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VIDEO: Differentiating glaucoma from nonglaucomatous neuro-ophthalmic disease
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20220218/video-differentiating-glaucoma-from-nonglaucomatous-neuroophthalmic-disease

Feb 20th, 2022 - WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2022, Andrew G. Lee, MD, discusses ways to differentiate between glaucoma and nonglaucomatous neuro-ophthalmic disease.

VIDEO: Neuromodulators offer relief for patients with superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20220209/video-neuromodulators-offer-relief-for-patients-with-superior-limbic-keratoconjunctivitis

Feb 9th, 2022 - WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — In this Healio Video Perspective from Hawaiian Eye 2022, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis and the potential use of neuromodulators to ease patients’ symptoms.

Concomitant disease should be considered when treating progressive glaucoma
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20220120/concomitant-disease-should-be-considered-when-treating-progressive-glaucoma

Jan 20th, 2022 - WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Ophthalmologists should consider co-management of other diseases when treating progressive glaucoma, according to a speaker here. “I think that we need to remind ourselves, even as we rush through clinic, to think about the linkage to common disease that puts the optic nerve at risk,” Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD, said at Hawaiian Eye 2022. To aid with co-management, he said,...

Retinal fluorescence imaging helps identify early functional changes
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20220119/retinal-fluorescence-imaging-helps-identify-early-functional-changes

Jan 19th, 2022 - WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Fluorescence imaging can be an important tool for early detection of retinal diseases, according to a presentation at Retina 2022. Rishi P. Singh, MD, said that technologies such as fundus autofluorescence (FAF), fluorescence lifetime imaging ophthalmoscopy (FLIO) and oxidized flavoprotein fluorescence (FPF) provide opportunities to identify cell dysfunction before it occurs....

VIDEO: Lee explains how to identify NMOSD in patients with optic neuritis
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20210521/video-lee-explains-how-to-identify-nmosd-in-patients-with-optic-neuritis

May 21st, 2021 - WAILEA, Hawaii — In this video from Hawaiian Eye 2021, Andrew G. Lee, MD, discusses the important questions ophthalmologists should ask patients with optic neuritis to identify neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.

Shields receives Philip M. Corboy, MD, award
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20210513/shields-receives-phillip-m-corboy-md-award

May 13th, 2021 - WAILEA, Hawaii — M. Bruce Shields, MD, was awarded the Philip M. Corboy, MD, Memorial Award for Distinguished Service to Ophthalmology at Hawaiian Eye 2021. Shields was unable to attend the meeting but accepted the award by way of a recorded video. “I sure wish we could be with you, but I’m grateful to the organizing committee of the Hawaiian Eye meeting that we can at least join you virtually,...

VIDEO: Bedrood discusses experience with iStent inject
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20210512/video-bedrood-discusses-experience-with-istent-inject

May 12th, 2021 - WAILEA, Hawaii — In this video from Hawaiian Eye 2021, Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD, discusses how she has incorporated the iStent inject (Glaukos) into her practice, patient selection and the benefits of using the device in those with glaucoma.

VIDEO: Samuelson discusses best practices in combined glaucoma, cataract cases
https://www.healio.com/news/ophthalmology/20210512/video-samuelson-discusses-best-practices-in-combined-glaucoma-cataract-cases

May 12th, 2021 - WAILEA, Hawaii — In this video from Hawaiian Eye, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, discusses the nuanced decision-making that goes into deciding which surgical interventions to use in patients with glaucoma who are also in need of cataract surgery.

2021 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
https://doi.org/10.1002/art.41752
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Fraenkel L, Bathon JM et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - To develop updated guidelines for the pharmacologic management of rheumatoid arthritis. We developed clinically relevant population, intervention, comparator, and outcomes (PICO) questions. After conducting a systematic literature review, the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) approach was used to rate the certainty of evidence. A voting panel comprising c...

Fluconazole - fluconazole tablet-REMEDYREPACK INC.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=d11e0926-cd15-49ba-b0ee-2b6d4e009dd8

Dec 30th, 2022 - Fluconazole tablets are indicated for the treatment of: Vaginal candidiasis (vaginal yeast infections due to Candida). Oropharyngeal and esophageal candidiasis. In open noncomparative studies of relatively small numbers of patients, fluconazole tablets were also effective for the treatment of Candida urinary tract infections, peritonitis, and systemic Candida infections including candidemia, di...

Ascor - ascorbic acid injection-McGuff Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=388aad52-fc01-4784-9791-1dbc80c69306

Oct 1st, 2022 - ASCOR is vitamin C indicated for the short term (up to 1 week) treatment of scurvy in adult and pediatric patients age 5 months and older for whom oral administration is not possible, insufficient or contraindicated. Limitations of Use ASCOR is not indicated for treatment of vitamin C deficiency that is not associated with signs and symptoms of scurvy. ASCOR is vitamin C indicated for the short...

Table - Duration of Infectious Virus Shedding by SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Variant–Infected Vaccinees
https://wwwnc-origin.cdc.gov/eid/article/28/5/22-0197-t1
Emerging Infectious Diseases;

May 11th, 2022 - Table: Overview of 18 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection caused by the Omicron variant, Japan, November 29–December 18, 2021*

Efficacy and Safety of Vitamin D Supplementation to Prevent COVID-19 in Frontline Healthcare Workers. A Randomized Clinical Trial
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0188440922000455?via=ihub
Archives of Medical Research; Villasis-Keever MA, .

Apr 18th, 2022 - Background . Associations between vitamin D (VD) deficiency and the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection have been documented in cross-sectional population studies. Intervention studies in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 have failed to consistently document a beneficial effect.

Symptom prevalence, duration, and risk of hospital admission in individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 during periods of omicron and delta variant dominance: a prospective observational study from th...
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(22)00327-0/fulltext
The Lancet; Menni C, .

Apr 7th, 2022 - On Nov 26, 2021, WHO designated the SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 (omicron), first seen in South Africa, as a new variant of concern.1 Of the many mutations detected in omicron, more than 30 are in the spike protein and 15 are in the receptor-binding domain, which could affect transmission, disease presentation, and natural or vaccine-induced protective immunity.1 In the subsequent weeks, omicro...

Why the WHO took two years to say COVID is airborne
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00925-7
Nature Lewis D.

Apr 6th, 2022 - Early in the pandemic, the World Health Organization stated that SARS-CoV-2 was not transmitted through the air. That mistake and the prolonged process of correcting it sowed confusion and raises questions about what will happen in the next pandemic.

Glasses and risk of COVID-19 transmission - analysis of the Virus Watch Community Cohort study
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.03.29.22272997v1
Medrxiv Navaratnam AM

Apr 4th, 2022 - Background Respiratory viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, can infect the eyes or pass into the nose via the nasolacrimal duct. The importance of transmission via the eyes is unknown but might plausibly be reduced in those who wear glasses. Previous studies have mainly focussed on protective eyewear in healthcare settings.

Dietary Supplements for Eye Conditions: What the Science Says
https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/providers/digest/dietary-supplements-for-eye-conditions-science?nav=govdcd
NCCIH Clinical Digest for Health Professionals; National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Mar 31st, 2022 - Findings from the Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) suggest that dietary supplementation with antioxidant vitamins and zinc may slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration in people who have intermediate AMD and those who have late AMD in one eye.

Ambient air pollution and COVID-19 risk: Evidence from 35 observational studies
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935121013608?via=ihub
Environmental Research; Zang ST, .

Mar 30th, 2022 - Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is induced by a previously undiscovered coronavirus, designated as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (Lu et al., 2020). Since SARS-CoV-2 was first discovered in December 2019, as of April 25, 2021, more than four million fatalities have been attributed to COVID-19, accounting for approximately 2% of the infected cases (>214 million)...

Bimatoprost - bimatoprost solution/ drops-Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ac853f64-50bd-4bff-9cbe-aac93ef5550f

Jul 1st, 2022 - Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution, 0.03% is a prostaglandin analog indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. (1) Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution, 0.03% is indicated for the reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

WHO consolidated guidelines on tuberculosis Module 5: Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents
https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789240046764
World Health Organization (WHO)

Mar 21st, 2022 - The Updated guidelines on Management of tuberculosis in children and adolescents include new recommendations that cover diagnostic approaches for TB, shorter treatment for children with non-severe drug-susceptible TB, a new option for the treatment of TB meningitis, the use of bedaquiline and delamanid in young children with multidrug- and rifampicin-resistant TB and decentralized and family-ce...