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Novel eyelid massaging device improves dry eye symptoms

September 4, 2015

BARCELONA — A novel eyelid massaging device improved symptoms of dry eye by enhancing stability and uniformity of the tear lipid layer, according a speaker.

“Eyepeace is designed to express the meibomian glands by a massaging, vertical motion, as a treatment for meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). It is meant to be used by the patients at home twice a day,” Johnny Moore, MA, FRCOphth, PhD, said at the EuCornea meeting preceding the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting.

Hypochlorous acid reduces fungal infection rate in patients with Boston K-Pro Meeting News Coverage

Hypochlorous acid reduces fungal infection rate in patients with Boston K-Pro

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — The rates of fungal infection are low but not insignificant in patients with a Boston keratoprosthesis, according to a speaker.In a retrospective study…

BLOG: New treatments leading to cure for exudative macular degeneration

September 4, 2015
Guidelines for intravitreal injections are continuously evolving, and the latest advice surprisingly tells retina specialists to avoid antibiotic drops before, during…
Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — A viral cause should be suspected in cases of anterior uveitis, the most common form of uveitis, according to a speaker.Whereas 48% of new cases are…

New ACA rule aims to protect patients from sex, disability discrimination

September 4, 2015
The HHS has announced a proposed rule to modify discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which would help provide equal access to health care and coverage…
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PCON August 2015

Clinicians agree quality of life is a vital part of comprehensive glaucoma care

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Most eye care providers agree that the goal of glaucoma care is to sustain a patient’s quality of life by…
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BLOG: Stay professional on social media

August 27, 2015
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, says that you only have one chance to make a first impression – even on social media.He…
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YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Darcy Eberle, OD; Dianne Kowing, OD, FAAO; Ruth Hyatt, OD; William Dunn, MD, FACS
A 56-year-old certified ophthalmic technician presented for a comprehensive eye examination. He was complaining of…
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