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VIDEO: Wearable technology is coming to the optometric practice

September 23, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Optometrists will have a role in the advent of wearable headsets for both entertainment purposes and low vision therapy, Jerome Legerton, OD, MBA, said here at Vision Expo West. New users may seek your help for visual function issues or “cybersickness,” he said.

Cover Story: Ocular anesthesia trends toward 'fewer needles, no pain'

September 25, 2016
Various innovations in technology and methods have revolutionized ocular surgery by maximizing outcomes and safety, shortening surgical time and reducing stress on…
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VIDEO: Astigmatism management an issue in all types of ocular surgery

September 24, 2016
COPENHAGEN – Béatrice Cochener, MD, PhD, president elect of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, talks about management of…

STAAR Surgical receives approval of EVO Visian toric ICL from Health Canada

September 23, 2016
STAAR Surgical announced the Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada approved the EVO Visian toric ICL for distribution in Canada. In contrast to traditional contact…

Heidelberg receives FDA clearance to market Spectralis OCT glaucoma module

September 23, 2016
Heidelberg Engineering received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market the Spectralis OCT Glaucoma Module Premium Edition, which creates an anatomic map unique to each…
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Surfacing on the Web: Pre-, Peri- and Postoperative Practices: Managing the Ocular Surface

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Dry eye can be a debilitating disease, both in terms of patients’ visual acuity as well as their quality of life. The…
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VIDEO: Surgeon relates efforts to save eyes, rehabilitate patients after pellet gun injuries

September 21, 2016
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VIDEO: Isolated Bowman's layer transplantation used to treat advanced keratoconus

September 22, 2016
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