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Latest Ophthalmology News

Longer Duration of Statin Use Linked to Lower Risk for Glaucoma

Statin use may lower the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality

There has been a significant reduction in surgical mortality during the last decade in Scotland that is partially attributable to the implementation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist, according to a study published online April 16 in the British Journal of Surgery.

Patients Satisfied With Oral Sedation for Cataract Surgery

Using oral sedation during cataract surgery does not negatively impact patient satisfaction compared with using an intravenous sedative, according to a study published online April 16 in Ophthalmology.

Calcium Intake Tied to Lower Rate of Late AMD

Higher levels of dietary and supplementary calcium intake appear to be associated with a lower incidence of progression to late age-related macular degeneration, according to a study published online March 21 in JAMA Ophthalmology.