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Contrast sensitivity helps gauge visual function in glaucoma

April 27, 2017

Contrast sensitivity testing can be performed quickly, is less demanding than visual field perimetry and can be easily incorporated into a busy clinical practice, according to researchers in the Journal of Glaucoma.

Ninety-four patients with primary open-angle glaucoma underwent visual acuity, letter contrast sensitivity testing with the M&S Smart System II (M&S Technologies) and standard automated perimetry testing. Mean patient age was 65 years.

Avedro secures $42 million in funding, opens manufacturing facility

April 27, 2017
Avedro has secured $42 million in equity and debt financing to commercially expand and develop its product pipeline, the company announced in a press release. Led by…

RightEye launches test to identify reading disorders

April 27, 2017
RightEye LLC announced the launch of the RightEye Reading Test, a tool for educators, optometrists and specialists to noninvasively identify reading disorders in…
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Study finds high prevalence of undiagnosed AMD in primary eye care

April 27, 2017
A study found a high rate of undiagnosed age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care practices and advocated the need for improved detection strategies…
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Genetic testing may give molecular diagnoses in pediatric inherited retinal disease cases

April 26, 2017
In a retrospective case series, a majority of children with inherited retinal disease who underwent genetic testing were found to have a probable or possible molecular…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numer-ous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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