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Alcon introduces peroxide solution

June 30, 2015

SEATTLE – Alcon announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus hydrogen peroxide cleaning and disinfecting solution, here at Optometry’s Meeting.

The new solution contains HydraGlyde, the moisture matrix found in Opti-Free PureMoist solution, Rick Weisbarth, OD, FAAO, Alcon vice president of professional affairs, said at a company-sponsored press conference.

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Researchers to study vision care barriers in children with autism

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – To gain a better understanding of vision care obstacles for the caretakers of children with autism, researchers have designed a study, according to a…
Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs In the Journals

Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs

June 26, 2015
The use of simulation training is gaining popularity in the absence of real-world opportunities to practice necessary emergency procedures in most pediatric emergency…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Closely monitor children for steroid-induced glaucoma

June 23, 2015
Researchers recommended that eye care providers reconsider topical steroids for children as a primary treatment option or monitor them closely, in a study recently…
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VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort

VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort

June 18, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Reid Turner, MD, presented results from a study at the Storm Eye Institute that…
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VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab

VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab

June 20, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Andrew Reynolds, MD, presented study outcomes from retinopathy of prematurity patients…
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VIDEO: Iris claw AC IOL may be preferred over angle-supported IOLs in pediatric cataract cases

VIDEO: Iris claw AC IOL may be preferred over angle-supported IOLs in pediatric cataract cases

May 29, 2015
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting here, Reid Turner, MD, discusses a study examining the safety of…
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Meeting News Coverage

Alcon introduces peroxide solution

June 30, 2015
SEATTLE – Alcon announced the U.S. launch of Clear Care Plus hydrogen peroxide cleaning and disinfecting solution, here at Optometry’s…
Meeting News Coverage

Researchers to study vision care barriers in children with autism

June 26, 2015
SEATTLE – To gain a better understanding of vision care obstacles for the caretakers of children with autism, researchers have designed a…
Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs In the Journals

Simulation training on the rise in pediatric emergency fellowship programs

June 26, 2015
The use of simulation training is gaining popularity in the absence of real-world opportunities to practice necessary emergency procedures in most…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Closely monitor children for steroid-induced glaucoma

June 23, 2015
Researchers recommended that eye care providers reconsider topical steroids for children as a primary treatment option or monitor them closely, in a…
VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Refractive and neurodevelopmental outcomes in ROP patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab

June 20, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Andrew Reynolds, MD, presented study outcomes from retinopathy of prematurity patients who were treated with either…
VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Long-term outcomes of ACIOL placement in a pediatric cohort

June 18, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Reid Turner, MD, presented results from a study at the Storm Eye Institute that investigated long-term outcomes of…

AOA sponsors IOM study on promoting eye health

June 17, 2015
The American Optometric Association is sponsoring a year-long consensus study by the Institute of Medicine on visual impairment and eye health.The…
What's Your Diagnosis?

Young boy fails school vision screening

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2015
Kyle D. Dohm, OD, FAAO
A 7-year-old boy presented to the clinic with his father for an eye examination due to failing a school vision screening. The child was shy but…

Comprehensive exams for all children not possible

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2015
To the Editor:I just read the article “Experts advocate vision screening guidelines for preschool children” in the March 2015 edition of Primary
In the Journals

Data support consensus that dyslexia is not primarily a vision problem

June 12, 2015
The majority of children with dyslexia achieved normal results for all ophthalmic tests — supporting the consensus that dyslexia is not…
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