This Viewpoint discusses the importance of traditional medicine in global settings and emphasizes health care professionals’ duty to understand patients’ cultural traditions related to health and medicine.
This population-based, cross-sectional study assesses the association of vision impairment and major eye diseases with mobility and independence in a Chinese population.
This cohort study compares the need for repeat laser trabeculoplasty among patients with glaucoma undergoing initial trabeculoplasty performed by an ophthalmologist vs optometrist.
This cross-sectional study compares estimates of retinal blood flow velocity measured using structural OCT vs video fluorescein angiography.
This study uses US national polling data to describe respondents’ attitudes about the importance and awareness of eye health, concerns about vision loss, and awareness of eye diseases and risk factors.
This population epidemiology study uses Nationwide Emergency Department Sample data to describe rates of chemical burns to the eye in the United States in 2015 and 2016, and associated risk factors and costs.
This molecular pathology study compares expression and variant allele frequencies of butyrophilin-like 2, an immune regulator gene, in patients with uveal melanoma vs healthy controls.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of text message reminders and free eye medications vs usual care on frequency of postoperative follow-up after trabeculectomy in rural southern China.
This study evaluates whether long-chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids intake relates to a decreased incidence of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in individuals older than 55 years with type 2 diabetes.
This randomized trial compares the effects on suture colonization rate of placing a single povidone-iodine drop at the adjustable suture noose at the end of adjustable suture strabismus surgery.
This national survey study uses Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to examine associations between US county-level characteristics and eye care use between 2006 and 2010.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the effect of a new type of matrix therapy agent vs hyaluronic acid–containing eyedrops on corneal wound healing after standard corneal collagen cross-linking in patients with progressive keratoconus.
This study evaluates the association between race/ethnicity and incidence of advanced Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, defined by a need for endothelial or penetrating keratoplasty.
This report provides updated endophthalmitis rates for eyes receiving intravitreous injections with and without povidone-iodine and rates with and without topical antibiotics from Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network clinical trials.
This case report describes a patient with metastatic cutaneous melanoma-related retinopathy who developed chorioretinal lesions while on pembrolizumab.
A teenaged boy awakened 2 days prior to presentation with a few skin lesions, which rapidly spread to the rest of his right eyelids. Examination revealed clusters of target lesions on the right upper and lower lids, with papillae in the upper palpebral conjunctiva and follicles and a few pustules in the lower palpebral conjunctiva. What would you do next?
A woman in her 30s with transverse sinus thrombosis and worsening symptoms has severe papilledema with optic nerve edema. What would you do next?
A man aged 51 years presented with signs of Horner syndrome accompanying left-sided hemibody paresthesia, dysphasia, and ataxia. What would you do next?
A 7-year-old boy with Klinefelter syndrome presented with 4 years of intense intermittent photophobia. Visual acuity and examination was normal except for punctate keratitis in the epithelial and subepithelial layers that stained lightly with fluorescein. What would you do next?
This study uses NHANES data to evaluate the association between sedentary behavior and nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy in US adults.
This case report describes a patient with systemic histiocytic sarcoma and choroidal infiltration of sarcoma cells.
An 8-year-old Afro-Caribbean girl presented with sudden bilateral proptosis and facial/scalp swelling.
A man in his thirties with no prior medical history presented with a 2-day history of headache and blurred vision. Ophthalmoscopy revealed bilateral papilledema with retinal hemorrhages and nerve fiber layer infarcts.
A young child with type 2 Peters plus syndrome with a history of iridectomy of the right eye was found to have a central opacification of the red reflex during retinoscopy in clinic.
This case report describes a man in his 30s who presented with facial lesions of several months’ duration.