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LASIK maintains corneal integrity despite long-term regression in high myopes

November 25, 2014

Long-term analysis of LASIK outcomes in patients with high myopia and astigmatism showed corneal integrity was maintained even though myopia regressed, according to a study.

The retrospective study analyzed outcomes in 39 eyes with 6 D to 18 D of myopia and up to –5 D of astigmatism who underwent LASIK at least 15 years ago.

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Modified monovision yields better intermediate, distance visual acuity

November 24, 2014
Modified pseudophakic monovision resulted in better binocular intermediate and distance visual acuity than conventional monovision, according to a study. However…
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VIDEO: Pearls on dealing with refractive surprises

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — At the OSN New York meeting here, Larry Berstein, MD, discusses the best way to avoid refractive surprises and how to manage them when they do happen.
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Speaker shares pearls on KAMRA corneal inlays

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Sondra Black, OD, shared her experience with the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlays as both eye care provider and patient at the Optometric Council on…
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Devices allow move from subjective to objective measurements

October 23, 2014
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Roger Zaldivar, MD, discusses the Pentacam for…
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In the Journals

LASIK maintains corneal integrity despite long-term regression in high myopes

November 25, 2014
Long-term analysis of LASIK outcomes in patients with high myopia and astigmatism showed corneal integrity was maintained even though myopia…
In the Journals

Modified monovision yields better intermediate, distance visual acuity

November 24, 2014
Modified pseudophakic monovision resulted in better binocular intermediate and distance visual acuity than conventional monovision, according to a…
thumbnail for video 3903624648001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Pearls on dealing with refractive surprises

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — At the OSN New York meeting here, Larry Berstein, MD, discusses the best way to avoid refractive surprises and how to manage them…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker shares pearls on KAMRA corneal inlays

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Sondra Black, OD, shared her experience with the AcuFocus KAMRA corneal inlays as both eye care provider and patient at the Optometric…
Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: ReLex SMILE method for myopic astigmatism less invasive

November 14, 2014
DENVER – Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, said a new surgical procedure maintains the integrity of the cornea while correcting myopia with…
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Patient satisfaction with multifocal IOLs linked to personality traits

November 11, 2014
Personality traits influenced perception of visual disturbances and patient satisfaction after implantation of multifocal IOLs, according to a…
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Cell phone app enables precise measurement of postop toric IOL axis

November 11, 2014
A camera-enabled cellular phone used with computer software can reliably measure postoperative toric IOL axis, according to a report.A patient is…
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DALK restores corrected distance vision after post-LASIK keratectasia

November 10, 2014
Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty restored corrected distance vision in patients with post-LASIK keratectasia, despite a high prevalence of…
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Devices allow move from subjective to objective measurements

October 23, 2014
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Roger Zaldivar, MD, discusses the Pentacam for corneal densitometry as well…
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest refractive measurements offered from…
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