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Speaker: Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes

September 4, 2015

BARCELONA — Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes in order to better treat and understand ocular infections, according to a speaker.

“We need basic science to tell us about that enemy that we are battling,” OSN Cornea/External Disease Board Member Terrence P. O’Brien, MD, told colleagues at the International Conference on Ocular Infections held jointly with the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting. “Although there have been advances in laboratory models of ocular infection, we have not applied what we have learned in those models to new treatments that can help save the eye.”

Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need Meeting News Coverage

Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Minimally invasive procedures have gained a role in the treatment of glaucoma and should be explored more and used more in the future, according to…
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Hydrophobic acrylic IOL associated with increase in PCO up to 3 years

September 3, 2015
A single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL was associated with a significant increase in posterior capsule opacification up to 3 years and stabilization between 3 years and…
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Misleading advertisement about Pentacam prohibited in European Union

September 3, 2015
The District Court in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled that i-Optics is to refrain from using “misleading and defamatory advertisements” in reference to the…
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Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may provide more stable refraction at 6 months

September 3, 2015
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with IOL implantation may induce a lower variability of anterior chamber depth over time with more stable postoperative…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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