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Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may provide more stable refraction at 6 months

September 3, 2015

Read the Perspective from Steven B. Siepser, MD, FACS

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with IOL implantation may induce a lower variability of anterior chamber depth over time with more stable postoperative refraction compared with conventional cataract surgery, according to a study.

The prospective study evaluated 40 eyes that underwent femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery and 40 eyes that underwent manual cataract surgery to compare IOL axial movements over a 6-month follow-up.

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Be smart with social media

September 3, 2015
With today’s world becoming more and more connected, fields you never dreamed would require some type of social media savviness – such as the medical field…
Darrell White

Publication Exclusive: Summer 'thoughtlets' on dry eye and other topics

September 3, 2015
It’s summer time. Writers and readers naturally turn to lighter fare, intellectual sangria in a red Solo cup to the winter’s Sinskey Claret in Riedel —…
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Ocata receives NEI grant to develop photoreceptor progenitor cell therapy

September 2, 2015
Ocata Therapeutics received a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Eye Institute to fund preclinical development of its propriety photoreceptor…
In the Journals

Peripheral lesions associated with diabetic retinopathy progression

September 2, 2015
Both the presence and increasing extent of predominantly peripheral lesions were associated with an increased risk of diabetic retinopathy progression, according to a…
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PCON August 2015

Clinicians agree quality of life is a vital part of comprehensive glaucoma care

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Most eye care providers agree that the goal of glaucoma care is to sustain a patient’s quality of life by…
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Agustin Gonzalez

BLOG: Stay professional on social media

August 27, 2015
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, says that you only have one chance to make a first impression – even on social media.He…
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YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Darcy Eberle, OD; Dianne Kowing, OD, FAAO; Ruth Hyatt, OD; William Dunn, MD, FACS
A 56-year-old certified ophthalmic technician presented for a comprehensive eye examination. He was complaining of…
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