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Chronic rebound inflammation caused by tarantula barbs

November 21, 2014

Jessica Steen, OD, shared a case report at the American Academy of Optometry meeting involving a patient who inadvertently transferred barbs from his pet tarantula to his ocular surface. 

The barbs migrated through the stroma and are headed toward the epithelium..

Ocular Therapeutix reports third-quarter net loss of $7.3 million

November 24, 2014
Ocular Therapeutix reported a third-quarter net loss of approximately $7.3 million, or $0.48 per share, compared with a net loss of $3.5 million, or $1.34 per share, in…
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VIDEO: Pearls on dealing with refractive surprises

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — At the OSN New York meeting here, Larry Berstein, MD, discusses the best way to avoid refractive surprises and how to manage them when they do happen.
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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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VIDEO: Forced infusion phaco

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2014, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses forced infusion phaco in cataract surgery.
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