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ODs support Maryland digital device use law for public schools

February 24, 2017

The House Ways and Means Committee of the Maryland General Assembly will hear legislation Feb. 24 that directs the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to craft safety guidelines for the use of digital devices in Maryland public schools.

The legislation, HB866, “Primary and secondary education – Health and safety guidelines and procedures – Digital devices,” has 25 co-sponsors and broad bipartisan support, according to a press release from the advocacy group Screens and Kids. Delegate Steven Arentz (R-District 36) sponsored the legislation.

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Safety questions remain for bevacizumab in treatment of ROP

February 26, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anti-VEGF therapy is known to be helpful in the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity, but the use of bevacizumab may pose some safety…
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Anti-VEGF used as primary or adjunctive treatment for ROP

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anti-VEGF therapy can be used to treat retinopathy of prematurity as a primary treatment, as a complementary treatment to laser and as an…
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Vitrectomy an effective treatment for endophthalmitis

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — There are advantages to treating endophthalmitis with therapeutic vitrectomy, which is often reserved for the advanced cases or…
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Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy a lifelong disease

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Widefield angiography is essential in diagnosing familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, but treatment type and efficacy depend on the stage…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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VIDEO: Surgeon speaks about the advantages of CAPSULaser in cataract surgery

February 23, 2017
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VIDEO: Astigmatism affects multifocal IOL models

February 20, 2017
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