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'Threshold to treat' calculator may be more useful in clinical settings

January 28, 2015

When considering the use of risk calculators to inform treatment options, researchers reported in the Journal of Glaucoma that a “threshold to treat” computation may be useful in patient care.

Jampel and colleagues stated that the calculation could provide information to help evaluate the risk a patient with elevated intraocular pressure has in developing visual field damage.

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VIDEO: Implementing femtosecond laser into hospital setting creates unique challenges

January 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD, discusses the experience of incorporating femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery into a hospital…
In the Journals

Survey: Some patients rate second-eye cataract surgery more painful than first

January 28, 2015
Cataract surgery in the second eye was perceived by some patients as being more painful and/or taking longer than surgery in the first eye, despite patients being more…

BLOG: Optometry in France

January 27, 2015
Bonjour! I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Paris.I’m not just bragging about a wonderful trip, because I did speak at the Congres…
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Iluvien receives marketing authorization in Finland, Luxembourg

January 27, 2015
The Finnish Medicines Agency in Finland and the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg have granted Iluvien marketing authorization for the treatment of vision impairment…
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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: Surgeon updates Jetrea clinical safety

January 26, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Peter Kaiser, MD, discusses the safety coniderations for patients undergoing…
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