Archive for May 2023

Eye injections and dry eye

Agni Malmin and colleagues published a study in the May 2023 edition of the journal Ophthalmology that was quite eye opening (if you’ll pardon the pun). They found that patients who had multiple injections in the eyeball had a REDUCED amount of the sorts of pathology associated with dry eye: they had less oil gland…

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A Fungus Among Us

In the March 2023 edition of the Journal JAMA Ophthalmology, S.W. Kim and colleagues published a report of cases of fungal endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in South Korea. Endophthalmitis is an infection inside of the eyeball, and, as the title suggests, the causes of the infections were fungi in these cases. Infections associated with cataract…

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