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Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy high among Puerto Ricans

November 20, 2014

Neisha Rodriguez, OD, MPH-G, reported in her poster at the American Academy of Optometry meeting that the majority of patients with diabetic retinopathy have the mild nonproliferative form.

These patients should be able to be treated to reduce vision loss, indicating the importance of annual exams and early detection.

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Digital devices contribute to ocular discomfort, ECPs report

November 20, 2014
DENVER – The use of digital devices causes visual glare and increases dryness and eye strain, according to a press release issued by Johnson & Johnson Vision…

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two additional…
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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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Surgeon gives pearls for dislocated IOLs

November 19, 2014
NEW YORK — At the OSN New York meeting here, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses pearls for properly diagnosing and…
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