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Speaker gives overview of corneal collagen cross-linking

October 1, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Kristiana D. Neff, MD, describes the components of and the steps for performing corneal collagen cross-linking, and she reviews the studies and protocols that were considered in the FDA's rendered approval of the treatment in April 2016.

India, US to fund collaborative grant for glaucoma research

September 30, 2016
The National Eye Institute and India’s Department of Biotechnology announced a new collaborative project to identify genetic risk factors and traits related to…

Eylea co-formulated with rinucumab provided no more benefit than Eylea alone in wet AMD

September 30, 2016
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced that Eylea co-formulated with rinucumab provided no more benefit than Eylea alone in treating patients with neovascular age-related…
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Majority of adverse events in clinical trials remain unpublished

September 30, 2016
A lower number and smaller range of adverse events were reported in published studies compared with those unpublished, according to data published in PLoS Medicine

FDA approves Tecnis toric calculator improvement

September 30, 2016
The FDA granted premarketing approval for a software update to Abbott’s Tecnis toric calculator, which will allow the option of adding the posterior corneal…
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Management of Pediatric Aphakic Glaucoma With Vitrectomy and Tube Shunts

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, September 27, 2016
To review the impact of vitrectomy and tube shunts on mean intraocular pressure (IOP) and number of glaucoma…
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Cataract360 - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

This issue focuses on biometry and IOL calculations, IOL power diagnostics and surgical guidance systems, manual…
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