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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 Refractive Technology symposium, held here during the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

According to Black, the technology, which is already available in Canada, will potentially be available in the U.S. in the spring of 2015.

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 astigmatism, here at the…
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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 day will improve…

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 staff may encounter.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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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…
thumbnail for video 3889915130001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

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…

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…
Industry News

BLOG: Managing hypertension as an optometric physician

July 8, 2014
For many of us who began our optometric careers in the days before therapeutic drug laws, the idea of managing a medical problem without the…
PCON CEPublication Exclusive

Prompt diagnosis, treatment, referral essential for giant cell arteritis

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2014
Joseph Hallak, OD, PhD; Joseph Bacotti, MD; Veronica Khaimov, OD
A 73-year-old white female presented to the office on an emergency basis because she could not see out of her right eye upon waking that morning. Her…
Meeting News Coverage

Successful collaborations valuable for optometry, other specialties, patients

June 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA -- In a poster presented at Optometry's Meeting, Melissa Vitek, OD, and colleagues found that health care delivery, patient outcomes…
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