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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves communication skills, activities of daily living and socialization, according to a speaker.

In these children with severe refractive error that goes uncorrected because of an inability to wear spectacles, varying levels of visual impairment may result, not unlike from vision deprivation seen with dense cataract, Evelyn A. Paysse, MD, said at the American Ophthalmological Society meeting.

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Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL

May 21, 2015
MILAN — A novel three-piece IOL for a small incision is easy to implant, stable in the eye and glistening-free, according to one surgeon. The Kowa PU6A IOL is…
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Phaco effective in reducing IOP for PACG patients

May 21, 2015
Phacoemulsification resulted in small and moderate intraocular pressure reductions in primary open-angle glaucoma and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma patients, respectively…

Nutritional designed to help athletes see better

May 21, 2015
ZeaVision announced the launch of EyePromise Vizual Edge Chewable, a once-daily tablet intended to help athletes see better so they can react faster and maximize their…
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Remarkable achievements toward trachoma eradication in Algeria honored with Golden Medal of Trachoma

May 21, 2015
PARIS — Amar Ailem, MD, a professor at Algiers University, Algeria, was awarded this year's Golden Medal of Trachoma by the International Organization against…
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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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