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FDA clears five application upgrades for Lensar laser system

April 1, 2015

Lensar received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for five new application technologies for the Lensar laser system, according to a press release.

The five upgrades integrated into the Lensar laser system with Streamline include wireless integration with the Cassini corneal shape analyzer, iris registration, cataract density imaging, customized fragmentation patterns and arcuate incision planning, the release said.

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BLOG: Planning your 10-year countdown to retirement, part 2

April 1, 2015
In the last blog entry, I kicked off the concept of making a 10-year plan as a run-up to retirement by first of all forcing yourself to sit down and have the discipline…
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VIDEO: Speaker presents results from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2

April 1, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Emily Y. Chew, MD, discusses the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 data and how the results should change the ophthalmic practice.
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NovaBay reports lower net loss in 2014

March 31, 2015
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals reported a 2014 net loss of $15.2 million, or $0.31 per share, compared with $16 million, or $0.42 per share, in 2013, according to a press…
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Switch to Eylea reduces fluid, improves visual acuity in eyes with wet AMD

March 31, 2015
Fluid was reduced and visual acuity was improved in eyes with neovascular age-related macular degeneration that received Eylea after multiple intravitreal injections 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
Online Advanced Release, March 5, 2015
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Ocular Surface Disease in the Surgical Setting

Ocular Surface Disease in the Surgical Setting: Recognition and Treatment of an Increasing Dilemma

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

Dry eye disease (DED) is becoming an increasing burden as the population ages or undergoes treatments, procedures, or…
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VIDEO: The role of posterior corneal surface in astigmatism correction during cataract surgery

March 31, 2015
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses a variety of techniques available to correct astigmatism.
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