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Oral bisphosphonates associated with increased risk of wet AMD

August 26, 2016

People who use oral bisphosphonates may have an increased risk of developing wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a study.

The risk of AMD increased with duration of oral bisphosphonate use.

Gobiquity receives $6 million in funding for pediatric vision screening program

August 26, 2016
Gobiquity Mobile Health received $6 million in Series B financing from venture capital firm InterWest Partners to support the company’s pediatric vision screening…

Imprimis reports $4.6 million net loss in second quarter

August 26, 2016
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals reported a net loss of $4.6 million, or $0.35 per common share, in the second quarter compared with a net loss of $3.7 million, or $0.39 per…
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VIDEO: Astigmatism management strategies vary in difficult cases

August 26, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Raj K. Rajpal, MD, addresses the variabilities in astigmatism management strategies, especially in more difficult cases with corneal comorbidities.
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Intravitreal, topical medications yield similar post-cataract outcomes

August 25, 2016
Cataract surgery with either topical or intravitreal antibiotics, steroids and NSAIDs yielded similar outcomes, although patients preferred the injection, according to a…
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Optic Gliomas in Neurofibromatosis Type 1

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, August 18, 2016
To examine the incidence, presentation, and outcome of optic gliomas in children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in…
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Cataract360 - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

This issue focuses on biometry and IOL calculations, IOL power diagnostics and surgical guidance systems, manual…
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VIDEO: Surgeon relates positive experience with intracameral medications

August 19, 2016
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