Ophthalmology

Top Story

Corneal changes seen with contact lens wear after cataract surgery in Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

August 31, 2015

The use of extended-wear contact lenses after cataract extraction in infants may lead to increased endothelial cell density, coefficient of variation of cell area and central corneal thickness, according to the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study.

The randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluated the treatment of unilateral cataracts, comparing 52 infants treated with aphakic contact lenses and 53 infants treated with primary IOL implants vs. fellow eyes at the 5-year examination.

Business News

CenterVue to launch Compass fundus automated perimetry system in US

August 31, 2015
CenterVue will launch the Compass fundus automated perimetry system in the U.S. in September, the company announced in a press release.The Compass system provides…
Business News

Nicox reports €4.6 million in revenue in first half of 2015

August 31, 2015
Nicox reported €4.6 million in revenue in the first half of 2015 compared with €2.1 million in the same period of 2014, according to a press release. Net loss was…
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Extra effort needed to achieve ideal results in refractive cataract surgery patients

August 31, 2015
The most demanding lens implant patient for me in regards to postoperative residual refractive error is the individual who has significant astigmatism and desires…
In the Journals

Readmission rates may skew hospital quality measurements

August 31, 2015
Readmission rates were an ineffective measure of a hospital’s quality because they did not take into account readmissions from different hospitals, resulting in a…
More News Headlines »
Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
More »
CME
Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Postoperative pain and inflammation can result as a consequence of cataract surgery despite advances in surgical…
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
More »
morganatic-roan