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FDA clears creation of intracorneal pockets with iFS

January 26, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the creation of intracorneal pockets using the iFS advanced femtosecond laser system, according to a press release from Abbott.

The software upgrade will allow surgeons to create a corneal channel for the placement or insertion of a corneal inlay device. Corneal inlays are used for presbyopia correction and are approaching use in the U.S. market, the release said.

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PDT should be considered for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — Retina specialists should consider photodynamic therapy as an adjunctive treatment for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy, according to a study…
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VIDEO: Surgeon updates Jetrea clinical safety

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Peter Kaiser, MD, discusses the safety coniderations for patients undergoing ocriplasmin (Jetrea, Thrombogenics) for…

BLOG: LASIK outcomes – When in doubt ask the patient

January 26, 2015
It’s so pleasing to see that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is increasingly evaluating patient-reported outcomes to assess the validity of a technology. The shift…
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Repositioning a dislocated IOL can be complicated but have good results

January 26, 2015
Despite our best efforts, complications happen during cataract surgery, and often it is not surgeon error, but rather weakness or irregularity in the tissue of the…
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Natural Course of Symptomatic Focal Choroidal Excavation

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, January/February 2015, Volume 46 Issue 1
A 32-year-old man was referred to the authors’ department for nonspecified macular dystrophy with persistent…
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Advanced OCT Imaging Technology

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec.

Advances in retinal pharmacology have significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of chronic retinal…
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VIDEO: Pearls for cataract surgery in patients with prior refractive surgery

January 24, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, shares his tips for getting a desired refractive…
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