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Publication Exclusive: What should we call this problem?

August 1, 2015

It is summer, and my thoughts once again turn to the basics.

On my professional journey, I come in contact with all kinds of impressive, intelligent folks from all walks of our shared eye care world. We are truly blessed to practice in a specialty that attracts this kind of person on both the professional side as well as the industry side. One only needs to look at how hard our friends at pharma and medical device companies work to stay in our field after all of the various and sundry mergers and acquisitions to know that eye care is somehow different, in a good way, from much of the rest of medicine.

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Novel cornea transplant technique approved for first-in-man trial in India

July 28, 2015
A novel transplant technique that delivers tissue to scarred cornea via synthetic biodegradable membrane has been approved for a first-in-man safety trial by the Indian…
In the Journals

Corticosteroids may alleviate low-humidity effects in dry eye patients

July 28, 2015
The use of corticosteroid eye drop therapy may lessen the acute adverse effects of low-humidity environment stress for dry eye disease patients, according to a study.The…
In the Journals

SMILE procedure results in lower rate of dry eye than LASIK

July 27, 2015
Patients who underwent small incision lenticule extraction had a lower incidence of post-refractive surgery dry eye disease when compared with patients who underwent…
Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Incorporating point-of-care testing into the ophthalmology practice

VIDEO: Incorporating point-of-care testing into the ophthalmology practice

July 23, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Charlene M. Grice, MD, discusses the benefits of point-of-care testing in the…
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Publication Exclusive: Surgeon — Give up the surgical limbus and use clear cornea instead

July 27, 2015
Femtosecond laser entry into the cataract surgery arena had a positive influence on the key steps of cataract surgery…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

July 25, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, ophthalmologists gathered to debate and discuss hot topics in the management of cornea…
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Publication Exclusive: What should we call this problem?

August 1, 2015
It is summer, and my thoughts once again turn to the basics.On my professional journey, I come in contact with all kinds of impressive, intelligent…
Business News

Novel cornea transplant technique approved for first-in-man trial in India

July 28, 2015
A novel transplant technique that delivers tissue to scarred cornea via synthetic biodegradable membrane has been approved for a first-in-man safety…
In the Journals

Corticosteroids may alleviate low-humidity effects in dry eye patients

July 28, 2015
The use of corticosteroid eye drop therapy may lessen the acute adverse effects of low-humidity environment stress for dry eye disease patients…
In the Journals

SMILE procedure results in lower rate of dry eye than LASIK

July 27, 2015
Patients who underwent small incision lenticule extraction had a lower incidence of post-refractive surgery dry eye disease when compared with…

Publication Exclusive: Surgeon — Give up the surgical limbus and use clear cornea instead

July 27, 2015
Femtosecond laser entry into the cataract surgery arena had a positive influence on the key steps of cataract surgery, namely anterior capsulotomy…
VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

July 25, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, ophthalmologists gathered to debate and discuss hot topics in the management of cornea. Terry Kim, MD, and David T…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Equivalent IOP lowering found when travoprost is preserved with polyquaternium or benzalkonium chloride

July 24, 2015
Researchers found no significant differences between the intraocular pressure-lowering efficacy of polyquaternium-1-preserved travoprost and…
VIDEO: Incorporating point-of-care testing into the ophthalmology practice Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Incorporating point-of-care testing into the ophthalmology practice

July 23, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Charlene M. Grice, MD, discusses the benefits of point-of-care testing in the management of ocular surface disease.
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Low baseline corneal hysteresis associated with reduced IOP after cataract surgery

July 22, 2015
Patients without glaucoma who underwent cataract surgery with a low baseline corneal hysteresis had decreased postoperative intraocular pressure…
In the Journals

Contact lens comfort, dryness affected by time worn

July 15, 2015
Researchers found that the length of time wearing contact lenses and not the time of day the lenses are worn affect comfort and dryness, according to…
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