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Publication Exclusive: Gore-Tex suture can be used in small-incision scleral fixation of hydrophilic acrylic IOL

May 27, 2015

Secondary IOL placement is often associated with an IOL exchange due to previous IOL subluxation or dislocation and, less commonly, aphakic correction. The location of IOL placement is within the anterior chamber or posterior chamber. Techniques include anterior chamber angle haptic placement, iris fixation, ciliary sulcus placement with or without scleral suture fixation based on capsular support status, or IOL haptic externalization with haptic tucking in the scleral pocket or, rarely, within an intact capsular bag.

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Eylea US net sales increase 51% in first quarter

May 26, 2015
Eylea net sales in the U.S. increased 51% to $541 million in the first quarter of 2015 from $359 million in the first quarter of 2014, according to a press release from…

BLOG: Take a closer look at alternate eye care delivery

May 26, 2015
Eye care has traditionally been delivered in a doctor’s office. Although the setting has changed over the last century from only the classic “private…
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Cassini topographer shows parity with other devices

May 26, 2015
A novel keratometer with colored light-emitting diodes generated cylinder measurements comparable to those obtained with Placido rings, monochromatic LEDs and…

Publication Exclusive: Experts ponder drug compounding law’s impact on ophthalmology

May 26, 2015
In 2013, in the wake of infectious outbreaks traced to steroids and repackaged intravitreal Avastin produced at compounding pharmacies, Congress passed the Drug Quality…
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BLOG: Keep your enemies close

April 28, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, reminds us of the adage: “Keep your friends close, but your enemies…
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