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Previously undiagnosed cardiovascular risk factors found in many patients with CRAO

July 30, 2015

A high percentage of patients with nonarteritic central retinal artery occlusion had pre-existing or newly diagnosed cardiovascular risk factors, according to a study.

“We consider CRAO patients at high risk for future vascular events and recommend a comprehensive diagnostic work-up in all patients with CRAO,” the study authors said.

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

OSNAPAO: Should we use prophylaxis topical antibiotics after intravitreal injections?

July 30, 2015
In the Journals

Avastin before glaucoma valve implantation may lead to less hyphema, fewer medications postop

July 29, 2015
A preoperative intravitreal bevacizumab injection before Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation may decrease postoperative hyphema and lower the number of glaucoma…
BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 7 BlogVideo

BLOG: Bridging the reimbursement gap, part 7

July 29, 2015
In this installment of the series, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses retina gene testing, a genetic test that is able to predict the patient's lifetime risk of…
In the JournalsPerspective

Health care spending expected to increase over decade, but at historically low rate

July 29, 2015
Due to expanded health insurance coverage from the ACA, as well as the aging population and economic growth, health care spending is projected to increase at a rate of…
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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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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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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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