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Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014

Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published in Optometry & Vision Science.

Hong and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional, observational study with 80 participants to map corneal epithelial thickness.

Brien Holden Vision Institute to launch commercial entities

October 21, 2014
The Brien Holden Vision Institute is in the process of bringing to market advanced products for myopia and myopia control, presbyopia, and the detection and management…

Stem cell-derived RPE cells shown to be safe in patients with AMD

October 21, 2014
Advanced Cell Technology Inc. announced that phase 1/2 clinical data showed positive long-term safety when ACT’s retinal pigment epithelium cells were used for…
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OCT use improves accuracy of glaucoma diagnoses, researchers find

October 20, 2014
In the majority of cases, a visual field test and optic disc evaluation was sufficient in diagnosing glaucoma, according to a study to be 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.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Walline promotes fitting gas-permeables

September 24, 2014
Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, says in addition to treating irregular corneas, presbyopia and astigmatism, gas-permeable…
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Researchers report epithelial thinning in long-term SCL wearers

October 22, 2014
Long-term soft contact lens wear may be associated with a decrease in epithelial thickness, according to a study recently published…

Brien Holden Vision Institute to launch commercial entities

October 21, 2014
The Brien Holden Vision Institute is in the process of bringing to market advanced products for myopia and myopia control, presbyopia, and the…

Stem cell-derived RPE cells shown to be safe in patients with AMD

October 21, 2014
Advanced Cell Technology Inc. announced that phase 1/2 clinical data showed positive long-term safety when ACT’s retinal pigment epithelium…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

OCT use improves accuracy of glaucoma diagnoses, researchers find

October 20, 2014
In the majority of cases, a visual field test and optic disc evaluation was sufficient in diagnosing glaucoma, according to a study to be published…

Frontotemporal dementia may be detected through the eye

October 20, 2014
Diopsys announced in a press release that research scientists may have found a direct correlation with functional cell loss in the retina and signs…
Meeting News Coverage

Heidelberg launches new OCT module for Spectralis line

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO — Heidelberg Engineering introduced the launch of its OCT2 here at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.The next-generation…

Cognoptix receives $15 million to develop eye test to identify Alzheimer's

October 17, 2014
Cognoptix announced that it has closed the first portion of a Series D round of financing for more than $15 million to develop the Sapphire II eye…

Bionic Vision completes clinical trial of retinitis pigmentosa implant

October 15, 2014
Bionic Vision Australia announced the completion of the first clinical trial of its prototype 24-channel percutaneous implant for patients with…

PCON hosts Gonzalez social media video blog

October 7, 2014
Primary Care Optometry News, through Healio.com/Optometry, is now hosting a video blog from PCON Editorial Board member, Agustin L. Gonzalez…

Marco announces management changes

October 3, 2014
Marco has announced that it is expanding its management team by naming David Marco as chief executive officer, David Gurvis as president and Robert…
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