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Fundus autofluorescence imaging useful in identifying AMD patterns, study finds

August 18, 2014

Specific fundus autofluorescence patterns are associated with choroidal neovascularization development, according to a study recently published in Optometry & Vision Science.

Batıoğlu and colleagues also reported that using a confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope can help find fundus autofluorescence patterns in patients with nonexudative age-related macular degeneration.

Top 6 stories in contact lenses

August 15, 2014
The contact lens industry has experienced a flurry of activity over the past week or so. CooperVision, Alcon, Alden and SynergEyes have all been in the news.

CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lenses

August 15, 2014
Through its subsidiary, WebSystem3 LLC, CooperVision Inc. announced the launch of LensFerry, which enables patients to order replacement contact lenses via a mobile…
In the Journals

Study finds benefits to correcting moderate off-axis optical errors

August 13, 2014
Peripheral visual function can be improved by correcting moderate amounts of off-axis refractive errors, according to a study recently published in Optometry &
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

5/10/2014
Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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VIDEO: OCT, FAF diagnoses peripapillary retinal pigmentary degeneration

May 13, 2014
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Blepharitis Management: Current Thinking and Clinical Insights

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7/25/2014
Blepharitis Management: Current Thinking and Clinical Insights
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In the Journals

Fundus autofluorescence imaging useful in identifying AMD patterns, study finds

August 18, 2014
Specific fundus autofluorescence patterns are associated with choroidal neovascularization development, according to a study recently published in…

Top 6 stories in contact lenses

August 15, 2014
The contact lens industry has experienced a flurry of activity over the past week or so. CooperVision, Alcon, Alden and SynergEyes have all been in…

CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lenses

August 15, 2014
Through its subsidiary, WebSystem3 LLC, CooperVision Inc. announced the launch of LensFerry, which enables patients to order replacement contact…
In the Journals

Study finds benefits to correcting moderate off-axis optical errors

August 13, 2014
Peripheral visual function can be improved by correcting moderate amounts of off-axis refractive errors, according to a study recently published in…
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Use UBM to detect potential malignancies in your office

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2014
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO
As eye care technology continues to advance, high-resolution imaging remains on the front lines of diagnosing and treating patients suffering from a…
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Carefully delegate your office’s social media efforts

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2014
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD
It is never too late to kick off a social media effort for your office.
What's Your Diagnosis?

Routine scan flags GCC and focal, global loss volumes

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2014
John A. McCall Jr., OD; Larry J. Alexander, OD, FAAO
A 44-year-old man came in for an annual contact lens examination with no particular complaints. He had been a patient in the practice for many years…
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Researchers developing vision-correcting display at UC Berkeley

July 31, 2014
Researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual’s visual impairment and creating vision-correcting displays that…
Perspectives on Glaucoma Perspective

Guided Progression Analysis highly specific, study finds

July 28, 2014
A study recently published in Ophthalmology found that, on average, the guided progression analysis showed high specificity in determining glaucoma…
Perspectives on Glaucoma Perspective

Blood flow alterations may cause higher incidence of glaucoma in African patients, study finds

July 24, 2014
Changes to retinal capillary blood flow may contribute to open-angle glaucoma risk and structural damage in patients of African descent, according to…
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