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Thyroidectomy, statins may reduce risk of ophthalmopathy in patients with Graves’ disease

December 19, 2014

Thyroid removal and statin use diminished the risk of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy in patients with Graves’ disease, according to study results.

The longitudinal cohort study included 8,404 patients with newly diagnosed Graves’ disease (GD), 740 of whom developed thyrdoid-associated ophthalmolpathy (TAO).

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Latanoprost may preserve visual field in patients with glaucoma

December 19, 2014
The IOP-lowering drug, Xalatan, may be capable of preserving visual field in patients with open-angle glaucoma, according to results from a randomized, triple-masked…
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Aldeyra submits IND application for phase 2 testing of uveitis treatment

December 19, 2014
Aldeyra Therapeutics has submitted an investigational new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct phase 2 clinical testing of its product…
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VIDEO: Vitreoretinal surgery update for the anterior segment surgeon

December 19, 2014
NEW YORK — John W. Kitchens, MD, discusses misconceptions people have about retina surgery at OSN New York.
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Conventional, accelerated cross-linking yield similar outcomes

December 18, 2014
Conventional and accelerated corneal cross-linking had comparable anatomic and visual outcomes in treating keratoconus, according to study findings.The prospective…
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Comparison of Astigmatic Correction After Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction and Wavefront-Guided LASIK for Myopic Astigmatism

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2014, Volume 30 Issue 12
To compare postoperative astigmatic correction between femtosecond lenticule extraction (FLEx) and wavefront-guided…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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VIDEO: Macular therapeutics update

December 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses recent advances in retina technology, as well as future…
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