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Laser refractive surgery gradually regains ground since peaking in early 2000s

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
According to statistics released by the Refractive Surgery Council, the volume of laser vision correction procedures in the U.S. grew for the third…

Researcher ‘cautiously optimistic’ about future of regenerative medicine to treat AMD

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2018
Regenerative medicine has opened a new frontier in macular degeneration. Important steps have been made, and there are reasons to be optimistic about…
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Surgeons hold strong opinions for and against FLACS vs. manual cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Since its FDA approval in 2010, femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery has been an option for surgeons, a new method in their armamentarium…

Do you envision ophthalmologists becoming too dependent on artificial intelligence?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 10, 2018
Point A common reflex reaction to machine learning advances in medicine is concern that AI may one day replace physicians or that physicians become…

Does sublingual sedation make sense for cataract surgery?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2018
Chris Bender, CRNA; John P. Berdahl, MD; Kathryn M. Hatch, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

Bascom Palmer named best in ophthalmology again

August 8, 2017
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has topped U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of best hospitals for ophthalmology for the 14th consecutive…
In the Journals

eFACE grading system demonstrates high agreement between in-person, video assessment

January 4, 2017
The eFACE facial grading system demonstrated strong agreement between in-person and video recording assessment as well as high test-retest…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cochlear synaptopathy linked to speech comprehension deficits in college students

October 14, 2016
Cochlear synaptopathy, or hidden hearing loss, was associated with college students’ difficulty in comprehending speech in challenging auditory…
Meeting News CoveragePerspective

OCT angiography with projection resolution algorithm quantifies retinal vessel density

May 23, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using OCT angiography and a novel “projection resolution and reflectance compensation” algorithm to…
Meeting News Coverage

Roger F. Steinert receives OIS Innovator Award

May 5, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Roger F. Steinert, MD, was presented with the 2016 OIS Innovator Award here at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the…
Meeting News Coverage

Lower levels of vitamin D associated with increased risk of noninfectious uveitis

May 3, 2016
SEATTLE — Patients with noninfectious uveitis had lower levels of vitamin D compared to patients without noninfectious uveitis, according to a…
Meeting News Coverage

OCT enables early detection of glaucoma progression

January 25, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — OCT can detect changes in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness before visual field abnormalities in glaucoma become apparent…
Breaking News

Researchers identify genetic associations that influence primary open angle glaucoma

January 12, 2016
Investigators have identified three genetic associations – TXNRD2, ATXN2 and FOXC1 – that may influence susceptibility of primary open…