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FDA approves Kamra inlay implant for presbyopia

April 17, 2015

AcuFocus has received FDA approval for the KAMRA inlay for surgical correction of near vision in presbyopic patients, according to a company release.

“The KAMRA inlay is the number one implanted corneal inlay globally,” Jim Mazzo, chairman and CEO of AcuFocus, said in the release. “After a decade of research, development and clinical investigation, we are delighted to bring this innovative technology to surgeons and patients in the U.S.”

VIDEO: Speaker highlights advancements in femtosecond laser cataract surgery and refractive surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker highlights advancements in femtosecond laser cataract surgery and refractive surgery

April 15, 2015
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, ITALY – At the Bassano Ophthalmology meeting, Simonetta Morselli, MD, discusses various femtosecond laser cataract surgery and refractive…
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VIDEO: Improving toric IOL outcomes

April 12, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS, discusses how to improve toric IOL outcomes by measuring astigmatism, calculating toricity and determining correct…
Ophthalmic community mourns loss of Robert P. Rivera

Ophthalmic community mourns loss of Robert P. Rivera

April 8, 2015
Robert P. Rivera, MD, an accomplished cataract and refractive surgeon and an early adopter of corneal inlays for presbyopia, died on April 1 after a lengthy illness. He…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

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

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VIDEO: Improving toric IOL outcomes

VIDEO: Improving toric IOL outcomes

April 12, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS, discusses how to improve toric IOL outcomes by measuring…
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FDA approvals

FDA approves Kamra inlay implant for presbyopia

April 17, 2015
AcuFocus has received FDA approval for the KAMRA inlay for surgical correction of near vision in presbyopic patients, according to a company…
VIDEO: Speaker highlights advancements in femtosecond laser cataract surgery and refractive surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker highlights advancements in femtosecond laser cataract surgery and refractive surgery

April 15, 2015
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, ITALY – At the Bassano Ophthalmology meeting, Simonetta Morselli, MD, discusses various femtosecond laser cataract surgery…
VIDEO: Improving toric IOL outcomes Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Improving toric IOL outcomes

April 12, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Jack Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS, discusses how to improve toric IOL outcomes by measuring astigmatism, calculating toricity and…
Ophthalmic community mourns loss of Robert P. Rivera

Ophthalmic community mourns loss of Robert P. Rivera

April 8, 2015
Robert P. Rivera, MD, an accomplished cataract and refractive surgeon and an early adopter of corneal inlays for presbyopia, died on April 1 after a…
Evolution of the Eye: What changes might be induced in the eye with higher use of near vision?

Evolution of the Eye: What changes might be induced in the eye with higher use of near vision?

March 31, 2015
The third question included in my survey, which was sent by Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition to ophthalmology leaders worldwide, focused on…
In the Journals

Spectral-domain OCT may reliably measure stromal bed thickness during LASIK

March 27, 2015
Intraoperative spectral-domain OCT may be a reliable alternative to measure stromal bed thickness before lifting the flap during LASIK surgery…
In the Journals

Myopic shift seen 1 year after wavefront-guided myopic LASIK

March 23, 2015
A comparison of wavefront aberrometry results 1 day and 1 year after myopic LASIK showed a slight myopic shift and an increase in higher-order…
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VIDEO: Refractive IOL decentration

March 23, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses how to manage decentered multifocal IOLs.
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VIDEO: Key pearls and strategies for success in correcting presbyopia with IOLs

March 14, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Frank A. Bucci, Jr., MD, discusses what he has learned on success with correcting presbyopia with IOLs from his first 5,000…
In the Journals

Hyperopic LASIK can improve depth of focus in presbyopic patients

March 10, 2015
Aspherical hyperopic LASIK can increase depth of focus without affecting distance vision in presbyopic patients, according to a study.The prospective…
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