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Rebamipide ophthalmic suspension may treat dry eye after refractive surgery

August 25, 2015

Rebamipide ophthalmic suspension may be an effective treatment to improve ocular surface parameters and optical quality for dry eye patients undergoing corneal refractive surgery, according to a study.

The prospective study evaluated 30 consecutive corneal refractive surgery patients with dry eye who were randomly selected to be treated with topical rebamipide ophthalmic suspension or artificial tears in each eye four times daily for 4 weeks.

OSN APAO: With novel approaches to biometry, refractive outcomes of cataract surgery more accurate but still inconsistent

OSN APAO: With novel approaches to biometry, refractive outcomes of cataract surgery more accurate but still inconsistent

August 24, 2015
New IOL technologies and heightened patient expectations for precise refractive results have given a great boost to biometry and IOL power calculations. Remarkable…
Robert S. Gold, MD

Publication Exclusive: Expert panel debates preferred strabismus surgery techniques

August 19, 2015
At the annual American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting in New Orleans, OSN Pediatrics/Strabismus Section Editor Robert S. Gold, MD
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Evolution of pediatric ophthalmology beneficial for patients, practitioners

August 17, 2015
The cover story in this issue of Ocular Surgery News is a round table chaired by our section leader in pediatric ophthalmology, Robert S. Gold, MD. The round table…

BLOG: Evaluate all patients with keratoconus for cross-linking

February 20, 2015
In the Feb. 10 issue of Ocular Surgery News, the cover story features contact lens-assisted collagen cross-linking for…
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OSN Europe: Is intraoperative refractive biometry a worthwhile investment for the cataract surgeon?

OSN Europe: Is intraoperative refractive biometry a worthwhile investment for the cataract surgeon?

August 12, 2015
I believe that in a premium practice, intraoperative refractive biometry with the ORA system (Alcon) is a service we…
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BLOG: Ask your patients about their LASIK outcomes

January 28, 2015
It’s so pleasing to see that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is increasingly evaluating patient-reported…
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Rebamipide ophthalmic suspension may treat dry eye after refractive surgery

August 25, 2015
Rebamipide ophthalmic suspension may be an effective treatment to improve ocular surface parameters and optical quality for dry eye patients…
OSN APAO: With novel approaches to biometry, refractive outcomes of cataract surgery more accurate but still inconsistent

OSN APAO: With novel approaches to biometry, refractive outcomes of cataract surgery more accurate but still inconsistent

August 24, 2015
New IOL technologies and heightened patient expectations for precise refractive results have given a great boost to biometry and IOL power…
Robert S. Gold, MD

Publication Exclusive: Expert panel debates preferred strabismus surgery techniques

August 19, 2015
At the annual American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting in New Orleans, OSN Pediatrics/Strabismus Section Editor…
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Evolution of pediatric ophthalmology beneficial for patients, practitioners

August 17, 2015
The cover story in this issue of Ocular Surgery News is a round table chaired by our section leader in pediatric ophthalmology, Robert S. Gold
OSN Europe: Is intraoperative refractive biometry a worthwhile investment for the cataract surgeon?

OSN Europe: Is intraoperative refractive biometry a worthwhile investment for the cataract surgeon?

August 12, 2015
I believe that in a premium practice, intraoperative refractive biometry with the ORA system (Alcon) is a service we should be able to provide. There…
In the Journals

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery may alter aqueous humor pH values

August 7, 2015
Researchers found an acidic shift in aqueous humor pH values during femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery due to cavitation bubbles produced…
OSN Europe: Is monovision with monofocal IOLs a viable alternative to multifocal IOLs?

OSN Europe: Is monovision with monofocal IOLs a viable alternative to multifocal IOLs?

August 5, 2015
My personal preference is to use modest monovision with monofocal IOLs as an alternative to multifocal IOLs to reduce patient dependency on…
In the Journals

Hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with little effect on visual quality

August 4, 2015
Implantation of a corneal hydrogel inlay may treat presbyopia with only moderate effects on the optical system, according to a study.Twenty-two…
In the Journals

SMILE procedure results in lower rate of dry eye than LASIK

July 27, 2015
Patients who underwent small incision lenticule extraction had a lower incidence of post-refractive surgery dry eye disease when compared with…
In the Journals

Sodium chloride pretreatment may decrease risk of epithelial disruption during LASIK

July 27, 2015
Pretreatment with a hyperosmotic agent before LASIK may lower the incidence of epithelial disturbances and decrease postoperative complications for…
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