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Study: Corneal epithelium thinner in dry eye patients

October 28, 2014

Epithelial thickness profiles can aid in the customization of treatment for dry eye patients, according to a study recently published in Optometry & Vision Science.

Cui and colleagues showed with Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) that patients with dry eye experienced corneal epithelium thinning in specific regions.

FDA approves Amblyz electronic occluder eye glasses

October 28, 2014
Amblyz announced in a press release that its electronic occluder eye glasses for children 3 to 10 years old received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.The…
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Confocal scanning laser tomography useful in glaucoma management, study shows

October 27, 2014
Confocal scanning laser tomography would be useful in assisting clinicians in predicting future visual field conversion, according to a study recently published in…
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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
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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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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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In the Journals

Study: Corneal epithelium thinner in dry eye patients

October 28, 2014
Epithelial thickness profiles can aid in the customization of treatment for dry eye patients, according to a study recently published…

FDA approves Amblyz electronic occluder eye glasses

October 28, 2014
Amblyz announced in a press release that its electronic occluder eye glasses for children 3 to 10 years old received U.S. Food and Drug…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Confocal scanning laser tomography useful in glaucoma management, study shows

October 27, 2014
Confocal scanning laser tomography would be useful in assisting clinicians in predicting future visual field conversion, according to a study…
In the Journals

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…
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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…
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