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Combination of vitrectomy, penetrating keratoplasty stabilizes visual acuity

May 27, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Combined pars plana vitrectomy and penetrating keratoplasty stabilized visual acuity but yielded only modest visual gains, according to a scientific poster presented at the American Ophthalmological Society meeting here.

Randee Watson, MD, and colleagues reported results of a retrospective, single-center, multi-surgeon study of 79 eyes that underwent combined PPV and PK between 2001 and 2013; 65 eyes underwent a single combined procedure, 11 eyes underwent two combined procedures, and three eyes underwent a third procedure.

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New trifocal IOL shows good results in hyperopic patients

May 27, 2016
MILAN — Improvements have been made to the new trifocal Alcon AcrySof PanOptix IOL so that intermediate vision is better with a higher visual quality compared with…
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VIDEO: Screening patients for multifocal IOLs to optimize performance

May 27, 2016
MILAN — At OSN Italy, Jay Pepose, MD, PhD, gives advice on how to screen patients for multifocal IOLs in order to optimize performance and make “a…

Visual cycle modulator fails to meet primary endpoint of reducing GA growth rate

May 27, 2016
Acucela announced that the novel investigational visual cycle modulator emixustat hydrochloride failed to reduce geographic atrophy lesion growth rate in the SEATTLE…
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VIDEO: FLACS cannula enhances clinical efficiency, patient safety during cataract surgery

May 27, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Harvey Uy, MD, talks about the benefits of the FLACS cannula from Beaver-Visitec…
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Comparison of Anisometropia and Refractive Status in Children With Unilateral and Bilateral Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2016, Volume 53 Issue 3
To evaluate and compare the refractive state in children diagnosed as having unilateral or bilateral congenital…
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Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Clinical Trials: A Comprehensive Review

This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology…
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VIDEO: Clear lens exchange with customized toric IOL in highly astigmatic post-PK patient

May 24, 2016
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