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An AAO editorial article in the journal Ophthalmology provides a field guide to harness artificial intelligence

An editorial article published in Ophthalmology (AAO) outlines a useful guide for the deciphering of studies in artificial intelligence (AI)(2019 Nov;126(11):1475-1479). In an AAO opinion piece it has been observed that a significant volume of research articles on AI has recently flooded the medical literature, with varying content. To assist readers on assessing the varying […]

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Research on research: systematic reviews for retinal and vitreous conditions are classified as not reliable

Researchers at the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, have reported that systematic reviews for retinal and vitreous conditions were deemed to be “as not reliable”.  Just under 60% of systematic reviews were judged to be inadequate and a primary concern indicates that there is a lack of a comprehensive […]

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Research has shown that increased levels of retinol binding protein 3 (RBP3) may protect and treat diabetic retinopathy

Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Centre, Boston have identified that a protein can protect against diabetic retinopathy (DR) and potentially reverse the effects of complications in mouse models of diabetes.  The level of retinol binding protein 3 (RBP3) expressed in both the vitreous and retina appears to be higher in people who don’t progress to […]

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