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Survey effective in identifying factors associated with corneal inflammatory events

November 21, 2014

DENVER – A survey that assesses contact lens care and use was able to identify routine behaviors and environmental exposures that led to corneal inflammatory events, according to a presenter here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

Kathyrn Richdale, OD, PhD, FAAO, conducted a multicenter, prospective, single-visit, case control study with colleagues as part of the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) study.

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HHS, NIH propose changes to make more clinical trial data available

November 19, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health are releasing two proposals for public comment designed to increase the transparency of…
Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD Meeting News Coverage

Speakers share latest research on cannabinoids

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Three presenters here at the American Academy of Optometry plenary session discussed the dangers of recreational use of cannabinoids and the potential…
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Experienced ODs prescribe more branded products

November 15, 2014
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, discusses two posters he presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting on the prescribing habits of optometrists and ophthalmologists.
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Improve practice by making dry eye patients feel well

November 8, 2014
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Darrell E. White, MD, discusses how treating the dry eye…
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Survey effective in identifying factors associated with corneal inflammatory events

November 21, 2014
DENVER – A survey that assesses contact lens care and use was able to identify routine behaviors and environmental exposures that led to…
Industry News

HHS, NIH propose changes to make more clinical trial data available

November 19, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institutes of Health are releasing two proposals for public comment designed to increase…
Prakash Nagarkatti, PhD Meeting News Coverage

Speakers share latest research on cannabinoids

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Three presenters here at the American Academy of Optometry plenary session discussed the dangers of recreational use of cannabinoids…
thumbnail for video 3893060986001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

Experienced ODs prescribe more branded products

November 15, 2014
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, discusses two posters he presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting on the prescribing habits of optometrists…
Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, FAAO Meeting News Coverage

Clinical trials to begin on extended depth of focus contacts

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, FAAO, announced here at an American Academy of Optometry-sponsored press conference that the Brien Holden…
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Questions remain regarding continuous IOP monitoring

November 12, 2014
DENVER – A number of technologies to continuously measure intraocular pressure are being developed. Here at the Optometric Glaucoma Society…

‘Big Data’ analyses successfully reveal important patient insights

November 12, 2014
Researchers have successfully analyzed “Big Data,” in this case, enormous amounts of details from electronic health records, to gain…
In the Journals

Study: Personality characteristics associated with patient satisfaction

November 10, 2014
Patients who received a multifocal intraocular lens implant were more likely to express postoperative satisfaction depending on their personality…
James L. Madara, MD Association News

AMA calls on CMS, policymakers to streamline federal programs

November 8, 2014
The American Medical Association announced it has issued a letter to CMS expressing concern over the effect of Medicare incentive programs on…
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Improve practice by making dry eye patients feel well

November 8, 2014
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Darrell E. White, MD, discusses how treating the dry eye patient will help garner word of…
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