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Rate of retinal detachment after bag-in-the-lens IOL implantation similar to rate after traditional implantation

February 8, 2016

The incidence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after bag-in-the-lens IOL implantation corresponds to the rate observed after lens-in-the-bag IOL implantation, according to a study.

The prospective cohort study evaluated 1,323 consecutive cases of bag-in-the-lens IOL implantations for a mean follow-up of 44.75 months.

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VIDEO: Promising results from 3-year data on microshunt for glaucoma treatment

February 8, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Russ Trenary, president and CEO of InnFocus, discusses 3-year study results published in the Journal of
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist emphasizes importance of optimizing ocular surface before cataract surgery

February 7, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Kenneth A. Beckman, MD, FACS, gives reasons why surgeons should ensure a healthy ocular surface before cataract surgery: to ensure…
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VIDEO: Surgeon gives update on uses for amniotic membrane

February 6, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Roxana Ursea, MD, discusses the applications for amniotic membrane in treatment of ocular surface diseases. Among newer indications…
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Nicox, Ora enter into licensing agreement for AC-120 for morning eyelid swelling

February 5, 2016
Nicox has entered into a licensing agreement that grants Ora exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of Nicox’s AC-120 for the…
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Intake of green, leafy vegetables associated with lower POAG risk

January 25, 2016
Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green, leafy vegetables was associated with a 20% to 30% lower primary open-angle…
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SD-OCT, TD-OCT have similar diagnostic abilities with high myopia

January 22, 2016
Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and/or time-domain OCT diagnostics are useful in discriminating between…
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Prevent Blindness projects significant increase in glaucoma

January 22, 2016
A report from Prevent Blindness showed that nearly 3 million people age 40 years and older currently have glaucoma, and…
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