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Atopic dermatitis associated with ocular disease risk

June 20, 2017

Adults with atopic dermatitis had a significantly higher risk of developing conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconus compared with the general population, according to recently published study results in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Researchers in Denmark used nationwide registries of all Danish adults at least 18 years of age on Jan. 1, 1997 to determine adults with atopic dermatitis (AD). Controls and patients were followed through Dec. 31, 2012, death, migration or occurrence of an endpoint.

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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: PCO treatment would disrupt cataract surgery

June 19, 2017
The No. 1 unmet need in cataract surgery today is a safe and effective method to prevent posterior capsular opacity. Our inability to conquer the biology of the lens…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Equalize pressure gradient to maintain control during removal of intumescent cataract

June 18, 2017
There are many challenges associated with phacoemulsification of intumescent white cataracts: The opaque lens material blocks the red reflex and hinders visualization of…

Top videos from Kiawah Eye

June 17, 2017
Kiawah Eye 2017 took place June 1 to 3 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and featured presentations on the latest ocular surgery advancements and treatment options…
Clinical Science

Reproducibility of an Analysis Software for Qualitative Observation of Elschnig Pearls

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2010, Volume 41 Issue 5
To determine the reproducibility of a semi-objective analysis software for the morphological analysis of single…
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Cataract360TM - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

Successful cataract surgery is a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment, planning…
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VIDEO: Surgeon speaks about latest improvements in phacodynamics

June 9, 2017
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In the Journals

Atopic dermatitis associated with ocular disease risk

June 20, 2017
Adults with atopic dermatitis had a significantly higher risk of developing conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconus compared with the general…

Publication Exclusive

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: PCO treatment would disrupt cataract surgery

June 19, 2017
The No. 1 unmet need in cataract surgery today is a safe and effective method to prevent posterior capsular opacity. Our inability to conquer the…

Publication Exclusive

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Equalize pressure gradient to maintain control during removal of intumescent cataract

June 18, 2017
There are many challenges associated with phacoemulsification of intumescent white cataracts: The opaque lens material blocks the red reflex and…

Top videos from Kiawah Eye

June 17, 2017
Kiawah Eye 2017 took place June 1 to 3 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and featured presentations on the latest ocular surgery advancements and…

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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Time is ripe to rethink posterior optic capture techniques

June 16, 2017
Techniques that place the IOL optic in Berger’s space after primary posterior capsulotomy have been around for some time. Surgeons who…

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BLOG: No-assistant technique for glued IOL procedure

June 15, 2017
Various modifications are described for glued IOL surgery. In this video, I showcase my technique of performing glued IOL surgery that was published…

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BLOG: Do you really expect me to open the posterior capsule?

June 14, 2017
In this issue of OSN, our cover story tackles a very challenging subject: posterior capsule buttonholing and posterior optic capture during cataract…

David Karcher, ASCRS executive director, to retire in 2018

June 14, 2017
David Karcher, executive director and CEO of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31…

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VIDEO: Some patients with diabetes at high risk for edema after cataract surgery

June 13, 2017
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. ― At Kiawah Eye 2017, Jake McMillan, MD, a resident at the Storm Eye Institute at MUSC, discusses his presentation that showed…

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VIDEO: Software integrates with EMR to assist in patient education and follow-up care

June 12, 2017
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. ― At Kiawah Eye 2017, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how his practice uses MDbackline software, which is integrated…

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