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Cochrane Eyes and Vision's April 2021 newsletter is available here.This issue contains:
Cochrane Eyes and Vision Priority Setting Exercise
The goal of this project was to generate and publicise a list of priority topics, for both new and updated reviews, ensuring the involvement of our main stakeholders.What did we do?We established a Steering Group including ophthalmologists, optometrists, orthoptists, ophthalmic nurses, relevant professional bodies, consumers and patient organisations, experienced clinical editors, systematic review methodologists, and information specialists.
Do long-sighted children need to wear glasses?
Read the recently published Evidently Cochrane blog ‘Do long-sighted children need to wear glasses?’ by Salma Ahmad and Catherine Suttle: https://bit.ly
New Center for Evidence-based Vision Care Montefiore Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Cochrane Eyes and Vision at US is delighted to announce Montefiore Medical Center’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences as the latest CEV Center for Evidence-based Vision Care! This achievement demonstrate their commitment to evidence-based medicine by building a critical mass of highly skilled investigators who publish Cochrane systematic reviews. Their contributions to research and finding out what treatments work best in patient care are a model for clinical sites worldwide.
Aqueous shunt surgery and mitomycin C
Review citation: Foo V, Htoon HM, Welsbie DS, Perera SA. Aqueous shunts with mitomycin C versus aqueous shunts alone for glaucoma. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2019, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD011875. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD011875.pub2