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Hydrophobic acrylic IOL associated with increase in PCO up to 3 years

September 3, 2015

A single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL was associated with a significant increase in posterior capsule opacification up to 3 years and stabilization between 3 years and 5 years, according to a study.

The prospective study included 390 eyes of 390 patients who underwent phacoemulsification and implantation of an AcrySof SN60AT IOL (Alcon).

Optometry Giving Sight hosts signing for new school of optometry

September 3, 2015
Optometry Giving Sight announced in a press release that it hosted the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the first school of optometry in…
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Misleading advertisement about Pentacam prohibited in European Union

September 3, 2015
The District Court in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled that i-Optics is to refrain from using “misleading and defamatory advertisements” in reference to the…
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Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may provide more stable refraction at 6 months

September 3, 2015
Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with IOL implantation may induce a lower variability of anterior chamber depth over time with more stable postoperative…
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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…
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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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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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