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HSC Medicine, Dentistry and Healthcare Sciences Current Awareness Bulletins: Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology current awareness bulletin

Frequency: Bi-monthly

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June 2024

Accuracy of an artificial intelligence chatbot’s interpretation of clinical ophthalmic images 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2024.0017

ASCEND-Eye: effects of omega-3 fatty acids on diabetic retinopathy 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.11.030

Assessment of diplopia in adults (BMJ Practice Pointer) 10.1136/bmj-2023-076413

Associations of long-term fluctuation in blood pressure and ocular perfusion pressure with visual field progression in normal-tension glaucoma 10.1186/s12886-024-03454-1

Clinical, diagnostic, and treatment characteristics of orbital liposarcoma 10.1016/j.ajo.2024.01.014

Consensus guidelines for ocular surveillance of von Hippel-Lindau disease 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.12.014

Diabetic retinopathy and quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.6435

Dry eye disease management (BMJ Practice Pointer) 10.1136/bmj-2023-077344

The efficacy and safety of standard versus soft topical steroids after cataract surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.11.022

Extended optical treatment versus early patching with an intensive patching regimen in children with amblyopia in Europe (EuPatch): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial 10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02893-3

Incidence and outcomes of recurrent retinal detachment after cataract surgery in eyes with prior retinal detachment repair 10.1016/j.oret.2023.11.005 s

Incidence of uveitis in patients with axial spondylarthritis treated with biologics or targeted synthetics: a systematic review and network meta-analysis 10.1002/art.42788

The outcomes of corneal sight rehabilitating surgery in Stevens-Johnson syndrome: case series 10.1186/s12886-024-03461-2

Retinal detachments after open-globe injury: risk factors and outcomes 10.1016/j.oret.2023.10.008

Retinoblastoma origins and destinations 10.1056/NEJMra1803083

The risk of sympathetic ophthalmia associated with open-globe injury management strategies: a meta-analysis 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.12.006

Social determinants of dry eye in the United States: a systematic review 10.1016/j.ajo.2024.01.015

Usability of patient education-oriented cataract surgery websites 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.10.019


American Journal of Ophthalmology (May-Jun); Arthritis and Rheumatology (May); BMC Ophthalmology (May); BMJ, The (25th Mar and 23rd Apr); JAMA Ophthalmology (Mar-Apr); Lancet, The (May); NEJM (17th Apr); Ophthalmology (Apr-May); Ophthalmology Retina (Apr-May)

April 2024

Artificial intelligence in age-related macular degeneration: state of the art and recent updates 10.1186/s12886-024-03381-1

Effectiveness of propranolol in preventing severe retinopathy of prematurity: a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.11.012

Efficacy of Repeated Low-Level Red Light (RLRL) therapy on myopia outcomes in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1186/s12886-024-03337-5

Face‐down positioning or posturing after pars plana vitrectomy for macula‐involving rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (new Cochrane intervention review) 10.1002/14651858.CD015514.pub2

Fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant for treating chronic diabetic macular oedema (new NICE guideline TA953)

Glaucoma in black individuals: how far have we come and where do we go from here? 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.10.009

Green space morphology and school myopia in China 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.6015

Impact of vision impairment and ocular morbidity and their treatment on quality of life in children: a systematic review 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.09.005

Inventory of ocular pulse amplitude values in healthy subjects and patients with ophthalmologic illnesses: systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.10.014

Natural history and surgical outcomes of lamellar macular holes 10.1016/j.oret.2023.09.016

NSAIDs and corticosteroids for the postoperative management of age-related cataract surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.09.027

Preoperative positioning and progression of fovea-on retinal detachments 10.1016/j.oret.2023.08.016

Recent progress of nanomedicine in managing dry eye disease 10.1016/j.aopr.2024.01.008

Relationship between unstable housing, food insecurity, and vision status in the MI-SIGHT community eye disease screening program 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.09.011

Sex disparities in ophthalmology from training through practice: a systematic review 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.6118

Significance of social determinants of health in tumor presentation, hospital readmission, and overall survival in ocular oncology 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.10.024

Subthreshold compared with threshold macular photocoagulation for diabetic macular edema: a systematic review and meta-analysis 10.1016/j.oret.2023.09.022

Surgical outcomes of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and fellow eye involvement in adolescent and young adult patients 10.1016/j.oret.2023.09.011


Advances in Ophthalmology Practice and Research (Feb-Mar); American Journal of Ophthalmology (Feb-Apr); BMC Ophthalmology (Feb-Mar); Cochrane Library (Feb-Mar); JAMA Ophthalmology (Feb); NICE website (Feb-Mar); Ophthalmology (Feb-Mar); Ophthalmology Retina (Feb-Mar)

February 2024

Advanced corneal imaging in keratoconus: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.07.030

Age-related macular degeneration: a review DOI: 10.1001/jama.2023.26074

Antibiotics versus placebo for acute bacterial conjunctivitis: findings from a Cochrane systematic review DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.06.027

The association between frailty and visual field loss in US adults DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.09.008

The characteristics of acute macular neuroretinopathy following COVID-19 infection DOI: 10.1186/s12886-024-03283-2

Characterization of ocular injuries caused by Orbeez hydrated gel pellet projectiles: clinical Insights and implications DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.10.003

Clinician-driven AI: code-free self-training on public data for diabetic retinopathy referral DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.4508

Development of deep ensembles to screen for autism and symptom severity using retinal photographs DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.47692

Effect of sutureless scleral fixed intraocular lens implantation on aphakic eyes: a system review and meta-analysis DOI: 10.1186/s12886-023-03223-6

The effects of the first versus second glaucoma drainage implant surgery in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma DOI: 10.1186/s12886-023-03247-y

Efficacy of different powers of low-level red light in children for myopia control DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.08.020

Exudative progression of treatment-naïve nonexudative macular neovascularization in age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review with meta-analyses DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.08.020

Radial keratotomy: background and how to manage these patients nowadays DOI: 10.1186/s12886-023-03261-0

Risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and death after retinal vein occlusion DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.08.022

Social determinants of health and perceived barriers to care in diabetic retinopathy screening DOI: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.5287

Three-year overall survival with tebentafusp in metastatic uveal melanoma DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2304753

What to expect from primary inferior oblique overaction after esotropia surgery DOI: 10.1186/s12886-023-03256-x

Which rehabilitation initiatives can effectively improve participation in an educational setting for visually impaired and blind adolescents? A systematic review DOI: 10.1186/s12886-023-03267-8

Sources used: American Journal of Ophthalmology (Jan); BMC Ophthalmology (Dec-Jan); JAMA (9th Jan); JAMA Network Open (Dec); JAMA Ophthalmology (Nov, Dec, Jan); NEJM (14th Dec); Ophthalmology (Dec, Jan)