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SightRisk USA launching algorithm to predict AMD risk

September 1, 2015

SightRisk USA will launch its new cloud-based algorithm for age-related macular degeneration at Vision Expo West in Las Vegas on September 17.

The technology will be exclusively distributed by MacuHealth Distribution Ltd., the company said in a press release.

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Algorithm designed to guide treat-and-extend anti-VEGF dosing

September 1, 2015
A new algorithm may be used to tailor treat-and-extend regimens with intravitreal anti-VEGF agents to individual patients with retinal disease, according to a study.The…
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Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, named president of JCAHPO

September 1, 2015
The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology has named Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, as the organization’s 24th president, according to a press…

Publication Exclusive: Significant advantages abound for young patients who have laser vision correction

September 1, 2015
Greg has touched on the four most significant advantages of having laser vision correction — quality of life, better vision, cost savings and safety — while…

Football leagues team up to evaluate King-Devick Test on sidelines

September 1, 2015
The National Football League and the Canadian Football League have partnered to investigate additional concussion testing tools, according to a press release issued by…
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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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Agustin Gonzalez

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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