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Blue light–filtering IOLs effective as protection for AMD patients, study shows

October 1, 2014

Patients with dry age-related macular degeneration may benefit from blue-light filtering intraocular lenses after cataract surgery, according to a study recently published in the European Journal of Ophthalmology.

Pipis and colleagues retrospectively analyzed data that had been collected from patients with AMD from the department of ophthalmology at Klinikum Karlsruhe. 


Medical societies express concern as CMS publishes first wave of payment data

September 30, 2014
CMS has come under criticism today for the release of its first batch of Open Payments System data. According to some medical societies, the data are inaccurate and…

Allergan issues statement on Valeant offer, investor JSP voices concerns

September 30, 2014
Following various reporting and market speculation, including a letter from Allergan investor Jackson Square Partners, Allergan issued a statement from its board of…

The mesozeaxanthin debate

September 30, 2014
Since I’m just back from 4 long days in Las Vegas at Vision Expo West, I thought it would be appropriate to report on some of my observations. Yes, the typical…
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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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Corneal inlay pocket implant technique produces good visual results

September 29, 2014
LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, Wolfgang Riha, MD,
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