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Latest Ophthalmology News

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.

Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money

On average, each dollar spent on over-the-counter medicines saves the U.S. health care system $7.20, totaling nearly $146 billion in annual savings, according to a report released March 18 by the Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine

Physicians with one or more paid malpractice claims are more likely to leave practice or shift into smaller practice settings, according to a study published in the March 28 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision

Heavy smoking is associated with damaged vision, according to a study published in the January issue of Psychiatry Research.