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Glaukos establishes direct sales organization, launches iStent inject in Australia

February 12, 2016

Glaukos has established a direct sales organization and launched the iStent inject trabecular micro-bypass stent in Australia, according to a press release.

The iStent inject was approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. It is to be used with cataract surgery to reduce IOP in patients with mild to moderate glaucoma who are being treated with ocular hypotensive medication.

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
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Senate: Health care IT bill will ‘end unfair practices’ for patients, providers

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure designed to improve health care information technology.The purpose…
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Ophthalmic community grieves Cesare Forlini, brilliant and tireless innovator of ocular surgery

February 11, 2016
Cesare Forlini, MD, an internationally acclaimed vitreoretinal surgeon, passed away Feb. 9, ending what he himself defined as “a fierce fight in the mouth of the…

Publication Exclusive: Micropulse transscleral diode laser cyclophotocoagulation an option for refractory glaucoma

February 11, 2016
Glaucoma can be a difficult management problem in a subset of patients, even for the most experienced glaucoma specialists. The treatment spectrum includes drugs…
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Researchers: Ideal myopia-controlling contacts will target many mechanisms

February 1, 2016
Paul Gifford, PhD, FAAO, and Kate Louise Gifford, BAppSc(Optom) determined through a literature review that contact…
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IOP taken with contact lens sensor correlates with visual field changes

February 4, 2016
Researchers determined that the use of 24-hour IOP measurements obtained via a contact lens sensor were associated with…
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Children with uncorrected hyperopia have deficits in early literacy

February 8, 2016
Researchers found that preschool or kindergarten children with uncorrected hyperopia associated with reduced binocular…
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