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Corneal changes seen with contact lens wear after cataract surgery in Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

August 31, 2015

The use of extended-wear contact lenses after cataract extraction in infants may lead to increased endothelial cell density, coefficient of variation of cell area and central corneal thickness, according to the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study.

The randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluated the treatment of unilateral cataracts, comparing 52 infants treated with aphakic contact lenses and 53 infants treated with primary IOL implants vs. fellow eyes at the 5-year examination.

Millennials concerned with eye wear choice, risks related to culture

August 31, 2015
A survey conducted by Wakefield for Transitions Optical Inc., focused on the preferences of eye wear consumers and their expectations of eye care professionals…
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CenterVue to launch Compass fundus automated perimetry system in US

August 31, 2015
CenterVue will launch the Compass fundus automated perimetry system in the U.S. in September, the company announced in a press release.The Compass system provides…
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Nicox reports €4.6 million in revenue in first half of 2015

August 31, 2015
Nicox reported €4.6 million in revenue in the first half of 2015 compared with €2.1 million in the same period of 2014, according to a press release. Net loss was…
Richard L. Lindstrom

Publication Exclusive: Extra effort needed to achieve ideal results in refractive cataract surgery patients

August 31, 2015
The most demanding lens implant patient for me in regards to postoperative residual refractive error is the individual who has significant astigmatism and desires…
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Scott A. Edmonds, OD, FAAO

BLOG: The path forward for optometry

August 11, 2015
The profession of optometry is at a unique crossroad for its role in the health care system. Although much of this…
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Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Carlson leads women to top positions in optometry

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we will…
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Ron Rosa

BLOG: 4 tips for making children comfortable during an eye exam

August 17, 2015
Even if you don’t work in pediatrics, chances are good that you’re going to have to treat a patient who is…
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