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Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015

The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and retina specialists, according to a study

The prospective cohort study compared nine ROP experts’ interpretations of 16 color fundus photographs vs. 16 color fundus photographs paired with corresponding fluorescein angiography (FA) images to determine diagnoses and management plans.

FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 27, 2015
The FDA today announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products.According to an FDA blog post by…
In the Journals

Overall global health improving, years lived with disability rising

August 27, 2015
Around the world, the average life expectancy increased by more than 6 years between 1990 and 2013; however, individuals are spending more years than ever living with…
BLOG: Assia Pupil Expander useful in cases with small pupils BlogVideo

BLOG: Assia Pupil Expander useful in cases with small pupils

August 27, 2015
Performing phacoemulsification in an eye with a small pupil is a challenging task that the surgeon often comes across. There is a constant need to meet this challenge…
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Publication Exclusive: Which device do surgeons prefer for optical biometry?

August 27, 2015
CEDARS (Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Society) and ASPENS (American Society of Progressive Enterprising Surgeons) is a joint society of cornea…
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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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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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