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Conventional, accelerated cross-linking yield similar outcomes

December 18, 2014

Conventional and accelerated corneal cross-linking had comparable anatomic and visual outcomes in treating keratoconus, according to study findings.

The prospective, randomized clinical trial included 153 eyes of 153 patients with progressive keratoconus; 76 eyes underwent conventional cross-linking (CXL) and 77 eyes underwent accelerated cross-linking. Mean patient age was 22.3 years in the conventional CXL group and 22.6 years in the accelerated CXL group.

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Assessing, improving your physician management style, part 3

December 18, 2014
Finally, I’d like you to score yourself on the following quiz, filling in the blank lines with one of the following four words:“Always” — 3 points
“Sometimes” — 2…
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VIDEO: Macular therapeutics update

December 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses recent advances in retina technology, as well as future developments, in his presentation from OSN New York.
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New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…
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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…
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Outcomes of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) in Low Myopia

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2014, Volume 30 Issue 12
To report the visual and refractive outcomes of small incision lenticule extraction for low myopia using the VisuMax…
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Diabetic Eye Disease: Implications of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Continuity of Care

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

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of new cases of legal blindness among working-age Americans. Initially…
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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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