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Higher dietary, supplementary calcium intake yields lower risk of AMD progression

May 1, 2016

SEATTLE — Patients with a higher level of dietary and supplementary calcium intake showed a lower incidence of progression of late age-related macular degeneration, according to a poster presentation here.

“The purpose of the study was to investigate whether increased calcium intake was associated with the progression of AMD. In AREDS, higher amounts of dietary and supplementary calcium intake lowers the incidence of late AMD,” Alanna K. Tisdale, MD, told Ocular Surgery News in an interview at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting.

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Advanced age considered significant risk factor for persistent epithelial defect

May 1, 2016
SEATTLE — Advanced age is a significant risk factor for persistent epithelial defect, which is further increased by the pre-existing conditions herpes simplex…
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VIDEO: Emerging management options to improve quality of life in AMD patients

May 1, 2016
At Retina 2016, Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses current and emerging management options to improve the quality of life in patients with intermediate to late…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives an overview of intraoperative OCT

April 30, 2016
At Retina 2016, Peter K. Kaiser, MD, talks about the advantages of intraoperative OCT systems.
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La profundidad de la cámara anterior juega un papel importante en los cálculos del LIO

Ocular Surgery News Latin America Edition, May 2016
Uday Devgan, MD
La profundidad de la cámara anterior está directamente relacionada con la posición efectiva del lente.Básicamente, todas las fórmulas para calcular la potencia del LIO…
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Forming a Consensus: Data and Guidance for Physicians Treating Diabetic Macular Edema

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, April 2016, Volume 47 Issue 4
The diabetic macular edema (DME) treatment paradigm has evolved as the understanding of the disease pathology has…
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Optimizing Ocular Surgery Outcomes with Topical Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Ocular pain and inflammation are common following surgery and may increase the risk of complications, such as cystoid…
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VIDEO: New developments in widefield imaging

April 24, 2016
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