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Presbyopia Physician

How Doctors Explain Presbyopia to Their Patients For the First Time

news outletPresbyopia Physician
Publish DateSeptember 13, 2023

"Somewhere between 40 and 50 we all start to lose the ability to adjust to see up close," says Cecelia Koetting, MD, instructor in the CU Department of Ophthalmology. "This is a normal physiological change. It will continue to change until you're around 65 and it is time for cataract surgery. The two are actually related, and a completely normal process that we all go through."

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News Medical

How does ophthalmology advice generated by a large language model chatbot compare with advice written by ophthalmologists?

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateAugust 25, 2023

A new study by researchers, including from the CU Department of Ophthalmology, published in JAMA Network Open claims that the quality of artificial intelligence (AI))-generated responses to patient eye care questions is comparable to that written by certified ophthalmologists.  

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Translational Vision Science & Technology

Interleukin-4 Plasma Levels Stratified by Sex in Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy

news outletTranslational Vision Science & Technology
Publish DateAugust 23, 2023

Findings by researchers in the CU Department of Ophthalmology  demonstrate a systemic immunological difference between iAMD and GA, indicating IL-4 may be a systemic biomarker for GA development.

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Modern Optometry

Managing Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid-Related OSD

news outletModern Optometry
Publish DateAugust 16, 2023

Understanding the OCP disease process is key in effectively managing the related OSD, says CU Department of Ophthalmology faculty member Kaleb Abbott, OD, MS, FAAO. It’s important to remember that this also presents a unique and complex challenge, and that a multidisciplinary approach is likely needed when approaching such cases.

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