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Dry eye symptoms correlated with non-ocular conditions

April 28, 2015

Symptoms of dry eye are more strongly associated with non-ocular pain, posttraumatic stress disorder and depression than tear film parameters, according to a study recently published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Galor and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study with 136 participants to assess dry eye symptom relationships.

Scotland publishes glaucoma care guidelines

April 10, 2015
The Scottish InterCollegiate Guidance Network has developed a set of guidelines to standardize glaucoma care in the country.Published last month, the guidelines provide…
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First diabetic retinal screening device receives FDA clearance

April 8, 2015
The FDA granted clearance to Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, a retinal screening software for primary care, according to a press release.As a telemedicine platform…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa…
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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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VIDEO: Microincisional glaucoma surgery plays role in cataract surgery

March 11, 2015
ATLANTA – “Microincisional glaucoma surgery has shown significant promise to lower IOP in patients who need…
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Dry eye symptoms correlated with non-ocular conditions

April 28, 2015
Symptoms of dry eye are more strongly associated with non-ocular pain, posttraumatic stress disorder and depression than tear film parameters…

Scotland publishes glaucoma care guidelines

April 10, 2015
The Scottish InterCollegiate Guidance Network has developed a set of guidelines to standardize glaucoma care in the country.Published last month, the…
FDA News

First diabetic retinal screening device receives FDA clearance

April 8, 2015
The FDA granted clearance to Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, a retinal screening software for primary care, according to a press release.As a…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine…
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Suspicious lesion with rhomboid flap closure is excised

Primary Care Optometry News, March 2015
Alexandra Bavasi, BS; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
An 88-year-old white male presented for his comprehensive annual eye exam with concerns of hazy vision, watery eyes and a few “pimples” on the right…
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VIDEO: PCON sponsors SECO talk on diabetes

March 13, 2015
ATLANTA – A. Paul Chous, OD, whose practice emphasizes diabetes eye care and education, updated attendees here at SECO on the epidemiological…
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VIDEO: Microincisional glaucoma surgery plays role in cataract surgery

March 11, 2015
ATLANTA – “Microincisional glaucoma surgery has shown significant promise to lower IOP in patients who need cataract surgery and also…
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Patient history, careful retinal assessment key for flashes of light

March 11, 2015
ATLANTA – A multitude of conditions can cause a patient to experience flashes of light, Jill Autry, OD, RPh, said, and optometrists must take a…
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CDC predicts diabetes incidence of 40%

March 9, 2015
ATLANTA – “In 2014 the CDC said that within our lifetimes, 40% of us in the U.S. will develop diabetes at some point,” A. Paul…
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VIDEO: 'Dropless' cataract surgery eliminates need for patient compliance

March 9, 2015
ATLANTA – During a special session on advances in cataract surgery here at SECO, Bret Fisher, MD, discussed…
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