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Surgery shift to ASCs tops recent cataract news

December 17, 2017

A study regarding the location of cataract surgeries led recent cataract news on Healio.com/OSN. Researchers found most patients undergoing cataract surgery did so at an ASC rather than a hospital outpatient department.

Other leading cataract surgery news included an FDA approval, a presentation from the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans and an alert from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

OSN’s Publication Exclusives focus on inherited retinal dystrophies

December 16, 2017
The Dec. 10 issue of Ocular Surgery News focused on inherited retinal dystrophies including retinitis pigmentosa, Leber congenital amaurosis and Stargardt disease. The…
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BLOG: What are we doing and what should we be doing to prevent infection?

December 15, 2017
Ten years ago, the prevailing sentiment among anterior segment surgeons was that the best way to prevent infection from aggressive bacteria was to use…

Ohr Pharmaceutical reports net loss for fiscal year

December 15, 2017
Ohr Pharmaceutical reported a net loss of $23.8 million, or $0.53 per share, for its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 compared with a net loss of $25.8 million, or $0.82…
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Newly designed method based on deep learning can detect macular fluid

December 15, 2017
An automated method based on deep learning to identify and quantify intraretinal cystoid fluid and subretinal fluid is an accurate digital analysis tool. Researchers…
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Video Game Vision Syndrome: A New Clinical Picture in Children?

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To examine a possible relationship between exposure to video games/electronic screens and visual issues in children…
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Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema: Optimal Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy for Vision Preservation and Restoration

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) are 2 of the most common causes of blindness among…
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VIDEO: Study finds most adjunctive glaucoma therapies used only twice a day

November 28, 2017
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