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SURGICAL VIDEO: Iris prosthesis sutured to IOL, implanted during cataract surgery

December 8, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of an iris prosthesis sutured to…

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SURGICAL VIDEO: Toric IOL malrotation realignment pearls

December 7, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, of Virginia Eye Consultants, gives surgical pearls while showing a toric IOL malrotation…

MiSight approval leads November ophthalmology news

December 6, 2019
Two FDA actions topped ophthalmology news in November, with an approval for the MiSight contact lens and an orphan drug designation for ProQR’s…

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SURGICAL VIDEO: Artificial iris implanted into sulcus during cataract surgery

December 5, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of a new iris prosthesis into…

Lifitegrast preoperatively improves refractive outcomes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
The accuracy of cataract surgery is “profoundly” affected by the condition of the corneal surface, according to John A. Hovanesian, MD

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Handshake riveting flanged technique an option for intrascleral IOL fixation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Priya Narang, MS
The flanged double-needle technique has been described by Yamane and colleagues for secured fixation of an IOL transsclerally. Threading of the…

In the Journals

Rates of filled opioid prescriptions for incisional ocular surgery increasing

December 4, 2019
The rates of filled opioid prescriptions for all types of incisional ocular surgery increased over time, according to a study. Researchers evaluated…

Johnson & Johnson Vision launches Tecnis toric II one-piece IOL

December 4, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Vision is launching the Tecnis toric II one-piece IOL, which has been approved by the FDA, according to a press release. The…

J-code activations simplify billing reimbursements for practices

December 3, 2019
Several CMS-designated permanent and product-specific J-codes recently went into effect, allowing three ophthalmology-minded pharmaceutical companies…

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SURGICAL VIDEO: Iris prosthesis implant surgery

December 2, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of a new iris prosthesis. The…

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VIDEO: ‘Excellent’ early visual results achieved with Light Adjustable Lens in US

December 1, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses his early visual results in patients implanted with the Light Adjustable Lens…

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VIDEO: Surgeon shares alternative technique for removing IOL

November 30, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Uday Devgan, MD, discusses a variation on how to explant an IOL that may be easier and more useful to…

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VIDEO: Twist technique for IOL explant, exchange

November 27, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Uday Devgan, MD, shares surgical videos of a “twist” technique for explanting an IOL.

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VIDEO: Devgan’s top 3 takeaways from OSN New York

November 25, 2019
NEW YORK — Uday Devgan, MD, relates his favorite three things he learned at OSN New York 2019.

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VIDEO: How to manage vision surprises after toric IOL implantation

November 20, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses the reasons behind and strategies for dealing with toric IOL visual acuity…

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VIDEO: How to handle complicated cataract surgery cases with glued IOL

November 18, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Ashvin Agarwal, MD, discusses how he incorporates the glued IOL technique to complex cataract surgeries such…

Blog

BLOG: If you could clone yourself

November 18, 2019
Doctors, what is your most valuable resource and the one thing every patient wants more of? Your time. Being an excellent doctor requires lots of…

Back to Basics

Paired phaco incisions can treat corneal astigmatism

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2019
Uday Devgan, MD
Cataract surgery is our most powerful refractive procedure based on the spherical power that we can correct. Anything from –30 D of myopia to…

Eulogy for Dr. Spencer Thornton

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2019
Robert H. Osher, MD
Dr. Spencer Thornton lived his life to the fullest, and he touched and improved thousands of lives along the way. I was just one of the many. For the…

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Light Adjustable Lens a disruptive technology in cataract surgery

November 15, 2019
NEW YORK — Since its commercial rollout in July, the Light Adjustable Lens has been implanted in 18 sites across the country, offering surgeons…