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Fundoscopy revealed optic disc swelling, whitened retina with a cherry-red spot of the macula, arterial attenuation, peripapillary and central flame-shaped hemorrhages, and venous engorgement.
Diagram showing correlations between smartphone use, continuous use, face-to-screen distance, and outdoor exposure during school days and holidays.


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“Zonules in lens subluxation in a patient with Marfan syndrome” by Ricardo Veas, MD (Hospital Barros Luco Trudeau, Santiago de Chile). Equipment: Nidek SL1800 slit lamp and Nokia 7.2 smartphone camera.

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Read top-cited articles by subspecialty! Free to read through Dec 31, 2022. Cataract and refractive surgery, cornea, glaucoma, neuroopthalmology, oculoplastics, pediatrics, retina, uveitis.

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Cover Image - Ophthalmology, Volume 128, Issue 12

Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, serves society by publishing clinical research and other relevant manuscripts that relate to the sense of sight. Excellence is pursued through unbiased peer-review, the advancement of innovation and discovery, and the promotion of lifelong learning.


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To protect sight and empower lives by serving as an advocate for patients and the public, leading ophthalmic education, and advancing the profession of ophthalmology.



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