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Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015

The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and retina specialists, according to a study

The prospective cohort study compared nine ROP experts’ interpretations of 16 color fundus photographs vs. 16 color fundus photographs paired with corresponding fluorescein angiography (FA) images to determine diagnoses and management plans.

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FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 27, 2015
The FDA today announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products.According to an FDA blog post by…
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BLOG: Stay professional on social media

August 27, 2015
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, says that you only have one chance to make a first impression – even on social media.He recommends keeping things professional, especially in…
In the Journals

Overall global health improving, years lived with disability rising

August 27, 2015
Around the world, the average life expectancy increased by more than 6 years between 1990 and 2013; however, individuals are spending more years than ever living with…
Ken Beckman

Publication Exclusive: Which device do surgeons prefer for optical biometry?

August 27, 2015
CEDARS (Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Society) and ASPENS (American Society of Progressive Enterprising Surgeons) is a joint society of cornea…
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Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO

BLOG: The path forward for optometry

August 11, 2015
The profession of optometry is at a unique crossroad for its role in the health care system. Although much of this…
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Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we will…
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Ron Rosa

BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is…
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