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Evolution of the Eye: What changes might be induced in the eye with higher use of near vision?

March 31, 2015

The third question included in my survey, which was sent by Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition to ophthalmology leaders worldwide, focused on changes that the intense use of digital devices and increased use of near vision might induce in the eye within a generation. The consequences of the overuse of digital devices are indeed a concern among ophthalmologists.

Several reports have shown that myopia, as well as dry eye, is on the increase worldwide, and we are witnessing this phenomenon in our daily practice.

Utah bans UPPs for contact lenses

March 31, 2015
The Contact Lens Consumer Protection Act was signed into law last week in Utah, making the state the first in the U.S. to ban unilateral pricing policies for contact…
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VIDEO: The role of posterior corneal surface in astigmatism correction during cataract surgery

March 31, 2015
John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses a variety of techniques available to correct astigmatism.
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Portable retinal imaging system now available

March 30, 2015
NEW YORK – The D-Eye, a device that attaches to a smartphone to record high-resolution images and video of the posterior segment, was introduced here at Vision…
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Vmax launches space-saving refractor

March 30, 2015
NEW YORK – Vmax Vision Inc. introduced the Perfectus, a combination wavefront autorefractor and subjective refractor in a space-saving instrument, here at Vision…
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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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