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Nuances involved in creation of type 1 bubble in pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty

December 18, 2014

Pre-Descemet’s endothelial keratoplasty is a variant of endothelial keratoplasty and involves the creation of a type 1 bubble with a 30-gauge needle attached to an air-filled 5 mL syringe. This procedure has a theoretical advantage of safer manipulation of tissue and greater ease of deployment than has been encountered during traditional Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty.

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Second part of phase 2 glaucoma study approved in Bulgaria

December 17, 2014
Regulatory authorities in Bulgaria approved patient enrollment for the second cohort of a phase 2 clinical study in glaucoma, Can-Fite BioPharma and OphthaliX announced…
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Next-generation DNA sequencing may have capability to detect congenital cataracts

December 17, 2014
Next-generation DNA sequencing demonstrated the capability to alter clinical management, direct care pathways and enable accurate genetic counseling in the diagnosis of…
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VIDEO: Controversies in pterygium surgery

December 17, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, William B. Trattler, MD, dispels misconceptions about pterygium surgery.
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How aligned are your partners and staff?

December 17, 2014
“Align: verb; to arrange things so that they form a line or are in a proper position; to change (something) so that it agrees with or matches something…
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Central Retinal Vein Obstruction in a Neonate Occurring During Laser Photocoagulation Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, December 1, 2014
A premature infant who developed central retinal vein obstruction in one eye during laser therapy for high-risk…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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Treating residual astigmatism after toric IOL

December 16, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses how he treats patients with residual astigmatism caused by…
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