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Blue light–filtering IOLs effective as protection for AMD patients, study shows

October 1, 2014

Patients with dry age-related macular degeneration may benefit from blue-light filtering intraocular lenses after cataract surgery, according to a study recently published in the European Journal of Ophthalmology.

Pipis and colleagues retrospectively analyzed data that had been collected from patients with AMD from the department of ophthalmology at Klinikum Karlsruhe. 

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Suprachoroidal micro-shunt safely, effectively lowers IOP

September 26, 2014
LONDON – A study of patients implanted with the CyPass suprachoroidal micro-shunt showed the device safely and effectively lowered IOP, according to Magda Rau
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Bilateral toric IOL improved spectacle independence vs. bilateral control implantation

September 25, 2014
Bilateral toric IOL implantation led to greater spectacle independence for distance vision compared with bilateral control IOL implantation in patients with cataract and…
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Safety drives surgeon to perform femto cataract on all patients

September 24, 2014
LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, Mark Cherny, MD, discusses his belief that femtosecond laser-assisted cataract…
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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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Suprachoroidal micro-shunt safely, effectively lowers IOP

September 26, 2014
LONDON – A study of patients implanted with the CyPass suprachoroidal micro-shunt showed the device safely and…
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Blue light–filtering IOLs effective as protection for AMD patients, study shows

October 1, 2014
Patients with dry age-related macular degeneration may benefit from blue-light filtering intraocular lenses after cataract surgery, according to a…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

Suprachoroidal micro-shunt safely, effectively lowers IOP

September 26, 2014
LONDON – A study of patients implanted with the CyPass suprachoroidal micro-shunt showed the device safely and effectively lowered IOP…
In the Journals

Bilateral toric IOL improved spectacle independence vs. bilateral control implantation

September 25, 2014
Bilateral toric IOL implantation led to greater spectacle independence for distance vision compared with bilateral control IOL implantation in…
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Safety drives surgeon to perform femto cataract on all patients

September 24, 2014
LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, Mark Cherny, MD, discusses his belief that femtosecond…
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Femtosecond laser superior in creating capsulorrhexis

September 22, 2014
LONDON – One of the original users of femtosecond laser for cataract surgery, Zoltan Nagy, MD, says that femtosecond laser is superior in…
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Early results show new IOL gives good visual acuity at all distances

September 19, 2014
LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting in London, Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, reveals good visual results for…
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Vitamin E, selenium have scant effect on cataract in men

September 18, 2014
Daily selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation is unlikely to have a significant impact on the onset and progression of age-related cataract in men…
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ESCRS president targets education as focus of term

September 16, 2014
LONDON — European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons President Roberto Bellucci, MD, welcomed colleagues from around the world, telling them…
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Lentis LaserLens could improve predictability, precision in femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

September 15, 2014
LONDON — A new IOL for femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery provided higher predictability, refractive precision and stability…
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Resident complication rates similar for femtosecond-assisted, manual cataract surgery

September 15, 2014
LONDON — The incorporation of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract extraction techniques into resident training does not negatively impact…
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