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Corneal thickness monitoring recommended in patients on specific glaucoma therapies

November 28, 2014

Patients treated with prostaglandin monotherapy or a combined therapy of prostaglandins, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and β-blockers should have regular central corneal thickness measurements taken, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Glaucoma.

Schrems and colleagues conducted a controlled, longitudinal, retrospective single-center study to evaluate rates of central corneal thickness change after various antiglaucomatous drug therapies.

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VIDEO: Wound closure with new technologies

November 26, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses corneal wounds, leak rates and the challenges associated with wound closure and the use of hydrogel…

Iluvien earns marketing authorization in Ireland

November 26, 2014
Alimera Sciences announced that marketing authorization has been granted to Iluvien in Ireland.Through the repeat use application procedure, the Irish Health Products…

BLOG: We gotta do a better job

November 26, 2014
As a Philadelphian, I am especially fond of our football team. After several years of having a contender for the playoff games, our longstanding coach seemed to have had…
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Drug eluting contact lenses 'worthy of investigation' for release of myopia drugs

November 26, 2014
DENVER – The combination of atropine and pirenzepine with commercial hydrogel and silicone hydrogel contact lenses may warrant further investigation, according to…
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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: 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…
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