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Five most-viewed cataract-related videos from ASCRS, OIS

June 18, 2016

June is #CataractAwarenessMonth. The most trending articles on Healio.com/OSN from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting and the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit were video perspectives from key opinion leaders who shared their perspectives on hot topics in cataract surgery.

In the Journals

Several risk factors may increase cataract surgery rates in postmenopausal women

June 17, 2016
Smoking, diabetes and obesity may increase the risk of cataract surgery in postmenopausal women, according to a study. The UK Million Women Study included 1,312,051…
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VIDEO: Surgeon rescues eyes from devastating consequences of angle-supported IOLs

June 15, 2016
This video shows the case of a 34-year-old woman who, 12 years after implantation of angle-supported phakic IOLs developed cataract, iris atrophy, pupil deformation and…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Consider glaucoma severity, cataract opacity when interpreting visual field results

June 14, 2016
Existing cataract opacity and type of opacity may affect the visual field index, said Hye Jin Chung, MD, and colleagues; they recommend optometrists consider both…
In the Journals

Study shows nearly 10 million highly myopic adults in US

June 27, 2016
Researchers determined a population burden of approximately 9.6 million adults with high myopia, 817,829 adults with…
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Optometry pioneer Alden N. Haffner, OD, dies at 87

June 23, 2016
Alden N. Haffner, OD, PhD, FAAO , passed away at the age of 87 on June 22, according to an announcement from the…
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In the Journals

AAO revises screening guidelines for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

June 23, 2016
The American Academy of Ophthalmology revised its recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine…
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Five most-viewed cataract-related videos from ASCRS, OIS

June 18, 2016
June is #CataractAwarenessMonth. The most trending articles on Healio.com/OSN from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting…

In the Journals

Several risk factors may increase cataract surgery rates in postmenopausal women

June 17, 2016
Smoking, diabetes and obesity may increase the risk of cataract surgery in postmenopausal women, according to a study. The UK Million Women Study…

From OSN EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon rescues eyes from devastating consequences of angle-supported IOLs

June 15, 2016
This video shows the case of a 34-year-old woman who, 12 years after implantation of angle-supported phakic IOLs developed cataract, iris atrophy…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Consider glaucoma severity, cataract opacity when interpreting visual field results

June 14, 2016
Existing cataract opacity and type of opacity may affect the visual field index, said Hye Jin Chung, MD, and colleagues; they recommend optometrists…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon shares pearls for intraoperative aberrometry

June 10, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, shares pearls for the use of intraoperative aberrometry as a valuale tool for improving patient…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Surgeon discusses future of IOL calculations with Ladas Super Formula, Super Surface

June 9, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Uday Devgan, MD, talks about the advantages of the Ladas' Super Formula, Super Surface for IOL calculations.

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VIDEO: Study shows Omidria reduces need for pupillary expansion devices in cataract surgery

June 8, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Denise Visco, MD, discusses a retrospective study showing that use…

Former AOA President, OGS advocate, Vic Connors passes

June 7, 2016
Former American Optometric Association president and board of trustees’ member Victor J. Connors, OD, passed away on Monday. He was a native of…

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VIDEO: Optimizing outcomes utilizing FLACS in patients with accommodating IOLs

June 7, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Y. Ralph Chu, MD, discusses the advantages of using femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery in patients with accomodating IOLs.

Publication Exclusive: Cataract surgeons seek ‘perfect’ capsulotomy

June 6, 2016
The capsulotomy is a two-way street, allowing extraction of a cataract or clear lens in a refractive lens exchange in one direction and allowing…

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