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SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014

Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.

Xu and colleagues evaluated the safety, efficacy, stability and predictability of the SMILE method in their study.

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VIDEO: Intraoperative aberrometry is mandatory for all toric IOLs

December 15, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, Tal Raviv, MD, discusses why intraoperative aberrometry is critical for toric IOLs.
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VIDEO: Finessing the super soft lens

December 12, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses various operative techniques for the management of the super soft lens.
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Toric IOL maintains uncorrected distance visual acuity, reduces corneal astigmatism

December 10, 2014
A toric iteration of an established IOL design reduced corneal astigmatism and improved uncorrected distance vision, according to a study.The prospective, multicenter…
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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: Finessing the super soft lens

December 12, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses various operative techniques for the management of the…
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In the Journals

SMILE procedure promising for myopia correction, study finds

December 18, 2014
Small-incision lenticule extraction demonstrated positive results in patients with myopia, according a study recently published in Optometry and
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VIDEO: Intraoperative aberrometry is mandatory for all toric IOLs

December 15, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, Tal Raviv, MD, discusses why intraoperative aberrometry is critical for toric IOLs.
thumbnail for video 3932253431001 Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Finessing the super soft lens

December 12, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses various operative techniques for the management of the super soft lens.
In the Journals

Toric IOL maintains uncorrected distance visual acuity, reduces corneal astigmatism

December 10, 2014
A toric iteration of an established IOL design reduced corneal astigmatism and improved uncorrected distance vision, according to a study.The…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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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