IMPORTANCE: Nearly 2 million patients visit emergency departments (EDs) because of eye concerns annually in the United States.
IMPORTANCE: Cataract-related vision impairment is an important public health issue that tends to affect older adults.
Two articles published by members of the Center of Eye Policy and Innovation make the JAMA Ophthalmology list.
IMPORTANCE: Cataract surgery is commonly performed at ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs).
IMPORTANCE: As the United States considers how to best structure its health care services, specialty care availability is receiving increased focus.
PURPOSE: To examine demographic and geographic variation in the use of ranibizumab and bevacizumab for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) among Med
Diabetes can lead to blindness, but children and teens with diabetes may not receive recommended eye exams in the years following their diagnosis, a U.S. study suggests.
PURPOSE: Despite the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among children and adolescents, little is known about their risk of developing diabetic retinopathy (DR).