Antioxidant vitamin and mineral supplements for slowing the progression of age-related macular degeneration

14Aug
2017

Global prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment

11Aug
2017

Endophthalmitis

11Aug
2017

An update on the use of biologic therapies in the management of uveitis in Behçet’s disease

5Aug
2017

Diabetic sight loss cut by screening

28Jul
2017

Diabetic retinopathy: current understanding, mechanisms, and treatment strategies

24Jul
2017

Diabetic retinopathy: current understanding, mechanisms, and treatment strategies – JCI Insight (free)

“It affects 100 M people WW, but under-diagnosed/treated: excellent review of diabetes retinopathy” (RT @EricTopol see Tweet)

 

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Retinopathy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

22Jul
2017

Review: Neonatal Retinoblastoma

21Jul
2017

Screening Criteria for Ophthalmic Manifestations of Congenital Zika Virus Infection

20Jul
2017

Update on Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

17Jul
2017

Differential diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders

16Jul
2017

The Finnish national guideline for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with wet age related macular degeneration

13Jul
2017

Orbital retinoblastoma: An update

7Jul
2017

The End of Human Doctors – The Bleeding Edge of Medical AI Research

14Jun
2017

European Glaucoma Society Terminology and Guidelines for Glaucoma

12Jun
2017

Automated Identification of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Deep Learning

28Apr
2017

Automated Identification of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Deep Learning – Ophthalmology (free)

Source: Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential to Fight Blindness – NewsWise (free)

Related article: Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy in Retinal Fundus Photographs – JAMA (link to abstract -$ for full-text)

Another study showing an artificial intelligence-based algorithm can be used with high reliability to screen for diabetic retinopathy, with cases referred to an ophthalmologist for further evaluation and treatment.

See more about how doctors might be affected by artificial intelligence in our April 10 issue, see #8.

 

Frequency of Evidence-Based Screening for Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes

21Apr
2017

Frequency of Evidence-Based Screening for Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

See also: Researchers Propose Extending Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Interval – Physician’s First Watch (free) AND Research from long-term study advocates individualized eye screenings in type 1 diabetes – Diabetes.co.uk (free)

In patients who have had type 1 diabetes for 5 years, annual retinal examinations are currently recommended. Based on their findings, the authors suggest an individualized screening schedule, with less frequent screening for patients at low risk and more frequent screening for patients at higher risk, leading to decreased cost without delaying the diagnosis of clinically significant disease.

 

Here’s why one tech investor thinks some doctors will be ‘obsolete’ in five years

10Apr
2017

American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics

4Apr
2017

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Adds Topics, Covers More Clinical Variants Than Ever Before (free)

Browse Appropriateness Criteria Topics (free)

Source: Newswise

This comprehensive guide from American College of Radiology (ACR) covers 230 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications and has just been updated. It is a very useful resource for doctors in all specialties to guide which exam is most appropriate in each clinical situation.

 

Teleretinal Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

28Mar
2017

Implementation and Evaluation of a Large-Scale Teleretinal Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program in the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services – JAMA Internal Medicine (free) (RT @PreetiNMalani)

Editorial: Seeing the Effect of Health Care Delivery Innovation in the Safety Net (free)

A large-scale telemedicine diabetic retinopathy screening program increased overall rates of screening by 16.3%, and wait times for screening were reduced by 89.2%.

 

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