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Dexamethasone punctum plug reduces inflammation, pain

October 20, 2014

CHICAGO — A tapered-release dexamethasone punctum plug was superior to a placebo punctum plug in clearing anterior chamber cells and reducing pain after cataract surgery, a speaker said here.

“The sustained release of dexamethasone in punctal plugs minimizes postoperative inflammation and pain while reducing the patients’ burden of dosing themselves,” Thomas R. Walters, MD, said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.

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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest refractive measurements offered from ASSORT.
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Glaucoma products in the pipeline for Aerie

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, Vicente Anido Jr., PhD, CEO of Aerie Pharmaceuticals discusses the company’s strategy for focusing on…
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Data suggest link between likelihood, onset of multiple sclerosis, uveitis

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO — Nearly 60% of patients with multiple sclerosis and uveitis were diagnosed with each disease within a 5-year period, according to data presented here…
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Biomechanics

Differences in the Corneal Biomechanical Changes After SMILE and LASIK

Journal of Refractive Surgery, October 2014, Volume 30 Issue 10
To compare the corneal biomechanical properties before and after small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) and…
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Treating Glaucoma Amidst Comorbid Conditions

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

Leading clinicians discuss managing glaucoma in the context of ocular surface disease and systemic concerns.
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest…
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