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Changes in tear film lipids associated with contact lens discomfort

December 19, 2014

Lipid supplements may improve comfort levels when wearing contact lenses, according to a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.

Rohit and colleagues reported that alterations in the lipid layer of tear film may contribute to contact lens discomfort.

Thyroidectomy, statins may reduce risk of ophthalmopathy in patients with Graves’ disease In the Journals

Thyroidectomy, statins may reduce risk of ophthalmopathy in patients with Graves’ disease

December 19, 2014
Thyroid removal and statin use diminished the risk of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy in patients with Graves’ disease, according to study results.The longitudinal…
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Latanoprost may preserve visual field in patients with glaucoma

December 19, 2014
The IOP-lowering drug, Xalatan, may be capable of preserving visual field in patients with open-angle glaucoma, according to results from a randomized, triple-masked…

Whole You aims to aid those with sensory, physical mobility challenges

December 19, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals introduced the subsidiary Whole You Inc. in the U.S. to provide solutions for those with impaired vision, hearing and mobility.Mitsui Chemicals will…
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Aldeyra submits IND application for phase 2 testing of uveitis treatment

December 19, 2014
Aldeyra Therapeutics has submitted an investigational new drug application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to conduct phase 2 clinical testing of its product…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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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…
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