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Xen 45 gel stent with MMC may be combined with cataract surgery

Xen 45 gel stent with MMC may be combined with cataract surgery
April 18, 2015

SAN DIEGO — The Xen 45 gel stent implant with mitomycin C may be used safely in conjunction with cataract surgery, according to a presentation here.

At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting, Arsham Sheybani, MD, and colleagues presented 1-year results of the prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter clinical trial of open angle glaucoma patients with IOP ranging from 18 mm Hg to 35 mm Hg who underwent cataract surgery and implantation of the Xen 45 gel stent (AqueSys).

Glaucoma patients at greater risk for developing ocular surface disease Meeting News Coverage

Glaucoma patients at greater risk for developing ocular surface disease

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Treatment for glaucoma may be a leading cause of ocular surface disease, according to a speaker here. “We understand that your [glaucoma]…
Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate Meeting News Coverage

Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery needs to continue its tradition of advancing entrepreneurship, innovation and advocacy, newly…
Endothelial keratoplasty presents challenges, opportunities Meeting News Coverage

Endothelial keratoplasty presents challenges, opportunities

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Despite various challenges, endothelial keratoplasty continues to evolve and gain favor among cornea surgeons, a speaker told colleagues here.Donald H. Tan
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CEO: LinCor Biosciences bioengineered cornea will address donor shortage

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — When speaking to James Socks, OD, MBA, CEO of LinCor Biosciences, it is clear that his passion runs deep for his company’s product, which he…
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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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Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain and Inflammation

Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Omeros Corporation.

Postoperative inflammation is a natural side effect of cataract surgery. However, a clear consensus on the prevention…
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VIDEO: Study shows sealant better than sutures in large incision cataract cases

VIDEO: Study shows sealant better than sutures in large incision cataract cases

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD,
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