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Single thermal pulsation treatment improves MGD symptoms

Single thermal pulsation treatment improves MGD symptoms
April 19, 2015

SAN DIEGO — A single thermal pulsation treatment improved symptoms in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction, according to a study presented here.

At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Alice T. Epitropoulos, MD, FACS, described a retrospective study of 51 patients with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) who received a 12-minute single thermal pulsation treatment of LipiFlow (TearScience), either unilaterally or bilaterally, with follow-up at 6 to 8 weeks.

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Ellex launches Integre Pro Scan

April 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Ellex announced the launch of its multicolor scanning photocoagulator Integre Pro Scan at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.The…
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Zeiss seeks FDA approval of SMILE procedure for astigmatic myopia

April 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Carl Zeiss Meditec is moving forward with an FDA phase 2 clinical trial for ReLEx small incision lenticule extraction, a company official said…
Study: Triglyceride omega-3 improves dry eye signs Meeting News Coverage

Study: Triglyceride omega-3 improves dry eye signs

April 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Triglyceride omega-3 supplementation improved signs of dry eye disease as shown by objective measures, according to a study.Speaking at the American Society…
VIDEO: CorT Total gives accurate measurements for corneal astigmatism Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: CorT Total gives accurate measurements for corneal astigmatism

April 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, discusses the advantages of CorT Total (iAssort) for measuring…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

Challenges and Solutions in Retinal Vascular Disease: Pigment Epithelial Detachment and Refractory Diabetic Macular Edema

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

With anti-VEGF therapy well-established as front-line therapy in the management of age-related macular degeneration and…
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VIDEO: Higher satisfaction rate in patients who achieve spectacle independence, low level of astigmatism

VIDEO: Higher satisfaction rate in patients who achieve spectacle independence, low level of astigmatism

April 19, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, John A. Hovanesian, MD
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