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Novel eyelid massaging device improves dry eye symptoms

September 4, 2015

BARCELONA — A novel eyelid massaging device improved symptoms of dry eye by enhancing stability and uniformity of the tear lipid layer, according a speaker.

“Eyepeace is designed to express the meibomian glands by a massaging, vertical motion, as a treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). It is meant to be used by the patients at home twice a day,” Johnny Moore, MA, FRCOphth, PhD, said at the EuCornea meeting preceding the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.

Hypochlorous acid reduces fungal infection rate in patients with Boston K-Pro Meeting News Coverage

Hypochlorous acid reduces fungal infection rate in patients with Boston K-Pro

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — The rates of fungal infection are low but not insignificant in patients with a Boston keratoprosthesis, according to a speaker.In a retrospective study…
In the Journals

Children with type 1 diabetes can safely delay vision screenings

September 4, 2015
Eye screenings for diabetic retinopathy in children with type 1 diabetes should begin at age 15 years or 5 years after diabetes diagnosis, whichever comes later…
Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — A viral cause should be suspected in cases of anterior uveitis, the most common form of uveitis, according to a speaker.Whereas 48% of new cases are…
Lift LASIK flap in cases of infectious keratitis Meeting News Coverage

Lift LASIK flap in cases of infectious keratitis

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Elevating the flap and then culturing and scraping beneath it is how infectious keratitis after LASIK should be approached, according to a presentation…
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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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Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Postoperative pain and inflammation can result as a consequence of cataract surgery despite advances in surgical…
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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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