous Glucocorticoid Use
  • Psychological Factors May Impact Quality of Life After Strabismus Surgery
  • Research Confirms the Clinical Characteristics of Ocular Sarcoidosis

2017 Issues

Vol. 7, No. 3, 2017 (PDF)

  • Incidence of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Parallels Rising Rate of Obesity
  • Risk of Serious Complications Increases for Older Adult Patients Treated With Dacryocystorhinostomy for Acquired Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Optical Coherence Tomography Shows Promise for the Noninvasive Detection of Elevated Intracranial Pressure

Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017 (PDF)

  • Posterior Corneal Profile Changes Impact Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Endothelial Keratoplasty and Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Patients With Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy Exhibit a Unique Signature of Missplicing Events in TCF4
  • Intraoperative Use of GenTeal Gel Linked to Subconjunctival Necrotizing Granulomata

Vol. 7, No. 1, 2017 (PDF)

  • Ophthalmology Moves Toward a Culture of Safety
  • The Causes of Acquired 3rd Nerve Palsy
  • Diplopia Underrecognized in Patients With Medically and Surgically Treated Glaucoma

2016 Issues

Vol. 6, No. 3, 2016 (PDF)

  • Visual Acuity Continues to Improve After DSEK for Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • KATP Channel Opener Cromakalim Lowers IOP in Human and Mouse Models
  • Research Identifies Characteristics of Convergence Insufficiency in Adults

Vol. 6, No. 2, 2016 (PDF)

  • Bevacizumab With Dexamethasone Implant Improves Visual Acuity and Macular Morphology in Eyes With DME
  • Intraoperative Torsional Forced Duction Test Assesses Obliques' Tightness and Laxity
  • Intense Pulsed Light for Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Vol. 6, No. 1, 2016 (PDF)

  • Trabeculectomy-Related Complications Not Related to Mitomycin
  • Adults With Nonparalytic Forms of Strabismus Face Increased Risk of Mental Illness
  • Onset of Corneal Abnormalities in Fuchs' Dystrophy Begins Early in the Course of the Disease