Linking Foveomacular Retinitis & Sudden Unilateral Visual decline in Young Korean Soldiers

Research Paper Title Unilateral foveomacular retinitis resembling solar retinopathy among young soldiers in Korean army and associated multimodal imaging findings. Background To describe the clinical features and multimodal images of unilateral foveomacular retinitis in young Korean soldiers. Methods Ten patients having foveomacular retinitis were included. Fluorescein angiography, fundus autofluorescence (FAF), infrared reflectance (IR), and spectral-domain… Read More

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In The Digital Age When Poor Eyesight Is More Common Than Ever, Are There Less People Who Are Qualified To Join The Military?

Joining the military is a selfless and noble deed. Regardless of the reasons for joining (which are many and they vary between individuals), the single constant factor here lies in the fact that there are strict requirements that you have to meet if you want to be able to enlist. With technology as prevalent and… Read More

Tips on Keeping an Eye on Your Health Wherever You Go

Your eyes are an essential part of your body and they deserve to be taken care of. There are things that you can put in place to ensure your eyes stay healthy. How can you achieve this? Well, I will show you some simple tips that you can keep your eyes healthy always. Read on… Read More

What is the Prognosis for Sniper Shot Ocular Injuries (SSOI)?

Research Paper Title Terroristic sniper shot ocular injuries: military and police casualties: case series. Background Sniper shot ocular injuries (SSOI) are rare and result in poor ocular outcomes due to high energy transfer both to the eye and the adjacent brain. To the researchers knowledge, no reports of such injuries in terms of outcomes have… Read More

Battlefield Injuries: Linking Eyeballs & Glue

A smart glue could fill cuts in the outer eyeball sustained during battle, protecting the eye until the wound can be stitched by someone skilled in microsurgery. “Each day that no intervention is taken, the risk of permanent vision loss increases,” says Jack Whalen of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. His team has… Read More