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Pinhole effect shows good early results in IC-8 IOL

Pinhole effect shows good early results in IC-8 IOL
May 22, 2015

MILAN — Preliminary results of a post-market trial with the AcuFocus IC-8 small aperture IOL in Europe show that the lens improves near and intermediate vision, while maintaining good distance vision.

“The concept comes from the Kamra inlay, which has proved that the pinhole effect is an easy, successful way of addressing presbyopia without competing focal points that degrade image quality and contrast sensitivity,” Matteo Piovella, MD, said at the annual joint meeting of Ocular Surgery News and the Italian Society of Ophthalmology.

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Social media tools offer opportunity to target health care consumers

May 22, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Facebook and Twitter are tools, not toys, with specific demographic penetrance and specific demographic targets, according to Farris K
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Amino acid peptide improves signs, symptoms in severe dry eye

May 22, 2015
Patients with chronic graft-vs.-host disease who were treated with thymosin β4 eye drops (RGN-259, 0.1%) experienced statistically significant improvements in signs…
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SLT efficient, safe for phakic, pseudophakic eyes

May 22, 2015
Selective laser trabeculoplasty proved to be an effective treatment option for pseudophakic and phakic open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, according to a study…
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Early safety data favorable for pSivida’s Medidur for posterior uveitis

May 22, 2015
Early IOP safety data are encouraging for Medidur, a treatment for posterior uveitis in phase 3 trial, pSivida announced in a press release.At 3 months, only 4% more…
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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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