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Conventional, accelerated cross-linking yield similar outcomes

December 18, 2014

Conventional and accelerated corneal cross-linking had comparable anatomic and visual outcomes in treating keratoconus, according to study findings.

The prospective, randomized clinical trial included 153 eyes of 153 patients with progressive keratoconus; 76 eyes underwent conventional cross-linking (CXL) and 77 eyes underwent accelerated cross-linking. Mean patient age was 22.3 years in the conventional CXL group and 22.6 years in the accelerated CXL group.

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Assessing, improving your physician management style, part 3

December 18, 2014
Finally, I’d like you to score yourself on the following quiz, filling in the blank lines with one of the following four words:“Always” — 3 points
“Sometimes” — 2…
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VIDEO: Macular therapeutics update

December 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses recent advances in retina technology, as well as future developments, in his presentation from OSN New York.
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New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…
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Nuances involved in creation of type 1 bubble in pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty

December 18, 2014
Pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty is a variant of endothelial keratoplasty and involves the creation of a type 1 bubble with a 30-gauge needle attached to an…
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Combining Automated Vision Screening With On-site Examinations in 23 Schools: ReFocus on Children Program 2012 to 2013

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, December 1, 2014
The Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI) began the ReFocus on Children Program to assist school…
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Current, Emerging, and Future Strategies for the Management of Dry AMD

In Focus: Advances in AMD – Current, Emerging, and Future Strategies for the Management of Dry AMD

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

Dry age-related macular degeneration has proven to be a challenging condition for clinicians, and no pharmaceutical…
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VIDEO: Controversies in pterygium surgery

December 17, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, William B. Trattler, MD, dispels misconceptions about pterygium surgery.
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