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FDA clears creation of intracorneal pockets with iFS

January 26, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the creation of intracorneal pockets using the iFS advanced femtosecond laser system, according to a press release from Abbott.

The software upgrade will allow surgeons to create a corneal channel for the placement or insertion of a corneal inlay device. Corneal inlays are used for presbyopia correction and are approaching use in the U.S. market, the release said.

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PDT should be considered for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — Retina specialists should consider photodynamic therapy as an adjunctive treatment for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy, according to a study…

VisiVite plans launch of macular health supplement

January 26, 2015
VisiVite will release ProVision, a macular health formula based on the AREDS 2 study, this spring, according to a press release from the company.ProVision will include…
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VIDEO: Surgeon updates Jetrea clinical safety

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Peter Kaiser, MD, discusses the safety coniderations for patients undergoing ocriplasmin (Jetrea, Thrombogenics) for…
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Majority of PCPs assigned high value to medical imaging

January 26, 2015
The majority of primary care physicians considered access to medical imaging to be essential to patient care, indicating that it aided in establishing earlier and more…
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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 for cataract surgery in patients with prior refractive surgery

January 24, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, shares his tips for getting a desired refractive…
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