The Latest Journal Articles in Ophthalmology

1Postoperative ocular higher-order aberrations and contrast sensitivity: Femtosecond lenticule extraction versus pseudo small-incision lenticule extractionJournal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
2Glued intraocular lens scaffolding for Soemmerring ring removal in aphakia with posterior capsule defectJournal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
3Sensitivity and specificity of the AdenoPlus point-of-care system in detecting adenovirus in conjunctivitis patients at an ophthalmic emergency department: a diagnostic accuracy studyBritish Journal of Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
4Posterior subtenon triamcinolone acetonide injection as a primary treatment in eyes with acute Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada diseaseBritish Journal of Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
5Combining measurements from three anatomical areas for glaucoma diagnosis using Fourier-domain optical coherence tomographyBritish Journal of Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
6Do pattern deviation values accurately estimate glaucomatous visual field damage in eyes with glaucoma and cataract?British Journal of Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
7Choosing two points to add to the 24-2 pattern to better describe macular visual field damage due to glaucomaBritish Journal of Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
8Vector analysis of astigmatism correction after toric intraocular lens implantationJournal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
9Self-reported calcium supplementation and age-related macular degenerationJAMA Ophthalmology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
10Risk factors associated with secondary enucleation after fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in uveal melanomaActa Ophthalmologica, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
1Unnecessary preoperative testing still done on cataract patientsUCSF News, April 17, 2015
2Virtual reality may be effective tool for evaluating balance control in glaucoma patientsAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology News, April 17, 2015
3New study challenges conventional wisdom that sight-based brain sensory network organization is impaired with blindnessThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem News, April 16, 2015
4Discovered gene allows a peek into the future on eye diseaseAgency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) News, April 16, 2015
5Experimental drug that may repair nerve damage in MS moves forwardAmerican Academy of Neurology News, April 15, 2015
6Wearable device helps visually impaired avoid collisionMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary News, April 13, 2015
7Brains 'lowly' visual processor is more sophisticated than once thoughtJohns Hopkins Medicine, April 07, 2015
8One test can predict which kids will become nearsightedOhio State University News, April 06, 2015

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