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BLOG: Build a diverse team to see results

November 26, 2014
A close-up look at diversity: What is it? Why does it matter? Diversity is a word that has been batted around for years. In past decades, the emphasis on diversity was somewhat limited to topics that centered around ethnicity, representing people of various nationalities, color and cultures. However, in more recent years the focus on diversity has come to embrace other categories such as gender, sexual orientation, ideology, disabilities and values.
In the Journals

Cost, insurance authorization affect decision making in treatment of uveitis

November 26, 2014
Among uveitis and retina specialists, cost, insurance prior authorization, pregnancy considerations and subspecialty practice were factors affecting therapeutic…

NEI grants $1 million to re-create ocular stem cells

November 25, 2014
The National Eye Institute has granted researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai a 5-year $1 million grant supporting discovery of new stem cell…
In the Journals

Handheld keratometry readings comparable before, after anesthesia

November 25, 2014
Handheld keratometry measurements were as reliable in patients under anesthesia as in awake patients, regardless of positioning, according to a study. However, readings…
In the Journals

LASIK maintains corneal integrity despite long-term regression in high myopes

November 25, 2014
Long-term analysis of LASIK outcomes in patients with high myopia and astigmatism showed corneal integrity was maintained even though myopia regressed, according to a…
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Initial Experience With a New Refractive Rotationally Asymmetric Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2014, Volume 30 Issue 11
To assess efficacy, safety, predictability, and patient satisfaction after refractive lens exchange with a new…
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Clinical Case: Starting therapy in a patient newly diagnosed with wet AMD

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

Successful early treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration offers the best odds for maintaining visual acuity…
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VIDEO: Forced infusion phaco

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2014, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses forced infusion phaco in cataract surgery.
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