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No change seen in binocular contrast sensitivity after inlay procedure

November 24, 2015

NEW ORLEANS – A mild decrease in monocular contrast sensitivity was seen after Kamra inlay implantation, but binocular contrast sensitivity “remained essentially unchanged,” according to a poster presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Srividhya H. Vilupuru , OD, PhD, and colleagues reported that the degree of reduction in monocular contrast sensitivity in their study was similar to that typically found after LASIK.

ACOE grants new Kentucky optometry school preliminary approval

November 24, 2015
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry announced that the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education granted the college the pre-accreditation…
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AAO launches effort to rebrand itself as vanguard of eye care

November 24, 2015
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is embarking on an initiative to rebrand itself and foster an understanding of the specialty’s impact on society, a speaker…
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AGTC receives orphan drug designation for gene therapy to treat achromatopsia

November 24, 2015
The FDA has granted orphan drug designation to AGTC’s gene therapy product candidate for the treatment of achromatopsia caused by mutations in the CNGA3 gene…
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VIDEO: Shire VP gives company business update

November 24, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Robert Dempsey, vice president and head of the ophthalmic business unit of Shire, discusses the…
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Improvements in visual acuity with corneal inlay remain stable long-term

November 16, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – A study involving 253 subjects who received the Kamra corneal inlay in their nondominant eye showed…
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Arizona allows sale of adjustable focus eye wear without prescription

October 29, 2015
Arizona now permits the sale of adjustable eye wear without a prescription, based on a ruling by the assistant attorney…
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Allergan seeks approval for preservative-free Restasis

November 13, 2015
Allergan announced it has submitted a Prior Approval Supplement for Restasis 0.05% to obtain marketing clearance for a…
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