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Spectral-domain OCT may reliably measure stromal bed thickness during LASIK

March 27, 2015

Intraoperative spectral-domain OCT may be a reliable alternative to measure stromal bed thickness before lifting the flap during LASIK surgery, according to a study.

Stromal bed thickness was measured in 14 eyes during femtosecond LASIK using intraoperative SD-OCT and then swept-source OCT and ultrasound pachymetry. Three readings were obtained with each device to evaluate repeatability and agreement based on intraclass correlation coefficient and reproducibility coefficient.

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Trabeculectomy outcomes similar for elderly, younger patients

March 27, 2015
The short-term outcomes of trabeculectomy in glaucoma patients older than 80 years were not significantly different from younger patients, researchers reported in a…
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Iluvien for DME poised to fulfill unmet need, create significant market niche

March 26, 2015
The Iluvien intravitreal implant will satisfy an unmet need among patients with diabetic macular edema and create sizeable new markets, Alimera Sciences officials said…
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QSpex to introduce same-day eye wear in New York

March 26, 2015
NEW YORK – QSpex announced it plans to launch a QSpex Optical Service Center in New York City this summer. QSpex President and Chief Executive Officer Brett Craig…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa…
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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: Electrodiagnostic testing contributes to glaucoma diagnosis

March 23, 2015
NEW YORK – Electrodiagnostic testing provides another modality to add to the diagnostic armamentarium for glaucoma…
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