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Publication Exclusive: What should we call this problem?

August 1, 2015

It is summer, and my thoughts once again turn to the basics.

On my professional journey, I come in contact with all kinds of impressive, intelligent folks from all walks of our shared eye care world. We are truly blessed to practice in a specialty that attracts this kind of person on both the professional side as well as the industry side. One only needs to look at how hard our friends at pharma and medical device companies work to stay in our field after all of the various and sundry mergers and acquisitions to know that eye care is somehow different, in a good way, from much of the rest of medicine.

In the Journals

Customized measurements improve structure-function link in glaucoma

July 31, 2015
Visual field and OCT measurements alone did not improve structure-function correlation analysis in a group of glaucoma patients, according to a study. “The highest…
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Sergio Duplan named region president, Alcon North America

July 31, 2015
Alcon has appointed Sergio Duplan as region president, Alcon North America, according to a press release.Duplan succeeds Robert Warner, who assumes a new executive…

BLOG: After vitrectomy, what's in the vitreous chamber?

July 31, 2015
This is a simple question, but one that can take some time to explore. There are two types of vitrectomies: anterior and pars planar. An anterior vitrectomy is typically…
Business News

EyeGate public stock offering expected to generate $10 million

July 31, 2015
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced the pricing of a public offering of common stock and warrants that is expected to generate about $10 million, according to a press…
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BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to…
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Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO

OD research addresses all areas of the eye

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Optometry was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in…
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Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

Korb: Pioneer of clinical optometry research

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we are…
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