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No association between objective, subjective parameters for dry eye assessment

February 26, 2015

No association was found between clinical signs and a patient's symptoms when evaluating for dry eye syndrome, researchers reported in Investigational Ophthalmology and Visual Science.

Schmidl and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study in which they assessed 52 patients with dry eye syndrome.

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Turkish study investigates effects of heavy smoking on corneal biomechanics

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — A study comparing corneal biomechanics of heavy smokers and nonsmokers in Turkey found no significant difference, but there was a tendency for increased…
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VIDEO: Keratoconus specialist gives pearls on how to obtain the best results with cross-linking for keratoconus

February 23, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, gives pearls on how to make the most of crosslinking, as a standalone procedure or in combination…

BLOG: Evaluate all patients with keratoconus for cross-linking

February 20, 2015
In the Feb. 10 issue of Ocular Surgery News, the cover story features contact lens-assisted collagen cross-linking for keratoconus. This modification to a…
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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: Tips for identifying and treating conjunctival chalasis

January 23, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Thomas “TJ” John, MD, shares his experience and tips for identifying and…
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No association between objective, subjective parameters for dry eye assessment

February 26, 2015
No association was found between clinical signs and a patient's symptoms when evaluating for dry eye syndrome, researchers reported in…
Meeting News Coverage

Turkish study investigates effects of heavy smoking on corneal biomechanics

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — A study comparing corneal biomechanics of heavy smokers and nonsmokers in Turkey found no significant difference, but there was a tendency…
thumbnail for video 4076090804001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Keratoconus specialist gives pearls on how to obtain the best results with cross-linking for keratoconus

February 23, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, gives pearls on how to make the most of crosslinking, as a standalone…

BLOG: Evaluate all patients with keratoconus for cross-linking

February 20, 2015
In the Feb. 10 issue of Ocular Surgery News, the cover story features contact lens-assisted collagen cross-linking for keratoconus. This…

Newer techniques, instruments aid lamellar keratoplasty procedures

February 19, 2015
This issue’s installment marks Thomas “TJ” John, MD’s, 100th column as editor of Surgical Maneuvers for Ocular Surgery News. These instructive…
In the Journals

Contact lens hygiene linked to case contamination

February 17, 2015
Specific types of contact lens hygiene methods were associated with a decrease in contact lens case contamination, according to a study recently…
In the Journals

Autologous serum eye drops safe, effective for dry eye

February 10, 2015
Researchers determined that 50% autologous serum eye drops were both effective and safe as a long-term treatment option for dry eye disease in a…

New protocols for corneal cross-linking promisingly address limitations, complications

February 9, 2015
Today, so-called conventional corneal collagen cross-linking has become the gold standard to halt the course of progressive keratoconus. In this…

Minimum effective dose: A prescription for success

February 7, 2015
When I ask my patients, “What do you do?” they invariably answer by telling me what their job is. This is pretty much standard fare everywhere in the…
In the Journals

Corneal cross-linking does not affect scleral lens tolerance

February 6, 2015
Corneal cross-linking was not found to be associated with tolerance of scleral lenses in patients who wore the lenses before and after the procedure…
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