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OCT use improves accuracy of glaucoma diagnoses, researchers find

October 20, 2014

In the majority of cases, a visual field test and optic disc evaluation was sufficient in diagnosing glaucoma, according to a study to be published in Optometry & Vision Science.

Bae and colleagues also found that optical coherence tomography was effective in identifying glaucoma missed by optic disc examination and visual field tests.

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Sen. Rand Paul: ACA limits free marketplace in health care

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The free market, not government, should drive the pricing and delivery of health care, Sen. Rand Paul, MD, said  at the American Academy of…
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LUMINOUS study interim results show VA preserved with ranibizumab

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — One- and 2-year follow-up data indicate expected preservation of visual acuity with relatively few injections of ranibizumab in patients with neovascular…
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Endophthalmitis prophylaxis controversial in US, not Europe

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — Intracameral antibiotics may be the future for endophthalmitis prophylaxis, but further research is needed, a speaker said here.“It is…
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Aflibercept may minimize treatment burden in patients with CRVO

October 20, 2014
CHICAGO — The cystoid macular edema-free interval in patients with non-ischemic central retinal vein occlusion…
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The mesozeaxanthin debate

September 30, 2014
Since I’m just back from 4 long days in Las Vegas at Vision Expo West, I thought it would be appropriate to…
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest…
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