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Postsurgical visual quality eventually equalizes with PRK, LASIK

April 25, 2017

Researchers found that eyes treated with LASIK had a better quality of vision than eyes treated with PRK 1 month after surgery, but vision quality normalized for both after the 1-month follow-up, according to a study in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

The study comprised 34 patients (68 eyes) with myopia. Participants had successful myopic LASIK in one eye and PRK in the contralateral eye.

Allergan's TrueTear granted marketing authorization

April 25, 2017
The TrueTear intranasal tear neurostimulator has been granted marketing authorization from the FDA, according to an Allergan press release. The hand-held stimulator is…

FDA grants NDA for intravitreal sirolimus for non-infectious uveitis of posterior segment

April 25, 2017
The FDA has accepted a new drug application for intravitreal sirolimus for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis of the posterior segment, Santen announced in a press…

Ivantis cleared to begin trial of Hydrus in advanced glaucoma

April 25, 2017
The FDA has cleared Ivantis to begin a second investigational device exemption clinical trial for its Hydrus microstent, according to a company press release. The…

Microbial keratitis risk similar in contact lens patients vs. LASIK

April 24, 2017
The risk for microbial keratitis was similar between patients using contact lenses for 1 year compared with patients who had undergone LASIK, according to a study in the…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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