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Ga. House approves bill to allow ODs to give injections

March 28, 2017

The Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation that would authorize optometrists in the state to perform limited injections to areas near the eye in a 121 to 36 vote on March 24.

If the bill becomes law, Georgia would join 15 states that allow optometrists to administer certain injections.

Carl Zeiss Meditec wins patent infringement suit regarding trifocal lens

March 28, 2017
VSY Biotechnology BV and Fritz Ruck Ophthalmologische Systeme GmbH have been ordered by a court in Germany to recall and destroy all of their trifocal lenses after…
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Teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening program decreases need for referrals

March 27, 2017
Screening rates were increased and both the need for referral and wait time for screening were reduced for patients who participated in a large-scale urban teleretinal…
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IOP, systemic pressure in head-down position may assess glaucoma risk

March 27, 2017
Assessment of systemic and intraocular pressure changes in the head-down body posture may provide an important element for risk assessment in the clinical management of…

Allergan, Prevent Blindness team up for vision screenings

March 27, 2017
Allergan is sponsoring vision screening events across the U.S. to help provide adults access to quality vision care through an initiative with Prevent Blindness called…
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Glaucoma 2017: Controlling IOP and Promoting Adherence through Novel Therapeutics

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of blindness throughout the world. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to…
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