JAMA Ophthalmology

JAMA Ophthalmology (formerly Archives of Ophthalmology) is a monthly professional medical journal published by the American Medical Association. Archives of Ophthalmology publishes peer-reviewed, original articles on such topics as epidemiology and biostatistics, mechanisms of ophthalmic disease, ophthalmic molecular genetics, and socioeconomics and health services.

Publisher
American Medical Association
Website
http://archopht.ama-assn.org/

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Ophthalmology

Myopia up in children confined to home during pandemic

(HealthDay)—For children aged 6 to 8 years, home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with a significant myopic shift, according to a study published online Jan. 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology

Drive-through IOP screening clinic feasible during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A drive-through intraocular pressure (IOP) screening clinic allows for continued management during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a research letter published online Jan. 7 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology

Cataract surgery in infancy increases glaucoma risk

Children who undergo cataract surgery as infants have a 22% risk of glaucoma 10 years later, whether or not they receive an intraocular lens implant. The findings come from the National Eye Institute (NEI)-funded Infant Aphakic ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Female hormone therapy not tied to retinal vascular occlusion

(HealthDay)—Filling a prescription for female hormone therapy (FHT) is not associated with an increased risk for retinal artery occlusion (RAO) or retinal vein occlusion (RVO), according to a study published online Nov. ...

Ophthalmology

Drug-linked endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations up

(HealthDay)—From 2003 to 2016, there was a considerable increase in drug-related endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations in the United States, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology

Rubber bullets, pepper spray rob vision

(HealthDay)—Last summer, the American Academy of Ophthalmology condemned the use of rubber bullets as a law enforcement tactic for crowd control during protests that rocked the United States. The argument: rubber bullets ...

Health

Vitamin D3, omega-3 fatty acids have no impact on AMD

(HealthDay)—For initially healthy men and women, supplementation with vitamin D3 and marine omega-3 fatty acids have no significant impact on age-related macular degeneration (AMD) incidence or progression, according to ...

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