New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time.
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New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness.
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring ophthalmologists who have improved eye care for millions worldwide through their commitment to their patients and their profession.
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A drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades now appears to be toxic to the retina, the light-sensing tissue at the back of the eye that allows us to see.
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Researchers in Australia used a driving simulator to test patients’ vision before and after cataract surgery.
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Combining two different treatment methods to slow the progression of myopia may deliver better results in slowing the progression of myopia.
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Gene therapy is showing promise for one of the most common causes of blindness.
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World’s Leading Eye Physicians and Surgeons Gather in San Francisco to Inspire the Future of Eye Care
More than 25,000 are expected to attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 123rd annual meeting, AAO 2019, from Oct. 12-15 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
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The National Library of Medicine has accepted Ophthalmology® Retina for inclusion in Medline/PubMed, the first time it has accepted a printed, monthly U.S. ophthalmology journal in 12 years.
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Optometry are joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to offer spring break safety tips so travelers spend their time on the beach, not in the emergency room
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One risk of space flight is a possible danger to vision. Retired NASA astronaut David Wolf, M.D., will discuss how space flight affects eyes on in a keynote address at a conference of leading eye physicians and surgeons, hosted by the American...
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Eye MD Expert Comment Available Re JAMA Study: Diabetes 2 Epidemic Impacting Younger People's Vision
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Experts Available Re: Diabetic Retinopathy, an Increasingly Common Cause of Blindness
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