clinical diagnosis

Novel glaucoma treatments factor in scleral behaviorInnovations in sustained-drug delivery and neuroprotection are bringing glaucoma specialists one step closer to additional therapeutic options.
Understanding Sjögren’s syndromeSjögren syndrome is a systemic multi-organ autoimmune disease that results in chronic inflammation. Progressive B-cell and T-cell infiltration of the exocrine organs primarily targets the lacrimal and salivary glands. This results in the classic presentation of dry eye and dry mouth symptoms. Eyecare providers and oral care providers are in a distinctive situation in which we may be the first to identify Sjögren patients.
Antique book collection brings ophthalmic history to lifeThe American Academy has acquired the Spencer E. Sherman, M.D. Antique Ophthalmology Book Collection. This collection consists of more than 130 rare books and catalogs, representing some of the oldest and most important texts ever published in ophthalmology.
Trending Now: Hottest clinical diagnosis stories of 2014The hottest stories in clinical diagnosis this year included Grand Round cases and a new methodology for diagnosing keratoconus.
Retinal vascular disease and its underlying etiologyRetinal vaso-occlusive disorders are common causes of vision loss and blindness in the world. Diabetic retinopathy, the most prevalent retinal vascular disease, is a leading cause of blindness in patients between 20 to 74 years of age in the U.S.