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Single-sample culturing comparable to multi-sample method

October 31, 2014

CHICAGO — A one-touch method compared favorably with the traditional method of collecting corneal microbiological specimens from eyes with infectious keratitis, a speaker told colleagues here.

At the American Academy of Ophthalmolgy meeting, Kaivon Pakzad-Vaezi, MD, described the results of a study comparing the ESwab (Copan) and traditional culture sampling methods.

Omeros granted CMS pass-through reimbursement status for Omidria

October 31, 2014
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has granted Omeros Corporation with transitional pass-through status for Omidria 1%/0.3%, according to an Omeros press…
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Optimization of ocular surface requires newer treatment options

October 31, 2014
The ocular surface and tear film can no longer be ignored, nor should they be. We have long been aware of the problems of chronic dry eye and the damage that can occur…
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Question your allocation to deal with recent stock market volatility

October 30, 2014
The summer stock market doldrums have morphed into a high octane volatile zig-zag. So I ask you – what is new? Haven’t we been here before? The trouble is…
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Comparison of the Mechanical Properties of the Anterior Lens Capsule Following Manual Capsulorhexis and Femtosecond Laser Capsulotomy

Journal of Refractive Surgery, October 2014, Volume 30 Issue 10
To evaluate and compare the mechanical properties of anterior capsule openings performed with the continuous…
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In Focus: Advances in AMD – Clinical Case: Starting therapy in a patient newly diagnosed with wet AMD

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

Successful early treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration offers the best odds for maintaining visual acuity…
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Light adjustable lens allows precise refractive results

October 30, 2014
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, James Lehmann, MD, discusses his clinical study results…
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