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IOL formula may increase accuracy of power calculations

September 29, 2016

At Kiawah Eye, Helga P. Sandoval, MD, of the Storm Eye Institute discusses the Hill-RBF formula for calculating IOL power, which she believes can increase the number of surgeons who achieve refractive results within 0.5 D of the intended target.

New analyses support blocking Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers

September 29, 2016
Two new American Medical Association analyses support the blocking of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers. “The [American Medical Association] AMA analyses…
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Diagnosis of glaucoma may be associated with presence of erectile dysfunction

September 29, 2016
Glaucoma was found to be a significant risk factor for the presence of erectile dysfunction in a cross-sectional study of male patients older than 40 years of age. A…

Avedro shipping Photrexa Viscous and Photrexa for cross-linking procedures

September 29, 2016
Avedro announced the launch and shipment of Photrexa Viscous and Photrexa, two FDA-approved drugs used in corneal collagen cross-linking procedures with the KXL System. …

Publication Exclusive: Man presents with headache, ptosis and abnormal eye movements

September 29, 2016
A 49-year-old Brazilian man with no known medical history was admitted to the hospital for headache, ptosis of the right upper eyelid and abnormal eye movements. He had…
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Success Rates of Conventional Versus Endoscope-Assisted Probing for Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction in Children 12 Years and Younger

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, September/October 2016, Volume 53 Issue 5
To compare the success rates for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO) treated with conventional probing…
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Central and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Clinical Trials: A Comprehensive Review

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

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology…
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