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VIDEO: Retrieving and re-fixating a dropped lens

April 29, 2016

The video describes a personal method of rescuing and re-fixating an IOL that has dropped to the retina, using two quite unique surgical maneuvers.

In the Journals

Researchers says tacrolimus may be first-line treatment for patients with VKC

April 29, 2016
Low-dose topical tacrolimus 0.01% solution showed long-term, positive results as a steroid-sparing agent in the management of refractory vernal keratoconjunctivitis…

BLOG: Why do they call it Muro 128?

April 28, 2016
“Why do they call it Muro-128?” This one stumped me. As I’ve mentioned before, I write this column each month based on a question. Sometimes it’s…
In the JournalsFrom OSN Europe

Repeat DSAEK yields similar endothelial cell loss, visual outcomes to primary procedure

April 27, 2016
Repeat Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty produced endothelial cell loss rates and visual acuity results comparable to those of a primary…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with…
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Meeting News Coverage

Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility…
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VIDEO: Retrieving and re-fixating a dropped lens

April 29, 2016
The video describes a personal method of rescuing and re-fixating an IOL that has dropped to the retina, using two quite unique surgical…
In the Journals

Researchers says tacrolimus may be first-line treatment for patients with VKC

April 29, 2016
Low-dose topical tacrolimus 0.01% solution showed long-term, positive results as a steroid-sparing agent in the management of refractory vernal…

BLOG: Why do they call it Muro 128?

April 28, 2016
“Why do they call it Muro-128?” This one stumped me. As I’ve mentioned before, I write this column each month based on a question…
In the JournalsFrom OSN Europe

Repeat DSAEK yields similar endothelial cell loss, visual outcomes to primary procedure

April 27, 2016
Repeat Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty produced endothelial cell loss rates and visual acuity results comparable to…
In the Journals

Risk of dissociation with Retisert implant increases over time

April 26, 2016
The risk for Retisert implant dissociation increases the longer the implant is in the eye, according to a study.Follow-up data of 250 first implants…
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Publication Exclusive: Advances in regenerative medicine may alter treatment of corneal endothelial diseases

April 26, 2016
The last decade has seen significant advances in the field of corneal surgery. Various lamellar keratoplasty techniques have been refined, and…
Meeting News Coverage

Expert panel shares pearls on punctal occlusion

April 25, 2016
NEW YORK – A trio of clinicians recommended the use of punctal occlusion, with specific caveats depending on preoperative use and the type of…
Meeting News Coverage

Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and proactively explore the diagnosis…
Meeting News Coverage

Panel: Communication can improve compliance, contact lens dropout rate

April 21, 2016
NEW YORK – The dropout rate for contact lens wear is 20%, Scot Morris, OD, moderator of the Global Contact Lens Forum, said here at Vision…
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VIDEO: Boston keratoprosthesis in severe external disease

April 21, 2016
The Boston keratoprosthesis technique may be a good option in the surgical management of severe external disease. In this particular case with severe…
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