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ODs support Maryland digital device use law for public schools

February 24, 2017

The House Ways and Means Committee of the Maryland General Assembly will hear legislation Feb. 24 that directs the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to craft safety guidelines for the use of digital devices in Maryland public schools.

The legislation, HB866, “Primary and secondary education – Health and safety guidelines and procedures – Digital devices,” has 25 co-sponsors and broad bipartisan support, according to a press release from the advocacy group Screens and Kids. Delegate Steven Arentz (R-District 36) sponsored the legislation.

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ADA: Updated diabetic retinopathy position statement urges screening, glycemic control

February 24, 2017
Patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes should undergo regular, comprehensive screenings for diabetic retinopathy while also optimizing glycemic control and blood…
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Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Flanged IOL fixation, a new technique for transconjunctival intrascleral fixation of an IOL, is a minimally invasive procedure that…
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Temporary scleral buckling may offer several advantages for retinal detachment repair

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Temporary scleral buckling surgery for retinal detachments offers fewer complications than permanent scleral buckling, is less costly and…
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Three techniques useful for removal of intraocular foreign bodies

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The handshake technique, the shake magnet technique and the direct removal technique are three effective strategies to remove intraocular…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 3

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: Surgeon speaks about the advantages of CAPSULaser in cataract surgery

February 23, 2017
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VIDEO: Patient satisfaction can be increased by following 'checklist' before cataract surgery

February 5, 2017
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