Long-term follow-up of retinal morphology and physiology after 2000  mg sildenafil overdose as a means of attempted suicide: a case report - Miura G, Baba T, Hashimoto R, Yamamoto S.
We report retinal morphology, retinal sensitivity, and findings of electrophysiologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ora Leadership to be Featured in Upcoming Retinal Research Webinar...
Senior leaders from Ora, the world’s leading partner for ophthalmic product development, will be featured in a new live webinar event focused on cutting-edge retina research.(PRWeb May 12, 2022)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ora_leadership_to_be_featured_in_upcoming_retinal_research_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb18673367.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Retinal cell map could advance precise therapies for blinding diseases
NIH discovery sheds light on tissue targeted by age-related macular degeneration and other diseases. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 6, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Contrast-Reducing Spectacles Could Slow Myopia Contrast-Reducing Spectacles Could Slow Myopia
Spectacles that reduce retinal contrast could slow the progression of myopia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Treatment for macular edema has long-lasting gains
A treatment for macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion yielded vision gains for at least five years, although many patients required ongoing treatment. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abusive head trauma in infants and children in Japan - Nonaka M, Asai A.
Subdural hematoma in infants can be caused by abuse, and is thought to be more likely if subdural hematoma is associated with retinal hemorrhage and cerebral edema. In Japan, few doctors disagree that cases of subdural hematoma with retinal hemorrhage and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vitamin A deficiency: Not seeing well at night is among the 'first signs' of sight loss
VITAMIN A deficiency is known to impact eyesight. Indeed, if you find yourself struggling to see well at night, it may be the cause. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry. “The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a professor at Tufts University&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandeep Ravindran Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Continued Monitoring Needed for Anti-VEGF Therapy in Macular Edema
TUESDAY, April 26, 2022 -- Continued monitoring and treatment with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy as needed maintains long-term visual benefit in patients with macular edema due to central retinal or hemiretinal vein occlusion,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Evidence-based screening to optimize the yield of positive ophthalmologic examinations in children evaluated for suspected child abuse - Su M, Taylor K, Stoutin J, Shaver C, Recko M.
PURPOSE: To determine nonocular findings associated with significant retinal hemorrhage on dilated fundus examination in cases of suspected child abuse. METHODS: This was a retrospective chart review from May 2014 to August 2021 at a level-1 trauma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vision improvement is long-lasting with treatment for blinding blood vessel condition
NIH-funded study finds many patients with retinal vein occlusion have vision benefits, but require long-term monitoring and treatment. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 21, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Linked With Risk for Eye Problems Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Linked With Risk for Eye Problems
Popular drugs prescribed for erectile dysfunction may entail an increased risk for adverse eye conditions such as retinal detachment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - April 20, 2022 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Nanoscope Therapeutics Appoints Pharma Industry Veteran Aaron Osborne, MBBS, as Chief Medical Officer and Chief Development Officer
DALLAS, April 18, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing gene therapies for retinal diseases, today announced Aaron Osborne, MBBS, was appointed Chief Medical Office... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Nanoscope Therapeutics, gene therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rate of Retinal Vein Occlusions Up After COVID-19 Infection
FRIDAY, April 15, 2022 -- The risk for retinal vein occlusion (RVO) may be increased in the six months following COVID-19 infection, according to a study published online April 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Bobeck S. Modjtahedi, M.D., from the Southern... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vision-Threatening Retinal Condition Linked to COVID-19
(MedPage Today) -- COVID-19 infection may be boosting the numbers of a rare ocular condition in which vision is threatened when veins in the retina are blocked, eye specialists in Southern California report. Risk of retinal vein occlusion was... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - April 14, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news