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Cataract Surgery Tied to Drop in Cognitive Decline in Seniors

Cataract Surgery Tied to Drop in Cognitive Decline in Seniors

Decline in episodic memory scores seen with older age slower after vs before cataract surgery.

Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Risk for AMD

Adults with high vs low MeDi score have lower risk for advanced age-related macular degeneration.

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes offered no improvement in visual acuity compared with usual care alone.

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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