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VIDEO: DREAM study demonstrates Prokera Slim eases dry eye disease in severe cases

May 20, 2017

LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery here, Marguerite M. McDonald, MD, discusses her presentation of the DREAM study, which showed self-retained amniotic membrane, Prokera Slim from Bio-Tissue, greatly reduced DEWS scores in patients with severe dry eye.

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ARMOR study: Antibiotic resistance high among staphylococci

May 18, 2017
BALTIMORE – Researchers found high levels of antibiotic resistance among staphylococci, along with many isolates demonstrating multidrug resistance, in preliminary…
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VIDEO: Diet and supplements can augment treatment for dry eye disease

May 18, 2017
LOS ANGELES – At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses “foundational medicine,” the…
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BLOG: Swimming with killer whales

May 18, 2017
For several years both ASCRS and AAO have been preceded by the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, the brainchild of Emmett Cunningham. What was once a cozy gathering of…
Clinical Science

Conjunctival Limbal Autograft and Allograft Transplantation Using Fibrin Glue

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2012, Volume 43 Issue 4
Conjunctival limbal autograft is the surgical treatment of choice for visually significant unilateral limbal stem cell…
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Scratching Beneath the Surface to Manage Ocular Surface Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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VIDEO: TrueTear stimulates trigeminal nerve to produce natural tears for dry eye

May 5, 2017
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VIDEO: DREAM study demonstrates Prokera Slim eases dry eye disease in severe cases

May 20, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery here, Marguerite M. McDonald, MD,

Meeting News

ARMOR study: Antibiotic resistance high among staphylococci

May 18, 2017
BALTIMORE – Researchers found high levels of antibiotic resistance among staphylococci, along with many isolates demonstrating multidrug…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Diet and supplements can augment treatment for dry eye disease

May 18, 2017
LOS ANGELES – At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses “foundational…

Blog

BLOG: Swimming with killer whales

May 18, 2017
For several years both ASCRS and AAO have been preceded by the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, the brainchild of Emmett Cunningham. What was once a…

Meeting News

Cell-based approaches advancing to meet challenges of corneal regeneration

May 12, 2017
LOS ANGELES — Tissue engineering-based therapy holds great promise for the future of corneal regeneration and reconstruction. “Replacing…

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Topical non-preserved steroid may help relieve symptoms of preservative-related punctal congestion

May 12, 2017
BALTIMORE — Treatment of preservative-related punctal congestion consists of removing all preservative exposure, and a topical non-preserved…

The Dry Eye

Better patient education equals better patient care

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2017
Darrell E. White, MD
In December 2003, I needed surgery on both wrists for carpal tunnel syndrome. As it turns out, this is fairly common among microsurgeons such as…

CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Family practice offers unique experience

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2017
Nicole Lemanski, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

Cornea specialist examines ways to assess keratoconus progression

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2017
In order to decide if and when corneal cross-linking should be performed, cornea specialists need new means and criteria to precisely assess…

In the Journals

MGD patients with Sjögren’s biomarkers benefit from thermal pulsation

May 11, 2017
Thermal pulsation treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction patients who were positive for novel biomarkers of Sjögren’s syndrome showed…

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