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S-stamp marking technique helps prevent inverted graft implantation in DMEK

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016

Read the Perspective from Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD

A novel S-stamp marking method eliminated upside-down graft implantation in Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty, according to a study.

The technique may help surgeons perfect the DMEK technique and avoid complications, according to Peter B. Veldman, MD, the corresponding author.

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Recognizing and addressing professional burnout

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016
John B. Pinto
“I have a theory that burnout is about resentment. And you beat it by knowing what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful.” – Marissa…
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Minimally invasive micro sclerostomy may be alternative to trabeculectomy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FICO; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
The gold standard surgery for decreasing IOP in patients with glaucoma is trabeculectomy. However, it has possible disadvantages, such as failure secondary to…
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Sustained-release drug delivery products edge closer to fruition

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016
Eye drops and injections, when needed day after day or month after month, can take a toll. Patient compliance with therapy becomes a problem. Treatment becomes…

Keys for a successful practice include implementing, establishing brand recognition

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2016
Price M. Kloess, MD
Practicing ophthalmology during this era of comprehensive health care reform and constantly evolving technology requires a level of diligence never before required of…
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Quality of Vision After Wavefront-Guided or Wavefront-Optimized LASIK: A Prospective Randomized Contralateral Eye Study

Journal of Refractive Surgery, April 2016, Volume 32 Issue 4
To compare the effect of wavefront-guided and wavefront-optimized LASIK using different laser platforms on subjective…
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Early to Late Age-related Macular Degeneration: Optimizing Assessment and Management

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

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people aged…
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