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Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness May Be Associated With Cognitive Function

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness May Be Associated With Cognitive Function

Thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer has been linked to worsening cognitive function and may be valuable in identifying individuals who may be at risk for cognitive decline.

Dark Chocolate Linked to Enhanced Visual Acuity

Compared with milk chocolate, dark chocolate was associated with improved low, high-contrast sensitivity and visual acuity in short durations.

FDA Approves First Auto-Darken Contact Lenses

Acuvue Oasys contact lenses with light-adaptive technology are soft contact lenses made for daily use

Clinical Feature

Case Study: Dizziness in a 42-year-old man

Case Study: Dizziness in a 42-year-old man

A 42-year-old man presents to the emergency department with vertigo that is worse with head motion as well as vomiting, but has no headache or abdominal pain.

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes


Clinicians can use two lights of different brightness to view pupil response in dark eyes.

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