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Conventional, accelerated cross-linking yield similar outcomes

December 18, 2014

Conventional and accelerated corneal cross-linking had comparable anatomic and visual outcomes in treating keratoconus, according to study findings.

The prospective, randomized clinical trial included 153 eyes of 153 patients with progressive keratoconus; 76 eyes underwent conventional cross-linking (CXL) and 77 eyes underwent accelerated cross-linking. Mean patient age was 22.3 years in the conventional CXL group and 22.6 years in the accelerated CXL group.

In the Journals

SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014
Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.Xu and…
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VIDEO: Macular therapeutics update

December 18, 2014
NEW YORK — Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses recent advances in retina technology, as well as future developments, in his presentation from OSN New York.

AOA solicits nominations for National Optometry Hall of Fame

December 18, 2014
The American Optometric Association is now accepting submissions for the 2015 National Optometry Hall of Fame.Optometry Cares, which administers the
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New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and…
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Dining in Denmark

November 6, 2014
I just returned from speaking at the Danish Contact Lens Conference in Aarhus, Denmark, last week. Despite the long…
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VIDEO: Controversies in pterygium surgery

December 17, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, William B. Trattler, MD, dispels misconceptions about pterygium surgery.
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