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Bioptigen to receive $1.72 million in grants to develop OCT technology

October 1, 2014

Bioptigen announced it will receive a total of $1.72 million in grants from the National Eye Institute for the development of microscope-integrated optical coherence tomography technology.

Under the terms of the grants, Bioptigen will develop a novel intraoperative OCT system that will be integrated directly into the optical train of the microscope, according to a company press release.

Avedro resubmits NDA for riboflavin, corneal cross-linking system

October 1, 2014
Avedro announced the resubmission of its New Drug Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the riboflavin ophthalmic solution/KXL system.The company…

Building bridges to narrow the gender gap: Understanding, valuing diversity

October 1, 2014
In recent decades, the emphasis on gender issues in the workplace has been front and center in the minds of both women and men. In some cases, this comes up in the…

Posterior assisted levitation and IOL scaffold: A combined procedure

September 30, 2014
Posterior capsule rupture is a known complication of cataract surgery. Many methods and techniques have been described to manage this complication effectively.Descending…
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Clinical Science

Swept-Source OCT Angiography of the Retinal Vasculature Using Intensity Differentiation-based Optical Microangiography Algorithms

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina
Online Advanced Release, September 22, 2014
To demonstrate the feasibility of using a 1,050-nm swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) system to achieve…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Corneal inlay pocket implant technique produces good visual results

September 29, 2014
LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, Wolfgang Riha, MD,
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