Only two weeks left to submit practice cost studies

With the deadline looming for healthcare professionals to complete the surveys for current practice cost studies as required by SAMA and the SAPPF, doctors have been...

New discovery offers hope of protecting premature babies from blindness

There is hope of a new way to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision or blindness resulting from the eye disease retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)....

Too few retinal infarction patients receive follow-up imaging

A new study shows that only 8% of patients with a retinal infarction are seen by a neurologist even though they are at high...

Diabetes doubles chance of developing cataract

People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop cataract as the general population and the relative risk is highest in those aged between 45 and...

Neuro-ophthalmology for primary care practitioners

Visual symptoms can be the presenting feature of a wide range of important neurologic diseases. MRI of the orbit can be a helpful diagnostic test...

Diet soda associated with higher odds of diabetic retinopathy

Diet soda consumption may up the odds of diabetic retinopathy (DR), according to a study published online in Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. Eva K. Fenwick, PhD, from...

HealthMan publishes Costing Guide for 2018

               As part of its services, HealthMan publishes an annual review of...

Amblyopia visual function not improved with binocular video game

A home-based binocular falling-blocks video game does not improve visual outcomes more than placebo for children and adults with unilateral amblyopia, according to a...

Static perimetry approach may be better for children with glaucoma

A simple static perimetry approach may yield higher-quality results than a combined perimetry approach in children younger than 10 years with glaucoma, a study...