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Implantable Collamer Lens yields good refractive outcomes, stability at 12 years

August 28, 2015

A phakic implant provided good long-term refractive outcomes and stability, with a low incidence of cataract, according to a study.

The retrospective study included 144 eyes of 86 patients implanted with the Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL, STAAR Surgical) for myopia. The ICL V3 was implanted in 15 eyes, and the ICL V4 was implanted in 129 eyes.

Publication Exclusive: Innovations in optical biometry optimize effective lens position

August 28, 2015
Novel IOL technologies and increasing patient expectations for precise refractive results have driven a series of innovations in biometry and IOL power calculation…
In the Journals

Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 27, 2015
The FDA today announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products.According to an FDA blog post by…
In the Journals

Overall global health improving, years lived with disability rising

August 27, 2015
Around the world, the average life expectancy increased by more than 6 years between 1990 and 2013; however, individuals are spending more years than ever living with…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Patients have high expectations for their visual acuity following cataract surgery and implantation of premium IOLs. To…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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