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VIDEO: Preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

March 4, 2015

ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Altan A. Özcan, MD, talks about the best practices to prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, from sterility protocols in the OR to perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis. The manufactured single-dose cefuroxime solution Aprokam (Théa) for ophthalmic use has just entered the Turkish market and is welcomed by surgeons as a safer intracameral approach.

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Valeant reports growth in fourth quarter, fiscal year 2014 revenues

March 4, 2015
Valeant Pharmaceuticals totaled $8.3 billion in revenue in the fiscal year 2014, a 43% increase from 2013, according to a press release.In the fourth quarter 2014, total…
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Oraya receives CE mark extension for IRay to treat choroidal metastases

March 3, 2015
The Oraya IRay radiotherapy system received a CE mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, expanding on prior approval for treatment of wet age-related…
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Ophthotech posts $98.2 million net loss in 2014

March 3, 2015
Ophthotech reported a net loss of $98.2 million, or $2.95 per diluted share, in 2014 compared with a net loss of $57 million, or $6.34 per diluted share, in 2013…
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Micro-lumen aqueous shunt may prevent persistent hypotony

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — It is easier to put in a small tube than to do a trabeculectomy flap, Paul Palmberg, MD, PhD, said, referring to the use of a transscleral…
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Adjustment of Anterior Corneal Astigmatism Values to Incorporate the Likely Effect of Posterior Corneal Curvature for Toric Intraocular Lens Calculation

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To establish if average refractive overcorrection or undercorrection of corneal astigmatism based on the “rule” of the…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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