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Survey: Some patients rate second-eye cataract surgery more painful than first

January 28, 2015

Cataract surgery in the second eye was perceived by some patients as being more painful and/or taking longer than surgery in the first eye, despite patients being more relaxed and less anxious during the second surgery, according to a survey.

The prospective study included 292 patients who underwent second-eye cataract surgery; 12 patients whose surgeries took longer than 30 minutes were excluded from analysis.

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Iluvien receives marketing authorization in Finland, Luxembourg

January 27, 2015
The Finnish Medicines Agency in Finland and the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg have granted Iluvien marketing authorization for the treatment of vision impairment…
SCORE2 to explore primary, secondary therapies for CRVO Meeting News Coverage

SCORE2 to explore primary, secondary therapies for CRVO

January 27, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — A new study is designed to examine first- and second-line treatments for central retinal vein occlusion, a speaker told colleagues…

Actavis, Allergan announce SEC declaration, shareholder meetings on pending acquisition

January 27, 2015
Actavis and Allergan announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has declared Actavis’ registration statement on Form S-4 with regard to…
Speaker shares pearls for better glaucoma management Meeting News Coverage

Speaker shares pearls for better glaucoma management

January 27, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — A speaker presented his pearls for better glaucoma management here at Hawaiian Eye 2015.Physicians should avoid unforced errors in glaucoma, Thomas W
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Regression of Macular Drusenoid Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachments After Plaque Radiation Therapy

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, January/February 2015, Volume 46 Issue 1
The authors describe a case in which drusenoid retinal pigment epithelial detachments (DRPEDs) melted after plaque…
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Intravitreal Interventions

Intravitreal Interventions – Volume 3, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

During the past decade, retinal pharmacology has come into its own. Intravitreal use of corticosteroids, anti-vascular…
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VIDEO: Surgeon updates Jetrea clinical safety

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Peter Kaiser, MD, discusses the safety coniderations for patients undergoing…
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