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Top five stories from ASCRS 2017

May 28, 2017

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting took place May 5 to 9 in Los Angeles.

Healio.com/OSN was there to cover breaking news and developments in cataract and refractive surgery.

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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Improvements in instruments, sterilization and anesthesia set stage for office-based vitreoretinal surgeries

May 27, 2017
Remarkable advances in vitreoretinal surgery have occurred in the past 20 years. Diversified and miniaturized instruments have been produced, surgical time has dropped…

BLOG: Whither AzaSite, part whatever — I give up

May 26, 2017
Has there ever a better medicine that had a rougher go than AzaSite? Seriously. AzaSite is the floppy eyelid syndrome of ophthalmic medications. Here we have a highly…
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VIDEO: Neurostimulator the latest tool for dry eye treatment

May 26, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses the TrueTear neurostimulator device from…

BLOG: The three Cs of practice consolidation

May 26, 2017
While the future of the Affordable Care Act remains uncertain, one element of health care “reform” won’t go away: Costs must be contained. Inevitably…
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Original Article

Patient Characteristics and Surgical Approach Impacting Simultaneous to Alternate Prism Cover Test Disparity After Exotropia Surgery: A Quantitative Look at the Difference in Motor Outcomes

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To investigate the relationship between simultaneous prism and cover test (SPCT) and alternate prism and cover test…
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Scratching Beneath the Surface to Manage Ocular Surface Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: DREAM study demonstrates Prokera Slim eases dry eye disease in severe cases

May 20, 2017
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