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Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation

Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation
February 24, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Flanged IOL fixation, a new technique for transconjunctival intrascleral fixation of an IOL, is a minimally invasive procedure that improves corrected and uncorrected visual acuity, according to a speaker here.

“Flanged IOL fixation technique is a simple and minimally invasive way and provides good IOL fixation with firm haptic fixation,” Shin Yamane, MD, of Japan, said at the inaugural Retina World Congress.

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Temporary scleral buckling may offer several advantages for retinal detachment repair

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Temporary scleral buckling surgery for retinal detachments offers fewer complications than permanent scleral buckling, is less costly and…
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Three techniques useful for removal of intraocular foreign bodies

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The handshake technique, the shake magnet technique and the direct removal technique are three effective strategies to remove intraocular…
In the Journals

Older patients less responsive to macular hole surgery

February 24, 2017
Older patients experienced less improvement in visual acuity and recovery of retinal microstructures following macular hole surgery, according to a study. The…
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Specialist reports results, gives pearls on use of Xen gel stent

February 24, 2017
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands — The Xen gel stent achieves mean IOP just 1 mm Hg above the pressure benchmark of trabeculectomy and is proving to be a successful attempt…
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Experimental Science

Preclinical Acute Ocular Safety Study of Combined Intravitreal Carboplatin and Etoposide Phosphate for Retinoblastoma

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, February 2017, Volume 48 Issue 2
To describe the ocular toxicity of intravitreal carboplatin and etoposide phosphate (VP16P) in Dutch-Belted rabbits…
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CME

Cataract360TM - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 4

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

Successful cataract surgery is a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment, planning…
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Hawaiian Eye/Retina Meeting

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VIDEO: New technology develops data to create personalized defocus curves

February 18, 2017
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