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IOP outcomes may not be affected by postop steroids after combined cataract, trabecular micro-bypass surgery

March 4, 2015

CORONADO, Calif. — The use of steroids after trabecular micro-bypass stent surgery and concomitant cataract surgery may not cause negative IOP and medication use outcomes, according to a presentation here.

In a poster presented at the American Glaucoma Society meeting, Aaron Winter, MD, and colleagues compared the outcomes of open-angle glaucoma patients who received a trabecular micro-bypass stent and underwent cataract surgery. Postoperatively, 52 patients received topical antibiotics and NSAIDs for 1 week and 4 weeks and 52 patients received topical steroids for 4 weeks.

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Fixed-dose combination reduces diurnal IOP better than individual components

March 4, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — A fixed-dose combination of IOP-lowering medications reduced diurnal IOP more effectively than its constituent components dosed individually…
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VIDEO: Preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

March 4, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Altan A. Özcan, MD, talks about the best practices to prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, from sterility protocols…
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Valeant reports growth in fourth quarter, fiscal year 2014 revenues

March 4, 2015
Valeant Pharmaceuticals totaled $8.3 billion in revenue in the fiscal year 2014, a 43% increase from 2013, according to a press release.In the fourth quarter 2014, total…
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Oraya receives CE mark extension for IRay to treat choroidal metastases

March 3, 2015
The Oraya IRay radiotherapy system received a CE mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, expanding on prior approval for treatment of wet age-related…
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Adjustment of Anterior Corneal Astigmatism Values to Incorporate the Likely Effect of Posterior Corneal Curvature for Toric Intraocular Lens Calculation

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To establish if average refractive overcorrection or undercorrection of corneal astigmatism based on the “rule” of the…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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