iStent Combination Therapy for Glaucoma and Cataracts

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iStent Combination Therapy for Glaucoma and Cataracts Considering that glaucoma is the most common cause of irreversible vision loss and the third most common cause of vision loss worldwide, with cataracts and refractive error being the most prevalent causes, iStent combination therapy to treat glaucoma and cataracts has high therapeutic value. 

Combination IOP Reduction Therapy in Open-Angle Glaucoma

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Combination IOP Reduction Therapy in Open-Angle Glaucoma GLAUCOMA BACKGROUND Globally, glaucoma is a leading cause of permanent blindness. As of 2020, about 80 million people worldwide, and 3 million Americans, are affected by glaucoma. The most common form of glaucoma is open-angle glaucoma. Unfortunately, the primary risk factor for open-angle glaucoma is

Malignancy in Myelofibrosis Patients Receiving Ruxolitinib Therapy

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A Restrospective Study of Secondary Malignancies in Myelofibrosis Patients Receiving Ruxolitinib Therapy Myelofibrosis (MF) is a chronic, rare, and often fatal type of blood cancer characterized by a progressive replacement of bone marrow with fibrous scar tissue. This type of myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) leads to progressive spleen enlargement, systemic symptoms such

Quality of Life in Adolescent Cancer Survivors

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A Study of the Quality of Life Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors Every year, around 8,000 Canadian adolescent and young adults (AYA) are diagnosed with cancer , and about 5% of all cancer diagnoses in the United States are in this population. The survival rates are high in this

Meta-Analysis to Determine Optimal Therapy Strategies in Macular Degeneration

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Meta-Analysis Results of Clinical Trial Aimed at Determining Optimal Therapeutic Strategies for anti-VEGF Therapy in nAMD Background of this Study Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) affects as many as 196 million people worldwide, and is a major cause of severe vision problems including blindness. Despite its prevalence, disagreements about the treatment options

Tool for evaluating real world evidence in treatment of retinal disease

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Tool for Evaluating RWE in the Treatment of Retinal Disease   Randomized clinical trials have long been held as the gold standard for evidence based medical practices. However, there is a growing consciousness about the value of incorporating data from real world evidence (RWE) into clinical decision making. Information from real world sources such

The Future of Glaucoma Therapy? Microneedles and the Reduction of Intraocular Pressure

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The Future of Glaucoma Therapy? Microneedles and the Reduction of Intraocular Pressure Around 75 million people suffer from glaucoma, making it the world’s leading eye disorder that causes irreversible blindness. Vision loss in glaucoma patients is often accompanied by the dysfunction of the retinal ganglion cell axons. This is believed to

Sexual Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Treatments: Survey Results

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Study Results: The Effects of Sexual Dysfunction in Prostate Cancer Patients Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males, with more than 57,000 new cases each year. It accounts for around 26% of all male cancer cases. About one in six individuals with prostate cancer has advanced disease progression. Treatment of

3-Day Surprise Question To Predict Survival Rates in Advanced Cancer Patients

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3-Day Surprise Question To Predict Survival Rates in Advanced Cancer Patients   Predicting survival rates in cancer patients with grave severity is crucial for both the patient, family, and doctors. Knowing this can help everyone adjust to the treatment that will be offered. If the unfortunate news is given, this can also

Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness In Alzheimer’s Disease

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Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness In Alzheimer’s Disease Worldwide, nearly 50 million people live with Alzheimer’s or related dementia according to Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). If breakthroughs are not discovered, this population could triple to 152 million by the year 2050. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) accounts for around two-thirds of all dementia

iStent Combination Therapy for Glaucoma and Cataracts