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Hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with little effect on visual quality

August 4, 2015

Implantation of a corneal hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with only moderate effects on the optical system, according to a study.

Twenty-two Korean patients with emmetropic presbyopia were included in the study. Raindrop near vision inlays (ReVision Optics) were implanted monocularly on the stromal beds of femtosecond laser-assisted generated corneal flaps of the patients’ nondominant eyes in order to assess optical quality.

In the Journals

Smartphone ophthalmoscopy nears imaging quality of fundus camera

August 4, 2015
Smartphone ophthalmoscopy images may nearly equal the quality and diagnostic utility of traditional fundus camera images, according to a study.The prospective…
OSN Europe: Advances in IOL technology lead to better results, patient-customized options

OSN Europe: Advances in IOL technology lead to better results, patient-customized options

August 4, 2015
A new generation of premium lenses promises to offer opportunities for increasingly accurate refraction, customized to the individual patient.“It is a changing scenario…
Darrell White Blog

BLOG: Measuring dry eye symptoms — SANDE doesn’t measure up

August 4, 2015
The most important measurement in treating dry eye is patient symptoms. Remember? You have to know what’s bugging them so you know what to fix. It’s helpful…
FDA News

Bausch + Lomb receives 510(k) clearance for modified Victus interface kit

August 3, 2015
Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for an enhanced patient interface kit for the Victus femtosecond laser platform, according to a company…
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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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CME
Premium Cararact Surgery in 2015

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Comparing Surgical Techniques

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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