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Speaker relates approach to dry eye therapy

September 27, 2016

According to Sumit Garg, MD, dry eye disease affects 29 million people in the U.S. and is the most common presenting symptom in the general ophthalmologist's practice. Speaking at Hawaiian Eye, Garg relates his approach to dry eye therapy.

Publication Exclusive: Intrastromal corneal ring segment helps correct high astigmatism after DALK

September 26, 2016
Corneal transplantation has progressed significantly from full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty to selective corneal transplantation in which only the diseased…
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Speaker: Every presbyope is a candidate for contact lenses

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Fifty percent of the U.S. population will be at least 50 years old by 2017, and a variety of contact lenses are available for treating their…
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Carefully evaluate ocular surface of contact lens, cataract surgery patients

September 22, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens dropout rates have not changed despite improved lens technology, Paul M. Karpecki, OD, said, and it is due to computer and smart phone…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & Dysfunctions: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numer-ous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: Intraoperative OCT lends advantage in corneal procedures

September 11, 2016
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VIDEO: Isolated Bowman's layer transplantation used to treat advanced keratoconus

September 22, 2016
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Speaker relates approach to dry eye therapy

September 27, 2016
According to Sumit Garg, MD, dry eye disease affects 29 million people in the U.S. and is the most common presenting symptom in the general…

Publication Exclusive: Intrastromal corneal ring segment helps correct high astigmatism after DALK

September 26, 2016
Corneal transplantation has progressed significantly from full-thickness penetrating keratoplasty to selective corneal transplantation in which only…

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Every presbyope is a candidate for contact lenses

September 23, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Fifty percent of the U.S. population will be at least 50 years old by 2017, and a variety of contact lenses are available for…

Meeting News Coverage

Carefully evaluate ocular surface of contact lens, cataract surgery patients

September 22, 2016
LAS VEGAS – Contact lens dropout rates have not changed despite improved lens technology, Paul M. Karpecki, OD, said, and it is due to…

In the Journals

SMILE has fewer adverse effects on corneal parameters than femtosecond LASIK

September 22, 2016
Small-incision lenticule extraction yielded higher corneal sensitivity, better tear breakup time and less dry eye than femtosecond LASIK, according…

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VIDEO: Isolated Bowman's layer transplantation used to treat advanced keratoconus

September 22, 2016
COPENHAGEN – At the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery DMEK meeting preceding the European Society of Cataract and Refractive…

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Kamra small aperture inlay used in broad spectrum of patients

September 21, 2016
COPENHAGEN — The Kamra inlay treats a broad spectrum of patients and is effective in both natural and post-laser vision correction presbyopes…

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VIDEO: Prevalence of blepharitis high in OD practice

September 20, 2016
LAS VEGAS – “If blepharitis isn’t something you’re looking for, you really need to,” Scott Schachter, OD, said. Of…

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BLOG: Omega-3 part 3 — How to prescribe fish oil

September 20, 2016
I know, I hurt your feelings when I told you that you weren’t doing the whole omega-3 fatty acid thing with fish oil correctly. Please accept…

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Single-dose vectored thermal pulsation may treat meibomian gland dysfunction

September 19, 2016
A single vectored thermal pulsation treatment may offer 12 months of reduction in dry eye symptoms for patients with meibomian gland dysfunction…

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