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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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OCT changes identify DME treatment failure

February 26, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The persistence of macular edema seen on OCT is the hallmark of treatment failure for patients with diabetic macular edema, according to a…
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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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Case Discussions in the Diagnosis and Evolving Management of Posterior Noninfectious Uveitis

There are new developments in the management of posterior noninfectious uveitis. Keep up-to-date with this case-based…
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VIDEO: Epithelium significant in determining astigmatic properties

February 13, 2017
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VIDEO: Measuring keratoconus progression still challenging

February 21, 2017
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