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Publication Exclusive: Glued intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation technique continues to evolve

July 31, 2015

Suturing of posterior chamber IOLs in back of the iris or the capsular bag is standard practice, but it may not be appropriate in cases with insufficient capsule, lens subluxation or loss of zonular integrity.

In the last decade, surgeons began to perform posterior chamber IOL implantation using an intrascleral haptic fixation technique, with or without sutures. Experts say the technique and its variants enhance the long-term stability of posterior chamber IOLs.

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Fixed-dose combination reduces IOP more than individual components at 1 month

July 30, 2015
A fixed-dose combination of medications reduced IOP significantly more than the constituent components, with minimal side effects, a study found.Investigators evaluated…
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STAAR reports decline in net sales in second quarter

July 30, 2015
STAAR Surgical reported $18.7 million in net sales in the second quarter, a 7% decline from $20 million in the same quarter of 2014, according to a press release. The…
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Previously undiagnosed cardiovascular risk factors found in many patients with CRAO

July 30, 2015
A high percentage of patients with nonarteritic central retinal artery occlusion had pre-existing or newly diagnosed cardiovascular risk factors, according to a…
OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

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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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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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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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