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How OWL has influenced my path to success

September 16, 2014

More than 8 years ago, I joined Ophthalmic Women Leaders. At the time, my “mission” was to simply expand my network, meet other female professionals within the ophthalmic space and, as an added bonus, to have some fun.

Reflecting on my history with OWL, I can proudly say that the organization’s value has far exceeded my expectations. As a member engaged increasingly in the organization’s activities, I wanted to use my blog spot to highlight the organization itself and discuss how it has positively impacted my development in this space.

TEDMED speaker: Physician transparency a potential curative for patient fear

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SAKURA 1 study meets primary endpoint for treatment of noninfectious uveitis

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LONDON — A study of intravitreal sirolimus for the treatment of noninfectious uveitis has achieved its primary endpoint, a speaker said here, reporting the data…
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Omega-3, omega-6 relieve dry eye symptoms, but objective evidence is lacking

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LONDON — Current literature has shown dietary supplementation of essential fatty acids plays a role in the relief of dry eye symptoms; however, a lack of uniform…
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Success Rate of Late Primary Probing in Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, September 16, 2014
To investigate the clinical outcomes of late primary probing in congenital nasolacrimal duct (NLD) obstruction.A…
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OCT in the Management of Macular Degeneration

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec.

Advances in retinal pharmacology have significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of chronic retinal…
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Speaker discusses HOME study

August 13, 2014
At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in San Diego, David S. Boyer, MD, discusses results from the HOME…
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