Just because a driver has passed the motor vehicle administration’s vision test may not mean he or she is safe to drive. A recent study found that the frequency and distance at which drivers with moderate levels of blurred vision and cataracts recogniz…
Oral fluoroquinolones, one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics, may increase a
person?s risk for developing a retinal detachment, according to a study published April 4 in JAMA.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An episode of herpes zoster is associated with an increased risk of
anterior uveitis in the following year, according to a Taiwanese report this month in Archives of
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Two news studies show that bevacizumab and aflibercept can reduce macular
edema and improve visual acuity in patients with central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).
A small randomized controlled trial of bevacizumab showed it to be more effective than laser therapy for diabetic macular edema after 2 years of treatment. Medscape Medical News