In the JournalsPerspective

Another study finds no evidence of increased long-term mortality with paclitaxel-coated devices

October 9, 2019
Patients who underwent endovascular revascularization with a paclitaxel-based drug-eluting device did not have an increased mortality risk over an…
In the Journals

Bariatric surgery unsuccessful in Prader-Willi syndrome

October 9, 2019
A small study suggests that bariatric surgery did not result in long-term, sustainable weight loss or a reduction in comorbidities for adults with…

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awards $13.8 million for research into pediatric blood cancers

October 9, 2019
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society awarded $13.8 million in new pediatric research grants designed to identify more effective and precise treatments…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to navicixizumab for pretreated ovarian cancer

October 9, 2019
The FDA granted fast track designation to navicixizumab for the treatment of women with heavily pretreated high-grade ovarian, primary peritoneal or…
FDA News

FDA clears Dexcom G6 Professional CGM System

October 9, 2019
The FDA on Tuesday approved the use of a professional continuous glucose monitoring system from Dexcom, according to a press release from the…

CorneaGen completes Series B financing

October 9, 2019
CorneaGen has closed $37 million in Series B financing, according to a press release. Flying L Partners led the financing round in collaboration with…

When neuroadaptation fails, do not give up multifocality but implant a different lens

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
When neuroadaptation fails, exchanging a multifocal IOL without giving up multifocality is feasible and fulfills patients’ expectations for…
By the Numbers

The Goldilocks problem: Too much, too little or just enough practice business data?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
There were three bowls of porridge she tasted. Papa Bear’s was too hot, Mama Bear’s was too cold, but Baby Bear’s was just
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
In reference to the commentary “No easy answers to address drug shortages,” in the Aug. 25, 2019, issue of Ocular Surgery News, we, HUB…

Setting expectations for near vision with EDOF lenses

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
After years of successfully recommending and implanting multifocal IOLs, I was excited to transition to extended depth of focus lenses when the…
Cover Story

Scleral approaches to presbyopia moving from niche to mainstream

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Among the many options for presbyopia, scleral approaches stand out for their unique attempt to tackle the roots of the problem, restoring…

Reviving the lost art of manual Intacs implantation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Katelyn Joubert, BS; Philip Dockery, MPH; Jack S. Parker, MD, PhD
Intracorneal ring segments are among the best treatments currently available for patients with moderate keratoconus. Several types exist, but in the…

Reduced IOP maintained with two iStents at 5 years

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Patients with primary open-angle glaucoma implanted with two iStents experienced a similar IOP reduction and required fewer add-on medications…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Potential presbyopia treatments exciting, but regulatory and adoption barriers may be an issue

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Presbyopia is very common, estimated to affect 120 million Americans and just more than 2 billion people globally. After decades of being limited to…
Surgical Maneuvers

Pinhole pupilloplasty enhances visual acuity and image quality

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Both the front and back parts of the globe are essential for optimal vision. When we focus on the anterior segment of the eye, the cornea, pupillary…
Point/Counter

Of the upcoming new approaches, what do you expect to be the best for the treatment of early presbyopia?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
There is a lot of excitement around the new eye drops for presbyopia, which should hopefully become available in the U.S. in the next 1 to 2 years…

Ocular Surgery News boosts, relaunches Healio/OSN Editorial Board Section

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Healio.com/OSN is the online home of Ocular Surgery News. In addition to housing the online version of OSN, Healio/OSN creates daily news, meeting…
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Elderly woman presents with bilateral symblephara

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Malgorzata Dymerska, MD; Michael B. Raizman, MD; Nora M.V. Laver, MD
A 75-year-old woman was referred to the New England Eye Center for evaluation of 2 months of intermittent burning, tearing and redness of both eyes…
The Premium Channel

Diamonds are forever: Perioperative options optimize cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
There is an old phrase that “diamonds are forever” because of the strength and resilience a diamond represents when people use their…
Complications Consult

Chord mu: a new reference marker and its clinical relevance

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Priya Narang, MS; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Angle kappa has long been a point of consideration for adequate centration of multifocal IOLs. Good centration is important to maximize the visual…