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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves communication skills, activities of daily living and socialization, according to a speaker.

In these children with severe refractive error that goes uncorrected because of an inability to wear spectacles, varying levels of visual impairment may result, not unlike from vision deprivation seen with dense cataract, Evelyn A. Paysse, MD, said at the American Ophthalmological Society meeting.

Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL Meeting News CoverageVideo

Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL

May 21, 2015
MILAN — A novel three-piece IOL for a small incision is easy to implant, stable in the eye and glistening-free, according to one surgeon. The Kowa PU6A IOL is…
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BLOG: Compounded drug act — Another unfunded mandate

May 21, 2015
A fascinating collision is happening in health care right now, and physicians are caught in the middle. On one side, payers, whether private or public sector, seek to…
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Remarkable achievements toward trachoma eradication in Algeria honored with Golden Medal of Trachoma

May 21, 2015
PARIS — Amar Ailem, MD, a professor at Algiers University, Algeria, was awarded this year's Golden Medal of Trachoma by the International Organization against…
VIDEO: Surgeon uses nomogram to correct astigmatism during cataract surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon uses nomogram to correct astigmatism during cataract surgery

May 21, 2015
MILAN, Italy — At the OSN Italy meeting, Rolando Toyos, MD, talks about his presentations on a newly developed nomogram for the correction of astigmatism during laser…
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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: Surgeon uses nomogram to correct astigmatism during cataract surgery

VIDEO: Surgeon uses nomogram to correct astigmatism during cataract surgery

May 21, 2015
MILAN, Italy — At the OSN Italy meeting, Rolando Toyos, MD, talks about his presentations on a newly developed…
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