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Driving self-restriction associated with fewer motor vehicle collisions

January 30, 2015

Men with primary open-angle glaucoma who restrict their driving in poor conditions reported fewer motor vehicle collisions, according to a study recently published in Optometry and Vision Science.

Ono and colleagues assessed 252 Japanese participants with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) who were between 40 and 85 years old.

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Alcon net sales increased to $10.8 billion in 2014

January 30, 2015
Alcon’s net sales for fiscal year 2014 totaled $10.8 billion, a 3% increase from the previous year, according to a press release from Novartis.Surgical, ophthalmic…
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FDA approves two Tecnis multifocal IOLs from Abbott

January 30, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott’s +2.75 D and +3.25 D Tecnis one-piece multifocal IOLs, according to a press release.The new IOLs provide cataract…
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Anisocoria in a pediatric patient after bounce house accident

January 30, 2015
The ophthalmology service at Tufts Medical Center was consulted for a “blown pupil” in the right eye of a 2-year-old boy. He was admitted to the pediatric…
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Envisia initiates phase 2a clinical trial for glaucoma treatment

January 29, 2015
Envisia Therapeutics initiated a phase 2a clinical trial to investigate the safety and tolerability of ENV515 in glaucoma patients, according to a press release. ENV515…
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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: Implementing femtosecond laser into hospital setting creates unique challenges

January 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD, discusses the experience of incorporating femtosecond…
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