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Hydrus plus cataract surgery maintains decreased IOP without medications

March 3, 2015

CORONADO, Calif. — The Hydrus II trial is the first randomized controlled trial to show a microinvasive glaucoma surgery device to lower IOP by more than 20% without medications statistically more often than cataract surgery alone at 2 years, according to a speaker.

Furthermore, it is the first MIGS randomized controlled trial to report the effect of a glaucoma device using a “terminal washout” protocol, thus removing the confounding effects of glaucoma medications, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, said at the annual meeting of the American Glaucoma Society.

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Zeiss announces launch of Humphrey Field Analyzer 3

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Carl Zeiss Meditec announced the global launch of the Humphrey Field Analyzer 3, a new iteration of its established perimetry platform, at the…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery. Appropriate handling of the main incision…
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Santen seeks European marketing authorization for intravitreal sirolimus

March 3, 2015
The European Medicines Agency has accepted a marketing authorization application from Santen Pharmaceutical for the use of intravitreal sirolimus 440 μg for the…
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NASA looks at visual impairment intracranial pressure risk in astronauts

March 2, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — NASA is looking at causes of ocular changes in U.S. astronauts before, during and after 6-month space flights on board the International Space…
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Corneal Asymmetry Analysis by Pentacam Scheimpflug Tomography for Keratoconus Diagnosis

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To evaluate intereye corneal asymmetry in Pentacam (Oculus Optikgeräte GmbH, Wetzlar, Germany) indices as a diagnostic…
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Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease

Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease

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

Recent approvals have expanded clinicians’ options for the management of diabetic macular edema, making a thorough…
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VIDEO: Small pupil issues in femtosecond laser cataract surgery

March 2, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, talks about small pupil issues in femtosecond laser…
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