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Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation

Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation
February 24, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Flanged IOL fixation, a new technique for transconjunctival intrascleral fixation of an IOL, is a minimally invasive procedure that improves corrected and uncorrected visual acuity, according to a speaker here.

“Flanged IOL fixation technique is a simple and minimally invasive way and provides good IOL fixation with firm haptic fixation,” Shin Yamane, MD, of Japan, said at the inaugural Retina World Congress.

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Abatacept did not reduce risk for relapse in giant cell arteritis

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The addition of abatacept to a prednisone treatment regimen did not reduce the risk for relapse in patients with giant cell arteritis, according to recently published…
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Immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction may be a safe, effective option

February 24, 2017
In the postmastectomy radiation setting, immediate autologous breast reconstruction yielded similar complication and satisfaction rates as delayed reconstruction. The…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses treatment according to risk stratification for patients with VTE

February 24, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today’s Intervention video exclusive, Victor F. Tapson, MD, FCCP, FRCP, professor of medicine, pulmonary and critical…
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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia tied to overweight, obesity risk

February 24, 2017
Children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia have an increased risk for overweight or obesity compared with healthy children, but rates of persistent obesity may be…
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Non-infectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond the Standard of Care with an Eye on the Evidence

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.

Uveitis is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with a prevalence in the US of about 38 cases…
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Laser-Assisted Capsulotomy Centration: A Prospective Trial Comparing Pupil Versus OCT-Based Scanned Capsule Centration

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2017, Volume 33 Issue 2
To investigate different capsulotomy centration methods for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery. The overlap…
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