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Hyperopia increases up to 16 years after hyperopic LASIK

July 26, 2016

The efficacy of hyperopic LASIK was found to be limited in patients after 16.5 years, but patients were generally happy they had the procedure, according to researchers in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.

“How much the results in our study can be precisely compared with the results of modern femtosecond LASIK flaps and ablations using flying-spot and wavefront-guided technology is uncertain,” researchers wrote.

Publication Exclusive: By YOs for YOs: European Meeting of Young Ophthalmologists more than doubles past attendance

July 26, 2016
The 2nd European Meeting of Young Ophthalmologists took place in Oviedo, Spain, in June, and it was a truly remarkable event. From tailored educational sessions to…

July’s top five FDA news stories in ophthalmology

July 26, 2016
July’s hot topics in ophthalmology ranged from long-awaited FDA approvals including Shire’s lifitegrast ophthalmic solution for dry eye disease to…
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VIDEO: Speaker talks about improving resident education

July 26, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Anne M. Schroeder, MD, discusses how ophthalmologists can improve resident education including exam technique, inpatient pathology and protocol…
In the Journals

Computer program may more accurately identify glaucomatous disc changes than hand-held stereo viewer

July 25, 2016
Researchers were able to more accurately identify progression or non-progression of glaucomatous optic discs using a computer program instead of manually examining…
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In the Journals

Macular carotenoids can have positive effects on visual function

July 19, 2016
Researchers found that in subjects free of retinal disease and with low macular pigment, supplementation with a…
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Latanoprostene bunod reduces IOP, ocular hypertension

July 20, 2016
BOSTON – Once daily latanoprostene bunod 0.024%, taken in the evening, reduced IOP in subjects with open angle…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in…
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