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Femtosecond laser used to correct naturally occurring astigmatism

September 14, 2014

LONDON – Femtosecond laser-assisted keratotomy can be used in patients with naturally occurring high astigmatism, Sonya H. Yoo, MD, said at the EuCornea Congress here.

“Over time, we have learned that femtosecond laser is a very powerful tool in terms of corneal surgery,” Yoo said. “We can perform lamellar or penetrating keratoplasties, place Intacs or ring segments … as well as create astigmatic incisions.”

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Clinical exam first step in dry eye diagnosis

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Multiple medical options available for dry eye

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Inflammation may link chronic ocular discomfort, mental health disorders

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Femtosecond laser used to correct naturally occurring astigmatism

September 14, 2014
LONDON – Femtosecond laser-assisted keratotomy can be used in patients with naturally occurring high astigmatism, Sonya H. Yoo, MD, said…
Meeting News Coverage

Clinical exam first step in dry eye diagnosis

September 13, 2014
LONDON — Innovative methods for diagnosing dry eye are emerging, but there is no ideal test, a speaker said here. The first step to diagnosis…
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Multiple medical options available for dry eye

September 13, 2014
LONDON — Clinical assessment is “critically important” in evaluating dry eye syndrome, according to a speaker here.“Most of…
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Inflammation may link chronic ocular discomfort, mental health disorders

September 13, 2014
LONDON — Inflammatory conditions may be a factor relating chronic ocular discomfort with mental health disorders, according to a speaker…
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Dermatological ointment used for refractive allergic eye disease

September 13, 2014
LONDON — Off-label use of skin ointment containing tacrolimus has achieved some success in alleviating signs and symptoms in patients with…
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Cyclosporine implants have scant effect on corneal neovascularization after PK

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