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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Ophthalmology-based treatments may have effect on seasonal affective disorder

March 26, 2017

Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest hot topics in ophthalmology.

As we endure the cold winter months with short days and long nights, many patients develop depression, or seasonal affective disorder. This month, Melissa Toyos, MD, FACS, discusses two novel treatments for the ophthalmologist to help patients suffering from this disorder: blepharoplasty and Botox injections. We hope you enjoy this discussion.

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Which DRCR.net protocol has had the biggest impact on your practice?

March 25, 2017
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In the Journals

Survey: Sustained-release dexamethasone insert earns high satisfaction rating from cataract patients

March 24, 2017
Subjective quality assessment of a sustained-release dexamethasone intracanalicular insert showed a high degree of patient satisfaction regarding comfort, convenience…

GOP, Trump pull AHCA due to lack of support

March 24, 2017
Reportedly acting on orders from President Donald J. Trump, House Republican leaders today again postponed a vote that would have overhauled the nation’s health…

Second Sight posts $33.2 million net loss in 2016

March 24, 2017
Second Sight Medical Products reported a net loss of $33.2 million, or $0.84 per share, in 2016 compared with a net loss of $20 million, or $0.56 per share, the previous…
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Ultra-Wide-Field Fundus Autofluorescence and Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Syphilitic Outer Retinitis

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2017, Volume 48 Issue 3
To determine the ultra-wide-field fundus autofluorescence (UWFFAF) and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features of…
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Scratching Beneath the Surface to Manage Ocular Surface Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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