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ERM surgery may be equally effective in eyes with and without high myopia

June 29, 2015

Epiretinal membrane surgery in highly myopic eyes may produce satisfactory functional and anatomical outcomes comparable to those seen in non-highly myopic eyes, according to a study.

The retrospective case-controlled study evaluated patients who underwent epiretinal membrane (ERM) surgery to compare the outcomes of 57 highly myopic eyes vs. 57 non-highly myopic eyes.

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Rates of insurance coverage increase due to same-sex marriage laws

June 29, 2015
Marriage equality laws were associated with increases in employer-sponsored health insurance and reductions in state-funded Medicaid assistance for both men and women in…
BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 4 VideoBlog

BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 4

June 29, 2015
In this installment of the series, Cynthia A, Matossian, MD, discusses additional ideas to increase and diversify the revenue stream of a busy ophthalmology practice.
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Collaborative effort focuses on safety, vision health of astronauts

June 29, 2015
Space is a hostile environment for the human body. We are all aware of the great risks taken in being rocketed into space and returning to Earth, with several memorable…
VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls on femtosecond cataract surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls on femtosecond cataract surgery

June 29, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Keith A. Walter, MD, gives eight pearls for femtosecond cataract surgery.
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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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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

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

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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VIDEO: Intraoperative complication rate of resident performed phacoemulsification

VIDEO: Intraoperative complication rate of resident performed phacoemulsification

June 28, 2015
At the Kiawah 2015 meeting, Amanda Limbaugh, MD, presents results from a study at the VA Medical Center that compared…
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