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Multifaceted dry eye disease defined in long-awaited TFOS DEWS II report

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2017
Aptly published in the Dry Eye Awareness Month of July was the long-awaited Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry Eye Workshop II report. Ten…

NEI highlights advancements for Dry Eye Awareness Month

July 1, 2017
Recent advancements in dry eye disease research are leading to developments in long-term therapies, according to the National Eye Institute, which is…
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ACCORDION: Intensive blood glucose control lowers risk for diabetic retinopathy

June 16, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The risk for diabetic retinopathy is cut in half in people with type 2 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose…

Researchers develop autofocusing contact lenses

April 8, 2016
Research funded by the National Eye Institute and National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award is exploring a contact lens that…

Report outlines current national issues for children’s eye, vision health

April 7, 2016
A report from the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness found that amblyopia is the most common cause of…
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Victor T. Curtin, MD, long-time professor at Bascom Palmer, dies

March 16, 2016
Victor T. Curtin, MD, professor emeritus of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, died March 9 in Miami. Curtin was the first faculty member…
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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…
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OCT improves diagnosis, monitoring of neuro-ophthalmic diseases

November 23, 2015
LAS VEGAS — OCT is increasingly useful in diagnosing disorders that affect optical pathways to the brain, a speaker told colleagues…
Meeting News Coverage

Panel: Results of workforce study indicate opportunity for optometry

July 3, 2014
PHILADELPHIA – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, a panel presented results of the National Eye Care Workforce Study and predicted an increased…