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Chronic rebound inflammation caused by tarantula barbs

November 21, 2014

Jessica Steen, OD, shared a case report at the American Academy of Optometry meeting involving a patient who inadvertently transferred barbs from his pet tarantula to his ocular surface. 

The barbs migrated through the stroma and are headed toward the epithelium..

Apellis to acquire Potentia Pharmaceuticals

November 21, 2014
Apellis Pharmaceuticals has entered into an agreement to acquire Potentia Pharmaceuticals, according to a press release.Through the agreement, Apellis obtained the…
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Survey effective in identifying factors associated with corneal inflammatory events

November 21, 2014
DENVER – A survey that assesses contact lens care and use was able to identify routine behaviors and environmental exposures that led to corneal inflammatory…
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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: Management of zonular dehiscence

November 21, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2014, Cynthia Matossian, MD, discusses strategies for handling cases of zonular…
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