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Survey: American physicians satisfied with career choice despite challenges

March 30, 2017

A survey of 1,200 American physicians, residents and medical students found that nine out of 10 physicians are satisfied with their career choice despite common challenges, according to a press release from the AMA.

The AMA conducted the survey in February and concluded respondents are dealing with administrative burdens, stress and lack of time. For residents, the major challenges included long hours and on-call schedules.

Axim, Ora partner on glaucoma, dry eye clinical trials

March 30, 2017
AXIM Biotechnologies Inc. announced it has retained the services of Ora Inc. to perform the company’s upcoming product development and clinical trials for treating…
In the Journals

Anti-VEGF injections may cause anxiety, depression in patients

March 30, 2017
In an observational study, 56% of patients undergoing anti-VEGF injections reported experiencing anxiety related to the intravitreal treatment for wet age-related…
FDA News

FDA clears self-monitoring Icare tonometer

March 30, 2017
Icare USA, a subsidiary of Icare Finland, has received 501(k) Premarket Notification from the FDA for its Icare Home tonometer for patient monitoring of intraocular…

NovaBay reports lower net loss in 2016

March 30, 2017
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals reported a net loss of $13.2 million, or $1.40 per share, in 2016 compared with a net loss of $19 million, or $6.82 per share, in 2015, according…
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Clinical Science

Subfoveal Choroidal Vascularity in Myopia: Evidence From Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2017, Volume 48 Issue 3
To evaluate subfoveal choroidal vascularity in eyes with myopia in comparison to age-matched healthy subjects…
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CME

Inflamed and Untamed: Managing the Progression of Diabetic Eye Disease

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

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness, with an estimated 4.2 million people over the age of 40…
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VIDEO: Measuring keratoconus progression still challenging

February 21, 2017
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