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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 benefits of medicinal use.

The session was partially sponsored by Primary Care Optometry News.

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Study results suggest vitamin D may protect ocular surface

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Cell-based research indicates that vitamin D may protect the ocular surface against infection and inflammation, according to a presenter here at an…
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Study shows patients experiencing inflammatory events tend to sleep in lenses

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Research presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting identified specific behaviors that were risk factors for inflammatory events in…
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Bifocal contacts effective for myopia control, study finds

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Acuvue distance center bifocal soft contact lenses were effective in controlling myopia progression, according to a study presented here at the American Academy…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Hom shares resources available for generic drugs

September 20, 2014
Milton Hom, OD, says the FDA has an online resource on generics and also discusses how older agents are now effective…
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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…
Meeting News Coverage

Study results suggest vitamin D may protect ocular surface

November 18, 2014
DENVER – Cell-based research indicates that vitamin D may protect the ocular surface against infection and inflammation, according to a…
Meeting News Coverage

Study shows patients experiencing inflammatory events tend to sleep in lenses

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Research presented here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting identified specific behaviors that were risk factors for…
Meeting News Coverage

Bifocal contacts effective for myopia control, study finds

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Acuvue distance center bifocal soft contact lenses were effective in controlling myopia progression, according to a study presented here at…
Increased tear thinning rates in smokers may increase risk of dry eye Meeting News Coverage

Increased tear thinning rates in smokers may increase risk of dry eye

November 13, 2014
DENVER – Researchers have found that tears evaporated 62% faster in smokers when compared to nonsmokers, according to a study presented at an…
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Diurnal rhythms are likely driven by the eye

November 13, 2014
Michael Twa, OD, PhD, FAAO, said at the Optometric Glaucoma Society meeting that an understanding of how intraocular pressure varies throughout the…
In the Journals

Study links certain genes to certain ethnicities in myopia

November 11, 2014
Researchers reaffirmed the significance of myopia-related genes in a study recently published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual
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Collaboration, education vital to providing optimal eye care to minorities

November 7, 2014
Participants in a roundtable event recommended that eye care providers increase education and professional collaborative efforts to help ethnic…

Alcon supports Think About Your Eyes national awareness campaign

November 4, 2014
Alcon announced its support and partnership with the Think About Your Eyes campaign designed to educate the public on the benefits of vision health…

Third-world countries need all levels of eye care services

Primary Care Optometry News, November 2014
To the Editor:I read with interest the recent commentary by Douglas J. Villella, OD, regarding humanitarian optometry missions (“Humanitarian…
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