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Use of contact lenses significantly associated with dry eye status

November 25, 2014

DENVER – Dry eye status in patients who wear contact lenses was significantly associated with contact lens wettability, deposition and debris, according to a presenter here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Padmapriya Ramamoorthy, BScOptom, MS, PhD, FAAO, explained that she and a colleague conducted a study "to quantify and assess differences in clinical and contact lens characteristics between normal soft contact lens wearers and those with [contact lens dry eye].”

NEI grants $1 million to re-create ocular stem cells

November 25, 2014
The National Eye Institute has granted researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai a 5-year $1 million grant supporting discovery of new stem cell…
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Handheld keratometry readings comparable before, after anesthesia

November 25, 2014
Handheld keratometry measurements were as reliable in patients under anesthesia as in awake patients, regardless of positioning, according to a study. However, readings…
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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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