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Teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening program decreases need for referrals

March 27, 2017

Screening rates were increased and both the need for referral and wait time for screening were reduced for patients who participated in a large-scale urban teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening program.

The quasi-experimental pretest-posttest evaluation was implemented in 15 of the largest Los Angeles County Department of Health Services-operating primary care clinics, where staff were certified to perform fundus photography and to upload the digital images to a reading center via EyePACS software.

Feasibility trials for Harmoni Modular IOL enrolled

March 27, 2017
A series of feasibility trials for the Harmoni Modular IOL are fully enrolled, according to a press release from ClarVista Medical. The Harmoni system,
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Dry eye disease in the surgical patient

March 27, 2017
“If you diagnose dry eye before you operate, it is your patient’s problem. If you diagnose it postoperatively, it is your problem.”

Imprimis reports $19 million net loss in 2016

March 27, 2017
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals reported a net loss of $19 million, or $1.50 per common share, in 2016 compared with a net loss of $15.9 million, or $1.66 per common share, in…

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Ophthalmology-based treatments may have effect on seasonal affective disorder

March 26, 2017
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the…
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Primary and Secondary Intraocular Lens Implantations in Children With Pediatric Cataract: Visual Acuity and Strabismus at the Age of 2 Years and Older

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2017, Volume 54 Issue 2
To compare the visual outcomes of primary and secondary intraocular lens (IOL) implantations and to identify the risk…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. At present, pharmacotherapy…
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World Retina Congress

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VIDEO: Surgeons present a novel approach to presbyopia laser surgery

February 19, 2017
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