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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 changes that the intense use of digital devices and increased use of near vision might induce in the eye within a generation. The consequences of the overuse of digital devices are indeed a concern among ophthalmologists.

Several reports have shown that myopia, as well as dry eye, is on the increase worldwide, and we are witnessing this phenomenon in our daily practice.

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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, according to a…
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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 aberrations, according to…
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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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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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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…
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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…
thumbnail for video 4109697768001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Refractive IOL decentration

March 23, 2015
At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses how to manage decentered multifocal IOLs.
thumbnail for video 4109723382001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

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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VIDEO: Drop to treat presbyopia in phase 2 trials

March 6, 2015
ATLANTA – Liquid Vision from Presbyopia Therapies is being investigated in phase 2 clinical trials as a topical, reversible, short-term…
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VIDEO: Hot topics in dry eye disease for the cataract and refractive surgeon

February 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, discusses background and hot topics of dry eye disease.
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New bi-toric trifocal lens performs well in study

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — Results of a multicenter, prospective study showed that the new bi-toric trifocal AT LISA 939MP from Carl Zeiss Meditec effectively…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses combining PRK and collagen cross-linking for keratoconus management

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, talks about combination of PRK with corneal crosslinking in the management of…
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