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VIDEO: 'Dropless' cataract surgery eliminates need for patient compliance

March 9, 2015

ATLANTA – During a special session on advances in cataract surgery here at SECO, Bret Fisher, MD, discussed a proprietary compound of two antibiotics and a steroid injected transzonularly into the anterior vitreous at the time of surgery. 

This injection eliminates the need for many patients to self-administer postoperative drops.

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Alcon's Pazeo allergy drop available March 10

March 6, 2015
ATLANTA – Alcon’s new once daily Pazeo will be commercially available March 10, announced a company representative during a press conference here at…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Patient compliance improves with use of generic glaucoma drugs

February 20, 2015
Patients who switched to generic latanoprost were more likely to adhere to their drug regimens, according to a study recently published in Ophthalmology.Stein and…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma surgery associated with IOP rise in fellow eye

February 19, 2015
Following glaucoma surgery in one eye, researchers found that intraocular pressure rose in the fellow eye, according to a study recently published in the Journal of
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

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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VIDEO: 'Dropless' cataract surgery eliminates need for patient compliance

March 9, 2015
ATLANTA – During a special session on advances in cataract surgery here at SECO, Bret Fisher, MD, discussed…
Meeting News Coverage

Alcon's Pazeo allergy drop available March 10

March 6, 2015
ATLANTA – Alcon’s new once daily Pazeo will be commercially available March 10, announced a company representative during a press…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Patient compliance improves with use of generic glaucoma drugs

February 20, 2015
Patients who switched to generic latanoprost were more likely to adhere to their drug regimens, according to a study recently published in…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma surgery associated with IOP rise in fellow eye

February 19, 2015
Following glaucoma surgery in one eye, researchers found that intraocular pressure rose in the fellow eye, according to a study recently published in…
In the Journals

Autologous serum eye drops safe, effective for dry eye

February 10, 2015
Researchers determined that 50% autologous serum eye drops were both effective and safe as a long-term treatment option for dry eye disease in a…

Envisia initiates phase 2a clinical trial for glaucoma treatment

February 9, 2015
Envisia Therapeutics has initiated a phase 2a clinical trial of ENV515, a possible treatment for patients with glaucoma, the company announced in a…
FDA News

FDA approves anti-allergy agent from Alcon

February 2, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted U.S. marketing approval to Pazeo, a solution for ocular allergy itch relief from Alcon. Pazeo…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Visual field preserved significantly longer in patients treated with latanoprost

January 29, 2015
Open-angle glaucoma patients who lowered their intraocular pressure with latanoprost demonstrated more visual field preservation than a placebo…

January print issue of PCON now available online

January 16, 2015
The January 2015 print issue of Primary Care Optometry News tackles topics from myopia control to cyberliability to treating presbyopia with topical…
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BLOG: Uveitis treatment comes into the modern age

January 14, 2015
The treatment of inflammatory ocular disease is becoming more exciting. In years past, the spectrum of available treatment for uveitis was topical…
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