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Ferrucci: ODs play important role in diabetes for whole body health, not just vision

June 30, 2016

BOSTON – Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, discusses the systemic aspects of diabetes here at Optometry’s Meeting. Ferrucci is chief of optometry at the Sepulveda VA and a professor at the Southern California College of Optometry.

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VIDEO: Speaker encourages colleagues to address challenges to personal beliefs

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, George Spaeth, MD, shares wisdom about the process of believing what is taught and encourages colleagues to…

Shire’s protein replacement for use in ROP misses primary endpoint

June 30, 2016
SHP607 did not meet its primary endpoint of reducing severity of retinopathy of prematurity in a phase 2 clinical trial, Shire announced in a press release. Nor was the…
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Glaucoma patient shares thoughts on improving communication with physicians at EGS meeting

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — Thorough and understandable information, clear answers, listening, dialogue and respect are what patients need to effectively manage glaucoma together…
In the Journals

Study shows nearly 10 million highly myopic adults in US

June 27, 2016
Researchers determined a population burden of approximately 9.6 million adults with high myopia, 817,829 adults with…
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Optometry pioneer Alden N. Haffner, OD, dies at 87

June 23, 2016
Alden N. Haffner, OD, PhD, FAAO , passed away at the age of 87 on June 22, according to an announcement from the…
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AAO revises screening guidelines for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy

June 23, 2016
The American Academy of Ophthalmology revised its recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine…
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Ferrucci: ODs play important role in diabetes for whole body health, not just vision

June 30, 2016
BOSTON – Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO, discusses the systemic aspects of diabetes here at Optometry’s Meeting. Ferrucci is chief of…

From OSN EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Speaker encourages colleagues to address challenges to personal beliefs

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, George Spaeth, MD, shares wisdom about the process of believing what is taught and…

Shire’s protein replacement for use in ROP misses primary endpoint

June 30, 2016
SHP607 did not meet its primary endpoint of reducing severity of retinopathy of prematurity in a phase 2 clinical trial, Shire announced in a press…

Meeting News CoverageFrom OSN Europe

Glaucoma patient shares thoughts on improving communication with physicians at EGS meeting

June 30, 2016
PRAGUE — Thorough and understandable information, clear answers, listening, dialogue and respect are what patients need to effectively manage…

Meeting News CoverageFrom OSN Europe

EAGLE trial: Lens extraction superior to iridotomy in patients with angle-closure glaucoma

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — Lens extraction in angle-closure glaucoma is associated with better clinical outcomes and patient-reported outcomes than laser…

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses pros, cons of MIGS

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Norbert Pfeiffer, MD, talks about the pros and cons of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

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VIDEO: Speaker presents interim results of phase 4 clinical trial of Xen gel stent

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Ingeborg Stalmans, MD, PhD, shares positive 1-year interim data from the ongoing phase 4 clinical…

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Glaucoma drugs may be repurposed with sustained-release implants

June 29, 2016
PRAGUE — Sustained-release implants may offer the opportunity to repurpose glaucoma drugs, overcoming noncompliance issues, according to one…

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Ophthalmoscopy, optic disc photos essential in glaucoma evaluation, management

June 28, 2016
PRAGUE — Fundus photography remains essential in the diagnosis and follow-up of glaucoma. Imaging cannot capture all signs and should therefore…

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses effect of modern cataract surgery techniques on glaucoma patients

June 28, 2016
PRAGUE — At the European Glaucoma Society Congress, Carlo Enrico Traverso, MD, talks about the impact of modern cataract surgery techniques on the…

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