Researchers assessed the pooled prevalence of ocular candidiasis and Candida endopththalmitis to determine optimal ocular screening protocols.
Prompt initiation of systemic antiviral therapy in addition to topical trifluridine should be considered in patients with ocular manifestations of monkeypox.
A study shows the effect to overall tissue quality of a second povidone-iodine application at the time of donor tissue recovery.
Researchers evaluated patients with monkeypox to determine the clinical characteristics and complications associated with the disease.
An investigation shows how contact lens wearers can reduce their risk of infection through lens choice and hygiene techniques.
Researchers report on the predictive factors statistically associated with archipelago keratitis recurrence.
Researchers survey clinicians to understand the challenges they face in prescribing or withholding antibiotic treatments for acute pediatric infectious conjunctivitis and call attention to a lack of nationalized standards.
Infection rates have increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the largest rise seen in patients who underwent vitrectomy without cataract surgery.
Patients with neurotrophic keratopathy who have a history of diabetes, herpetic keratitis, or have undergone corneal transplantation have worse visual acuity.
Children exposed to SARS-CoV-2 who developed Multisystemic Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) present with specific retinal microvascular changes, a study shows.
Researchers compared the prevalence of COVID-19 infection vs other respiratory pathogens among children and adolescents in Brazil.
The COVID-19 pandemic-era protocol did not reduce the odds of an infection following globe-penetrating injections, a study shows.
Researchers conducted a study that compared the prevalence of single vs multisite Chlamydia trachomatis or Neisseria gonorrhea infections among men who have sex with men.
Corneal specialists Thomas Steinemann, MD, of MetroHealth Medical Center and Ann P. Murchison, MD, MPH, of the Wills Eye Hospital, share tales of Halloween costume contact lens horrors bound to keep ophthalmologists up at night.
Many patients developed irreversible blindness, according to the report.
Researchers found masking can decrease noninvasive tear film breakup time.
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Investigators sought to assess the impact of age and vaccination status on rates of herpes zoster in a pediatric population.
Researchers support additional antiviral treatment following penetrating keratoplasty.
Investigators evaluated the impact of interventions including infectious disease consultation, addiction consultation, case management, and medications for opioid use disorder on clinical cure and retention in addiction care for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Investigators ask if developing microbiome from face touching can protect against foreign and opportunistic pathogens.
Investigators conducted a literature search to determine if antibiotic prophylaxis is effective at preventing neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis.
Investigators analyzed data collected over more than 70 years to estimate the annual global incidence of this severe corneal infection.
After 3 similar endophthalmitis cases in only 2 months, investigators suspect a link to the coronavirus.
Among college students, human adenoviruses should be considered as a cause for respiratory illness.
Tobradex ST contains tobramycin, an antibacterial drug, and dexamethasone, a potent corticosteroid.
Antimicrobial prescribing guidelines and policies should be revised for ophthalmic infections in the United Kingdom.
Seven deaths, at least six of which were of children, have been associated with a current outbreak of infections with adenovirus serotype 7 at a New Jersey facility.
Since 2015, California has seen many travel-related Zika virus cases, and as the population of mosquitos that spread the virus continue to expand across the state, there is a significant risk for new Zika cases.
Diagnostic indicators including conjunctivitis, platelet count, and monocyte count can be used to reliably distinguish between Zika virus and dengue fever.