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SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit subsidies for health insurance purchased through federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.

The ACA was passed by Congress and signed into law in 2010. In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld a provision of the ACA requiring everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fee or penalty.

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Clearside launches phase 2 clinical trial for triamcinolone acetonide

March 4, 2015
Clearside Biomedical has begun enrollment for a phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of macular edema associated with retinal vein…

BLOG: Royal treatment for DES?

March 4, 2015
While doing some research for my upcoming Dry Eye column in OSN, I was reacquainted with the scientific publishing site PLoS One. Man, is there a lot of fun stuff there!…
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IOP outcomes may not be affected by postop steroids after combined cataract, trabecular micro-bypass surgery

March 4, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — The use of steroids after trabecular micro-bypass stent surgery and concomitant cataract surgery may not cause negative IOP and medication use…
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Fixed-dose combination reduces diurnal IOP better than individual components

March 4, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — A fixed-dose combination of IOP-lowering medications reduced diurnal IOP more effectively than its constituent components dosed individually…
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Prostaglandin Release During Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: Main Inducer

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To investigate a possible correlation between intraocular prostaglandin concentrations and partial steps of…
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Diabetic Eye Disease: Implications of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Continuity of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of new cases of legal blindness among working-age Americans. Initially…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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