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Pain-sensitive patients may report dry eye symptoms without pathology

November 21, 2014

DENVER – Pain sensitivity influences ocular discomfort and dryness perception, according to a speaker here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Wong Li, OD, FAAO, said that discrepancy between signs and symptoms of ocular discomfort as well as the fact that clinical tests for dry eye are poor predictors for symptom levels led to the study.

Ocular Therapeutix to evaluate sustained-release travoprost for glaucoma, ocular hypertension

November 21, 2014
Ocular Therapeutix has begun enrolling the first subjects in a phase 2b clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of sustained-release travoprost, according to…
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Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy high among Puerto Ricans

November 20, 2014
Neisha Rodriguez, OD, MPH-G, reported in her poster at the American Academy of Optometry meeting that the majority of patients with diabetic retinopathy have the mild…

Valeant announces $2 billion Securities Repurchase Program

November 20, 2014
A new securities repurchase program that will allow Valeant Pharmaceuticals to make purchases up to $2 billion of its senior notes, common shares and other securities…
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Digital devices contribute to ocular discomfort, ECPs report

November 20, 2014
DENVER – The use of digital devices causes visual glare and increases dryness and eye strain, according to a press release issued by Johnson & Johnson Vision…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

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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Surgeon gives pearls for dislocated IOLs

November 19, 2014
NEW YORK — At the OSN New York meeting here, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses pearls for properly diagnosing and…
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