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VIDEO: Evolution of femtosecond laser cataract surgery

February 27, 2015

ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Zoltan Nagy, MD, talks about femtosecond laser cataract surgery, which he pioneered with the first worldwide performance in 2008. Since then the technique has rapidly evolved and is currently used also in complicated cataract cases and pediatric cataract, with excellent results. The future, according to Nagy, are coupled systems for lens and corneal surgery, glaucoma surgery and possibly retinal surgery.

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CMS completes first week of ICD-10 end-to-end testing

February 26, 2015
The CMS concluded its first successful end-to-end testing week of the new ICD-10 coding, the agency announced in a blog post. “Testing allows us to identify areas…
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Eylea receives approval for macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion in Europe

February 26, 2015
The European Commission has approved Eylea for the treatment of visual impairment due to macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, according to a press release…
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No association between objective, subjective parameters for dry eye assessment

February 26, 2015
No association was found between clinical signs and a patient's symptoms when evaluating for dry eye syndrome, researchers reported in Investigational Ophthalmology and
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Turkish study investigates effects of heavy smoking on corneal biomechanics

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL — A study comparing corneal biomechanics of heavy smokers and nonsmokers in Turkey found no significant difference, but there was a tendency for increased…
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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: Speaker discusses combining PRK and collagen cross-linking for keratoconus management

February 26, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, A. John Kanellopoulos, MD, talks about combination of PRK with corneal…
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