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SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014

Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.

Xu and colleagues evaluated the safety, efficacy, stability and predictability of the SMILE method in their study.

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VIDEO: Vitreoretinal surgery update for the anterior segment surgeon

December 19, 2014
NEW YORK — John W. Kitchens, MD, discusses misconceptions people have about retina surgery at OSN New York.
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Conventional, accelerated cross-linking yield similar outcomes

December 18, 2014
Conventional and accelerated corneal cross-linking had comparable anatomic and visual outcomes in treating keratoconus, according to study findings.The prospective…
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VIDEO: Macular therapeutics update

December 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses recent advances in retina technology, as well as future developments, in his presentation from OSN New York.

AOA solicits nominations for National Optometry Hall of Fame

December 18, 2014
The American Optometric Association is now accepting submissions for the 2015 National Optometry Hall of Fame.Optometry Cares, which administers the
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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: Controversies in pterygium surgery

December 17, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, William B. Trattler, MD, dispels misconceptions about pterygium surgery.
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