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Early results show new IOL gives good visual acuity at all distances

September 19, 2014

LONDON – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting in London, Gerd U. Auffarth, MD, reveals good visual results for patients implanted with the Symfony IOL from Abbott Medical Optics.

According to Auffarth, the IOL enhances contrast sensitivity through achromatic technology, providing clearer vision for patients.

NIH director: Emerging biomedical research ‘breathtaking’

September 19, 2014
NIH director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, spoke to the audience at TEDMED 2014 about the advances in biomedical research on the horizon.“I have this amazing…
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Schmidt presents novel anterior segment therapies

September 19, 2014
Eric Schmidt, OD, discusses the use of autologous serum, meibomian gland probes and corneal cross-linking.Disclosure: Schmidt has no relevant financial disclosures.
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Speaker: UPPs facilitate development of newer technologies

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – A speaker here at the Global Contact Lens Forum said the implementation of unilateral pricing policies in the contact lens industry is “one of…
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More patients can benefit from customized contacts, speaker says

September 19, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Robert Davis, OD, told attendees here at the Global Contact Lens Forum that those patients who see…
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Adequate zinc levels are important to overall health

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There has been some recent controversy about supplementing with zinc and age-related macular degeneration. The original…
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Schmidt presents novel anterior segment therapies

September 19, 2014
Eric Schmidt, OD, discusses the use of autologous serum, meibomian gland probes and corneal cross-linking.Disclosure…
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