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Hydrophobic acrylic IOL associated with increase in PCO up to 3 years

September 3, 2015

A single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL was associated with a significant increase in posterior capsule opacification up to 3 years and stabilization between 3 years and 5 years, according to a study.

The prospective study included 390 eyes of 390 patients who underwent phacoemulsification and implantation of an AcrySof SN60AT IOL (Alcon).

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Misleading advertisement about Pentacam prohibited in European Union

September 3, 2015
The District Court in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled that i-Optics is to refrain from using “misleading and defamatory advertisements” in reference to the…
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Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may provide more stable refraction at 6 months

September 3, 2015
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with IOL implantation may induce a lower variability of anterior chamber depth over time with more stable postoperative…
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Publication Exclusive: Summer 'thoughtlets' on dry eye and other topics

September 3, 2015
It’s summer time. Writers and readers naturally turn to lighter fare, intellectual sangria in a red Solo cup to the winter’s Sinskey Claret in Riedel —…
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Ocata receives NEI grant to develop photoreceptor progenitor cell therapy

September 2, 2015
Ocata Therapeutics received a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Eye Institute to fund preclinical development of its propriety photoreceptor…
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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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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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