• Cataract/Anterior Segment, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit, Oculoplastics/Orbit, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus, Retina/Vitreous, Uveitis

    Here are the 15 most-viewed Editors’ Choice reviews in 2021, including coverage of COVID-19 and its effects on eye health and treatment, viral transmission through the eye, and vaccination effects.  

    1. Does COVID-19 lead to vision loss?

    By Renée Solomon, MD
    Two case reports in the setting of a medical history of COVID-19 are discussed: one of a patient presenting with multiple scotomas and decreased vision and one of a patient presenting with painless vision loss.
    26,682 views

    2. Cataract surgery complications appear more common among highly diversified surgeons

    By Zachary J. Zavodni, MD
    This retrospective, population-based cohort study evaluated the effect of surgical practice focus on cataract surgical outcomes.
    12,346 views

    3. Two cases of corneal transplant rejection after COVID-19 vaccination

    By Renée Solomon, MD
    This study describes 2 cases of corneal allograft rejection in patients who received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Prior to receiving the vaccine, each patient underwent Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) for Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.
    6036 views

    4. Response to atropine for myopia progression is age dependent

    By Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD
    A secondary analysis of data from the LAMP study assessed factors affecting response to 3 different concentrations of atropine in terms of change in spherical equivalent and elongation of axial length over a 2-year period.
    4200 views

    5. Can you get COVID-19 from asymptomatic carriers?

    By Renée Solomon, MD
    The authors of this study evaluated the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from individuals with no symptoms.
    4075 views

    6. A case of acute abducens nerve palsy after COVID-19 vaccination

    By Renée Solomon, MD
    This paper describes a patient who presented with acute abducens nerve palsy after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
    3971 views

    7. Could SARS-CoV-2 infection trigger giant cell arteritis?

    By Danah Albreiki, MBBS
    Investigators report a possible case of giant cell arteritis following SARS-CoV-2 infection.
    1787 views

    8. Mix-and-match IOL strategy may reduce photic phenomena of extended range-of-vision IOLs

    By Michael D. Patterson, DO
    Researchers compared patient outcomes and satisfaction of different strategies for implantation of an extended range-of-vision IOL (Tecnis Symfony).
    1780 views

    9. Overminus spectacles for intermittent exotropia linked to myopic shift

    By Lan Chang, MD
    This is the first large-scale, randomized clinical trial assessing overminus spectacle therapy for treatment of intermittent exotropia (IXT).
    1591 views

    10. Botulinum toxin offers a safe alternative to surgery for managing epiphora

    By Edward D. Wladis, MD
    This retrospective analysis evaluates the safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin injections to manage epiphora.
    1455 views

    11. Does COVID-19 cause corneal transplant rejection?

    By Renée Solomon, MD
    Investigators report a case of acute corneal endothelial graft rejection with the concurrent onset of symptoms associated with COVID-19.
    1448 views

    12. Topical tacrolimus shows promise against persistent subepithelial infiltrates

    By Christopher S. Sales, MD
    This case series assessed the efficacy and safety of topical tacrolimus for subepithelial infiltrates due to adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) persisting at least 2 years after treatment.
    1438 views

    13. Vitamin D supplementation linked to decreased uveitis activity

    By Parvathy A. Pillai, MD
    The authors examined patterns of serum vitamin D levels among people with active and inactive noninfectious uveitis.
    1281 views

    14. Micropulse cytophotocoagulation may lead to complications in glaucoma patients

    By Tave van Zyl, MD
    Investigators assessed the efficacy and complications of micropulse cyclophotocoagulation (MPCP) for glaucoma.
    1218 views

    15. Improving access to neuro-ophthalmologists will reduce patient harm

    By John J. Chen, MD, PhD
    This study assessed the frequency of misdiagnoses of neuro-ophthalmic conditions by referring providers and how the errors impact patients.
    1211 views