Ophthalmology Update

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

To contact the Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic for a referral or physician consultation, please call 507-284-2744.

2015 Issues

Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015 (PDF)

  • Intraocular Pressure Should Be Monitored in Eyes Receiving Ranibizumab
  • Combination Therapy Offers Rapid Improvements in Vision and CST in Patients With Macular Edema Due to RVOs
  • Reimbursement Policy Creates a Conflict of Interest for Patients and Physicians

2014 Issues

Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic:
Advancing the standard of care

  • Mayo Clinic Ophthalmology — Advancing eye care for 100 years
  • About Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic hallmark: Collaboration on complex care needs
  • Neuro-ophthalmology expertise and tradition
  • Sharing expertise in uveitis diagnosis, treatment
  • Treating common and rare retinal disorders
  • Finding ways to restore or prevent vision loss due to eye diseases and trauma
  • Fuchs' dystrophy: Identifying the genetic defect
  • Implantable miniature telescope improves vision for advanced macular degeneration
  • Tracking outcomes since the first refractive surgeries
  • Corneal transplants
  • Intense Pulsed Light therapy provides dry eye relief
  • Strabismus in adults and children
  • Strabismus research
  • Glaucoma: Advancing frontiers in clinical practice and research
  • New developments in cataract treatment
  • Optometry highlights at Mayo Clinic
  • Training the next generation
  • Specialty and community-based care
  • Mayo physicians lead top ophthalmology journals

Vol. 4, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • Trinucleotide Repeat in TCF4 Responsible for Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Disease-Causing Mutations Exhibit Disparate Effects on the Localization of Bestrophin-1
  • Use of Antidepressant Medications and the Incidence of Cataract Surgery

Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • PEDIG Translates Research to Evidence-Based Care for Patients at Mayo Clinic
  • Rat IVC Model Allows Researchers to Study the Role of Intracranial Pressure Modulation in Optic Neuropathies
  • Study to Explore the Prevalence of Angle-Closure Glaucoma and Appropriate Laser Peripheral Iridotomy in Caucasian Populations

Vol. 4, No. 1, 2014 (PDF)

  • Fluoroquinolones Do Not Increase Patients' Risk of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment
  • Incidence and Probability of Progression to Blindness Due to Open-Angle Glaucoma Decreases Dramatically
  • Retrospective Study Identifies Incidence and Demographics of New-Onset Strabismus in Adults

2013 Issues

Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • 3-D Video-Oculography Sheds New Light on Pediatric Strabismus
  • Macular Hole Repair Does Not Require Face-Down Positioning
  • Study Shows No Significant Correlation Between EVP and Elevated IOP in Patients With Open-Angle Glaucoma

Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Immunosuppressive Agents May Enhance Corticosteroid Treatments for Uveitis
  • Children With Congenital Esotropia Are at Increased Risk of Developing Mental Illness
  • Incidence of Cataract Surgery Continues to Increase Steadily