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Patients report high satisfaction rate in FDA LASIK outcomes questionnaire

January 29, 2015

After nearly 2 decades of clinical application in the U.S., LASIK has achieved high success and satisfaction rates. Many surgeons and patients attest to positive visual outcomes from LASIK, and LASIK has seen a recent uptick in patients choosing to undergo the procedure.

Data presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in Chicago shed new light on patient-reported LASIK outcomes. Some experts believe the study, performed in response to reports of post-LASIK visual symptoms, speaks to the procedure’s safety and efficacy.

Ophthalmic community mourns loss of George O. Waring III

January 28, 2015
George O. Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, a surgeon, innovator and mentor, died Jan. 27. He was 73 years old.Waring, who most recently served as professor emeritus of…
Surgeon shares pearls on managing complex femtosecond cataract cases Meeting News Coverage

Surgeon shares pearls on managing complex femtosecond cataract cases

January 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery in complicated cases may require special maneuvers and measures, a speaker told colleagues here.Sonia H
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VIDEO: Implementing femtosecond laser into hospital setting creates unique challenges

January 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD, discusses the experience of incorporating femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery into a hospital…
In the Journals

Survey: Some patients rate second-eye cataract surgery more painful than first

January 28, 2015
Cataract surgery in the second eye was perceived by some patients as being more painful and/or taking longer than surgery in the first eye, despite patients being more…
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Results and Complications of Silicone Frontalis Sling Surgery for Ptosis

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 13, 2015
Frontalis suspension is the treatment of choice for severe blepharoptosis with poor levator function. Several materials…
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Diabetic Eye Disease: Implications of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Continuity of Care

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

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of new cases of legal blindness among working-age Americans. Initially…
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VIDEO: SightLife CEO updates global cornea transplantation achievements, goals

January 27, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Monty Montoya, president and CEO of SightLife, discusses the organizations…
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