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Precizon toric IOL improves vision, provides rotational stability

August 8, 2016

Implantation of a transitional toric monofocal IOL improved vision and offered rotational stability in eyes with cataract and corneal astigmatism, a study performed in Portugal found.

The prospective case series included 51 eyes of 39 patients with 1 D to 4.5 D of regular keratometric astigmatism who underwent phacoemulsification and received a Precizon toric model 565 IOL (Ophtec).

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VIDEO: Speaker gives update on Kamra inlay

August 8, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Kerry D. Solomon, MD, discusses AcuFocus' Kamra inlay as an effective solution for the treatment of presbyopia.
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VIDEO: Speaker recommends ocular surface optimization prior to refractive cataract surgery

August 7, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Neel R. Desai, MD, shares reasons why he believes surgeons should use ocular surface optimization on refractive patients prior to surgery.
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Study: Former contact lens wearers report high satisfaction with LASIK

August 5, 2016
Contact lens wearers who chose to have LASIK are more satisfied with their vision a year postoperatively and most satisfied after 2 to 3 years, according to a recent…
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Ocular inflammation not relieved by punctal plugs, researchers say

August 22, 2016
While insertion of punctal plugs had minimal effect on tear cytokines and matrix metalloproteinase levels, punctal plug…
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Dry eye signs, symptoms improve with re-esterified omega-3

August 19, 2016
Researchers confirmed the improvement in the signs and symptoms for dry eye after 12 weeks and support the…
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Optometry's Meeting 2016

Optometry's Meeting 2016

Contact Lens Health Week to support awareness for children, young adults

August 18, 2016
Bausch + Lomb plans to provide for students and eye care providers this upcoming school year by offering a portfolio of…
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In the JournalsFrom OSN Europe

Precizon toric IOL improves vision, provides rotational stability

August 8, 2016
Implantation of a transitional toric monofocal IOL improved vision and offered rotational stability in eyes with cataract and corneal astigmatism, a…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker gives update on Kamra inlay

August 8, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Kerry D. Solomon, MD, discusses AcuFocus' Kamra inlay as an effective solution for the treatment of presbyopia.

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker recommends ocular surface optimization prior to refractive cataract surgery

August 7, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Neel R. Desai, MD, shares reasons why he believes surgeons should use ocular surface optimization on refractive patients prior to…

In the Journals

Study: Former contact lens wearers report high satisfaction with LASIK

August 5, 2016
Contact lens wearers who chose to have LASIK are more satisfied with their vision a year postoperatively and most satisfied after 2 to 3 years…

In the Journals

Uncorrected vision strongest predictor of satisfaction 5 years post LASIK

August 4, 2016
Satisfaction in LASIK patients 5 years after surgery remained high, according to a study in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

In the JournalsFrom OSN APAO

Risks identified for early corneal haze after myopic PRK

August 3, 2016
Older age was found to be protective against early corneal haze development, while myopia and astigmatism were both associated with increased…

Publication Exclusive: Twenty years after LASIK and still seeing great

August 3, 2016
John Doane is a pioneer in refractive surgery who got into the field in its early days in the U.S., having done residency research with Dan Durrie…

Publication Exclusive — Office-based cataract surgery: Pros and cons of a controversial idea

August 1, 2016
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

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VIDEO: Speaker talks about toric alignment for astigmatism correction

July 30, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Mark Packer, MD, discusses the advantages of posterior chamber presbyopia-correcting IOL, which include improvement in visual acuity…

Remembering the pioneering work and life of George O. Waring III

July 29, 2016
George Oral Waring III, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, pioneering refractive surgeon and life enthusiast, died in January 2015 at the age of 73. His…

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