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Long-term experience with light therapy in dry eye shows positive outcomes, patient satisfaction

Long-term experience with light therapy in dry eye shows positive outcomes, patient satisfaction
May 31, 2016

MILAN — Long-term experience with light technologies shows that they are effective in treating meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye disease.

“Light is used as a therapy in many branches of medicine, but ophthalmologists are slow to adopt it in spite of numerous studies,” Rolando Toyos, MD, said at the OSN Italy meeting.

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Strampelli Medal Lecture focuses on digital revolution

May 24, 2016
MILAN — Mobile and wearable technologies and their role in the doctor-patient relationship were the topic of this year’s Strampelli Medal Lecture, awarded to…
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VIDEO: EIDON confocal scanner provides true color retinal images through small pupil

May 22, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Farrell C. “Toby” Tyson, MD, discusses the Eidon scanner from…

South Carolina legislators override veto of Eye Care Consumer Protection Law

May 20, 2016
In South Carolina, legislators overrode an executive veto by Gov. Nikki Haley for S. 1016, the Eye Care Consumer Protection Law, on May 16.On May 18, by a 39 to 3 vote…

Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016
Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA…
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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available…
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Routine eye exams detect new eye conditions in asymptomatic patients

May 27, 2016
Researchers found that more than half of the asymptomatic patients who presented for a routine eye exam had a change in…
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Meeting News CoverageFrom OSN Europe

Long-term experience with light therapy in dry eye shows positive outcomes, patient satisfaction

May 31, 2016
MILAN — Long-term experience with light technologies shows that they are effective in treating meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye disease…

Meeting News CoverageFrom OSN Europe

Strampelli Medal Lecture focuses on digital revolution

May 24, 2016
MILAN — Mobile and wearable technologies and their role in the doctor-patient relationship were the topic of this year’s Strampelli Medal…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: EIDON confocal scanner provides true color retinal images through small pupil

May 22, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, Farrell C. “Toby” Tyson, MD, discusses the Eidon…

South Carolina legislators override veto of Eye Care Consumer Protection Law

May 20, 2016
In South Carolina, legislators overrode an executive veto by Gov. Nikki Haley for S. 1016, the Eye Care Consumer Protection Law, on May 16.On May 18…

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BLOG: Eye care is not sexy

May 19, 2016
According to Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, it is very difficult for optometrists to advertise because getting your vision checked is not…

TearScience releases dynamic meibomian gland imager

May 18, 2016
TearScience introduced the LipiScan, which dynamically images the meibomian glands in high definition.The LipiScan was designed to produce…

Ten tips can help maximize your online marketing budget

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Tony Palazzo
When you think about how consumers embark on finding an eye care provider, or any type of health care provider for that matter, you might imagine a…

Courts may decide if OCT is standard of care

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO; Sherry Bass, OD FAAO
Once in a while, a single case changes everything. This was documented in both Helling v Carey and Karen Keir v the U.S. Government. The following…

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Speaker: Physicians must define online reputation

May 9, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Physicians need to define their online reputation to better connect with their patients, Kevin Pho, MD, told colleagues here at…

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mHealth has potential to improve patient compliance with medication

May 7, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Smart technology is finding its way into the ophthalmology space, with potential to help patients comply with their medication…

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