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New Essilor products protect against harmful effects of digital devices

April 28, 2016

NEW YORK – Essilor introduced Smart Blue Filter, designed to reduce exposure to harmful blue light, and Eyezen+ lenses, which are embedded with the Smart Blue Filter and are also designed to provide accommodative relief to digital device users, here at a company-sponsored press conference held during Vision Expo East.

“The average consumer still doesn’t understand blue light,” Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO, Dipl, Essilor’s senior vice president of consumer development, said at the press conference. “Where we are today with blue light is where we were with UV a few years ago.

Carmen A. Puliafito joins Ophthotech as chief of strategic development

April 28, 2016
Carmen A. Puliafito , MD, MBA, has been appointed as chief of strategic development at Ophthotech, according to a company press release…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives new insights on select macular diseases

April 28, 2016
At Retina 2016, Allen C. Ho, MD, FACS, discusses the use of OCT angiography on select macular diseases.

Clearside’s triamcinolone acetonide formulation achieves primary endpoint in phase 2 clinical trial

April 27, 2016
Clearside Biomedical reported in a press release that its triamcinolone acetonide formulation candidate Zuprata achieved its primary endpoint of reducing the need for…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with…
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Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility…
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New Essilor products protect against harmful effects of digital devices

April 28, 2016
NEW YORK – Essilor introduced Smart Blue Filter, designed to reduce exposure to harmful blue light, and Eyezen+ lenses, which are embedded with…

Carmen A. Puliafito joins Ophthotech as chief of strategic development

April 28, 2016
Carmen A. Puliafito , MD, MBA, has been appointed as chief of strategic development at Ophthotech, according to a company press…
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker gives new insights on select macular diseases

April 28, 2016
At Retina 2016, Allen C. Ho, MD, FACS, discusses the use of OCT angiography on select macular diseases.

Clearside’s triamcinolone acetonide formulation achieves primary endpoint in phase 2 clinical trial

April 27, 2016
Clearside Biomedical reported in a press release that its triamcinolone acetonide formulation candidate Zuprata achieved its primary endpoint of…

PCON remembers Larry Alexander

April 26, 2016
The American Academy of Optometry reported the April 16 passing of academy fellow and Primary Care Optometry News contributor Larry J
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VIDEO: Principles of OCT angiography

April 26, 2016
At Retina 2016, Jay S. Duker, MD, discusses the basic principles of OCT angiography.
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VIDEO: New developments in widefield imaging

April 24, 2016
At Retina 2016, SriniVas Sadda, MD, discusses the advances and recent developments of widefield imaging.

BLOG: Changes in the blue light conversation – sleep disruption

April 22, 2016
My last two blogs addressed how the blue light discussion has progressed from fringe to more mainstream, and I covered supplements, lenses, lighting…
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Optic disc, macular changes common in highly myopic young Asian adults

April 20, 2016
Changes in the optic disc and macula were prevalent in highly myopic eyes in a young Asian adult population, a study found.Investigators…
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OD recommends new retinal imaging system

April 18, 2016
NEW YORK – Steve Ferrucci, OD, shared how he is using the Eidon color confocal scanner (CenterVue) in his practice at the Sepulveda VA. He…
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