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Evolution of the Eye: What changes might be induced in the eye with higher use of near vision?

March 31, 2015

The third question included in my survey, which was sent by Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition to ophthalmology leaders worldwide, focused on changes that the intense use of digital devices and increased use of near vision might induce in the eye within a generation. The consequences of the overuse of digital devices are indeed a concern among ophthalmologists.

Several reports have shown that myopia, as well as dry eye, is on the increase worldwide, and we are witnessing this phenomenon in our daily practice.

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VIDEO: The role of posterior corneal surface in astigmatism correction during cataract surgery

March 31, 2015
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses a variety of techniques available to correct astigmatism.
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IMPACT: No difference in number of injections with or without squalamine lactate for wet AMD

March 30, 2015
No meaningful difference was found in mean number of injections of squalamine lactate ophthalmic solution combined with Lucentis compared with Lucentis monotherapy for…
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FDA accepts investigational new drug application for phase 2 trial of NT-503 encapsulated cell therapy

March 30, 2015
The FDA has accepted an investigational new drug application for a phase 2 clinical study of NT-503 encapsulated cell therapy for the treatment of recurrent subfoveal…
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BLOG: Dry eye syndrome business news from Caribbean Eye

March 30, 2015
Even if you are not actively in the market to buy anything new when you go to a meeting or convention, no matter now big or small, it’s always worth the effort to spend…
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Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

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Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain and Inflammation

Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Omeros Corporation.

Postoperative inflammation is a natural side effect of cataract surgery. However, a clear consensus on the prevention…
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VIDEO: Emerging therapies for diabetic macular edema

March 30, 2015
Peter K. Kaiser, MD, highlights emerging new classes of treatment for retinal eye diseases and diabetic macular edema…
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