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Femtosecond laser cataract surgery beneficial, successful

March 4, 2015

Outcomes of femtosecond laser cataract surgery cases have demonstrated that the treatment improves visual acuity with low complication rates, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

Chee and colleagues conducted a nonrandomized treatment comparison with matched, historical controls in which they compared the visual outcomes of 794 laser surgery patients to 420 control participants in the first 2 years in an ophthalmic institution.

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VIDEO: Preventing endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

March 4, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Altan A. Özcan, MD, talks about the best practices to prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, from sterility protocols…
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Valeant reports growth in fourth quarter, fiscal year 2014 revenues

March 4, 2015
Valeant Pharmaceuticals totaled $8.3 billion in revenue in the fiscal year 2014, a 43% increase from 2013, according to a press release.In the fourth quarter 2014, total…

CMS releases 2015 Quality Measures Report

March 3, 2015
CMS released the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report, demonstrating that the nation has made significant progress in improving the health care…
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Oraya receives CE mark extension for IRay to treat choroidal metastases

March 3, 2015
The Oraya IRay radiotherapy system received a CE mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, expanding on prior approval for treatment of wet age-related…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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