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SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014

Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.

Xu and colleagues evaluated the safety, efficacy, stability and predictability of the SMILE method in their study.

Australia optometry board adds referral to glaucoma guidelines

December 4, 2014
The Optometry Board of Australia announced that it “will modify its guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management to make sure there are clear referral pathways to…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker shares pearls on KAMRA corneal inlays

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Sondra Black, OD, shared her experience with the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlays as both eye care provider and patient at the Optometric Council on…
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Speaker: ReLex SMILE method for myopic astigmatism less invasive

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, said a new surgical procedure maintains the integrity of the cornea while correcting myopia with astigmatism, here at the…
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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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In the Journals

SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014
Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and

Australia optometry board adds referral to glaucoma guidelines

December 4, 2014
The Optometry Board of Australia announced that it “will modify its guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management to make sure there are clear…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker shares pearls on KAMRA corneal inlays

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Sondra Black, OD, shared her experience with the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlays as both eye care provider and patient at the Optometric…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: ReLex SMILE method for myopic astigmatism less invasive

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, said a new surgical procedure maintains the integrity of the cornea while correcting myopia with…
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Diurnal rhythms are likely driven by the eye

November 13, 2014
Michael Twa, OD, PhD, FAAO, said at the Optometric Glaucoma Society meeting that an understanding of how intraocular pressure varies throughout the…

AOA offers web page for resources on infectious diseases

October 31, 2014
The American Optometric Association has published a new web page with an overview on a variety of infectious diseases that optometrists and their…

Develop your own primary care report card

October 29, 2014
As optometrists continue to evolve as essential primary health care providers in their expanded role in health care reform, a number of us are…

Positive ongoing results in phase 1/2 trial in noninfectious uveitis

October 23, 2014
Seven out of eight patients with noninfectious uveitis receiving a suprachoroidal injection of triamcinolone acetonide achieved clinically meaningful…
In-office test for Sjögren’s syndrome involves OD in systemic care

In-office test for Sjögren’s syndrome involves OD in systemic care

Primary Care Optometry News, September 2014
Diagnosing Sjögren’s syndrome early provides the opportunity for physicians to address and possibly prevent associated…
In the Journals

Study: Low vision interventions can prevent depression

July 11, 2014
A study recently published in Ophthalmology found that combining low vision rehabilitation with mental health support halved the incidence of…
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