Cornea and external disease

From 2003 to 2016, the rate of drug use–related endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations increased 4-fold in the United States, according to a study.

In this retrospective cross-sectional study, 56,839 patients admitted with a diagnosis of endogenous endophthalmitis from 2003 to 2016 were included. Of these patients, 13.7% (n = 7783) had a history of drug dependence or use. Patients who had a history of drug use were significantly younger and more likely to be men.

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  1. May 25, 2020

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Demonstrates Long-term Reduction of Ocular Pain

Use of a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can significantly reduce subjective pain intensity, according to a poster presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) virtual annual…

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  1. Nov 11, 2020

Drug use–related endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations increase

From 2003 to 2016, the rate of drug use–related endogenous endophthalmitis hospitalizations increased 4-fold in the United States, according to a study.

In this retrospective cross-sectional study, 56,839…