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Disruptive technology – Sometimes beneficial, sometimes ‘scary’

May 2, 2016

NEW YORK – A panel of experts discussed the industry’s resistance to change in light of technological advances, such as remote refraction, 3-D printing and wearable technology, in a symposium here at Vision Expo East.

“We are habitual in how we do things,” panelist Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, head of the ocular surface disease clinic and director of clinical research at the Koffler Vision Group in Lexington, Ky., said. “Part of the reason is complacency. If you’re fairly successful, you don’t feel the need to change.

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VIDEO: Luminate meets primary endpoint in phase 2 study for vitreomacular traction

May 2, 2016
SEATTLE — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, discusses results of the phase 2 study of Allegro’s…
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VIDEO: OCT-angiography proving useful in uveitic diagnoses

May 2, 2016
SEATTLE — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Damien Rodger, MD, of the USC Roski Eye Institute, discusses the utility of…
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VIDEO: Wills Eye glaucoma program benefits underserved population in Philadelphia

May 2, 2016
SEATTLE — Lisa Hark, PhD, director of glaucoma research at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, discusses data she is presenting at the Association for Research in…
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VIDEO: HARBOR study data shows need for monitoring AMD patients

May 2, 2016
SEATTLE — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Rahul B. Khurana, MD, discusses a study looking at the as-needed arm of the HARBOR study…
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Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with…
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Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and…
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Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

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