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Sergio Duplan named region president, Alcon North America

July 31, 2015

Alcon has appointed Sergio Duplan as region president, Alcon North America, according to a press release.

Duplan succeeds Robert Warner, who assumes a new executive committee role as global franchise head, Alcon Vision Care.

BLOG: After vitrectomy, what's in the vitreous chamber?

July 31, 2015
This is a simple question, but one that can take some time to explore. There are two types of vitrectomies: anterior and pars planar. An anterior vitrectomy is typically…
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EyeGate public stock offering expected to generate $10 million

July 31, 2015
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced the pricing of a public offering of common stock and warrants that is expected to generate about $10 million, according to a press…
Publication Exclusive: Glued intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation technique continues to evolve

Publication Exclusive: Glued intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation technique continues to evolve

July 31, 2015
Suturing of posterior chamber IOLs in back of the iris or the capsular bag is standard practice, but it may not be appropriate in cases with insufficient capsule, lens…

BLOG: 3 ways to make treating 'problem patients' easier

July 30, 2015
We’ve all dealt with them in the past. Rude, always late, complaining about a variety of imagined maladies, completely inattentive or all of the above…
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BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to…
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Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO

OD research addresses all areas of the eye

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Optometry was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in…
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Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

Korb: Pioneer of clinical optometry research

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we are…
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