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VIDEO: Astigmatism management an issue in all types of ocular surgery

September 24, 2016
COPENHAGEN – Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD, president elect of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, talks about management of astigmatism, a key topic in all branches of eye surgery and particularly in cataract surgery. The latest advances in techniques and technology offer unique opportunities to deal effectively with this challenging component of the refractive error. 

STAAR Surgical receives approval of EVO Visian toric ICL from Health Canada

September 23, 2016
STAAR Surgical announced the Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada approved the EVO Visian toric ICL for distribution in Canada. In contrast to traditional contact…

Heidelberg receives FDA clearance to market Spectralis OCT glaucoma module

September 23, 2016
Heidelberg Engineering received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market the Spectralis OCT Glaucoma Module Premium Edition, which creates an anatomic map unique to each…
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Survey shows extensive support for nationwide precision medicine study

September 23, 2016
A majority of adults expressed support of and willingness to participate in the Precision Medicine Initiative’s national research effort, according to recent…

Nicox reports €12.3 million loss in first half of 2016

September 23, 2016
Nicox reported a net loss of 12.3 million in the first 6 months of 2016, excluding discontinued operations, compared with a net loss of 10.1 million reported during the…
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Choroidal Freckling in Pediatric Patients Affected by Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, September/October 2016, Volume 53 Issue 5
Greater understanding of choroidal freckling in patients affected by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) has changed the…
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Cataract360 - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

This issue focuses on biometry and IOL calculations, IOL power diagnostics and surgical guidance systems, manual…
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VIDEO: Surgeon relates efforts to save eyes, rehabilitate patients after pellet gun injuries

September 21, 2016
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