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Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014

Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published in Optometry & Vision Science.

Hong and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional, observational study with 80 participants to map corneal epithelial thickness.

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DALK improves vision in eyes with Acanthamoeba keratitis scarring

October 21, 2014
CHICAGO – Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty showed promise in restoring vision in eyes with significant corneal scarring from Acanthamoeba keratitis, a speaker…
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DMEK yields fast visual recovery for endothelial dysfunction

October 21, 2014
CHICAGO — Six-year midterm results showed Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty for the treatment of endothelial dysfunction provides fast and…
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Povidone-iodine, amphotericin B reduce postop infections in patients with Boston K-Pro

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — Prophylactic follow-up treatment with additional povidone-iodine and amphotericin B after Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation significantly…
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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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Ophthalmology, technology intersect at OIS

October 18, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Monty Montoya, president and CEO of SightLife, discusses…
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Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014
Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published…
Meeting News Coverage

DALK improves vision in eyes with Acanthamoeba keratitis scarring

October 21, 2014
CHICAGO – Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty showed promise in restoring vision in eyes with significant corneal scarring from…
figure Meeting News Coverage

DMEK yields fast visual recovery for endothelial dysfunction

October 21, 2014
CHICAGO — Six-year midterm results showed Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty for the treatment of endothelial dysfunction…
figure Meeting News Coverage

Povidone-iodine, amphotericin B reduce postop infections in patients with Boston K-Pro

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — Prophylactic follow-up treatment with additional povidone-iodine and amphotericin B after Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation…
figure Meeting News Coverage Video

Ophthalmology, technology intersect at OIS

October 18, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Monty Montoya, president and CEO of SightLife, discusses how the intersection of…
Meeting News Coverage

Cross-linking undergoing intense study in U.S.

October 17, 2014
CHICAGO — Corneal collagen cross-linking, although not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is undergoing rigorous study on…

UV vs. blue light: Which is more dangerous?

October 16, 2014
We concluded the last blog with a question: Which type of light do you feel is more dangerous to your patients, UV light or visible light including…
In the Journals

Hypotonic eye drops improved tear film stability, ocular surface integrity

October 15, 2014
Application of hypotonic 0.18% sodium hyaluronate eye drops improved tear film stability and ocular surface integrity in patients with dry eye…
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Corneal collagen cross-linking yields long-term stability with post-LASIK ectasia

October 14, 2014
In cases with corneal ectasia after LASIK, corneal collagen cross-linking produced long-term stability with no significant side effects, according to…
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DMEK graft rejection rate low with postoperative corticosteroids

October 13, 2014
Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty yielded a low graft rejection rate at 1 year with high- and low-dose postoperative topical…
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