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Top five stories from ASCRS 2017

May 28, 2017

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting took place May 5 to 9 in Los Angeles.

Healio.com/OSN was there to cover breaking news and developments in cataract and refractive surgery.

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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Improvements in instruments, sterilization and anesthesia set stage for office-based vitreoretinal surgeries

May 27, 2017
Remarkable advances in vitreoretinal surgery have occurred in the past 20 years. Diversified and miniaturized instruments have been produced, surgical time has dropped…

BLOG: Whither AzaSite, part whatever — I give up

May 26, 2017
Has there ever a better medicine that had a rougher go than AzaSite? Seriously. AzaSite is the floppy eyelid syndrome of ophthalmic medications. Here we have a highly…
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VIDEO: Neurostimulator the latest tool for dry eye treatment

May 26, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses the TrueTear neurostimulator device from…

BLOG: The three Cs of practice consolidation

May 26, 2017
While the future of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain, one element of health care “reform” won’t go away: Costs must be contained. Inevitably…
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Clinical Science

Safety and Efficacy of Ziv-Aflibercept in the Treatment of Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2017, Volume 48 Issue 5
To evaluate the safety and efficacy of ziv-aflibercept (Zaltrap; Sanofi-Aventis, Bridgewater, NJ/Regeneron…
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Non-infectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond the Standard of Care with an Eye on the Evidence

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.

Uveitis is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with a prevalence in the US of about 38 cases…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: Real-world Xen glaucoma implant technique improves on FDA-approved technique

May 16, 2017
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