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CenterVue receives 510(k) clearance for redesigned Macular Integrity Assessment

June 4, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted CenterVue 510(k) clearance for its next-generation Macular Integrity Assessment device, according…

System allows smartphone camera to document external ocular pathology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2014
John M. Graether, MD, MSc
I have long believed that photography is an underutilized resource in our visually oriented specialty. If a relevant picture can be introduced…

Novel 3-D imaging system helps staff visualize, record surgical procedures

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2013
An advanced 3-D imaging technology has practical value in helping surgical teams operate with increased precision and record procedures for…

OCT thickness map most useful in detection of early glaucoma RNFL defects

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2013
Thickness maps generated with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography identified retinal nerve fiber layer defects in glaucomatous eyes more…

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Device allows easy, high-quality surgical video capture via smarthphone

October 7, 2013
AMSTERDAM — An iPhone coupled to the surgical microscope via a simple afocal adapter can produce high-quality surgical videos with the…

Clarity Medical Systems to market new intraoperative aberrometer

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2013
Clarity Medical Systems has received two patents for Holos IntraOp, an intraoperative aberrometer capture and display system that continuously…

SD-OCT useful for predicting corneal power in post-refractive cataract cases

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2013
Jason Bacharach, MD
The challenge with performing manual keratometry or corneal topography on post-refractive patients is that the readings can be inaccurate for…

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OCT essential to glaucoma work-up

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2013
Optical coherence tomography helps in the follow-up process of glaucoma as well as the diagnosis of other related diseases, according to a presenter.

Heidelberg OCT device launched into space for eye exams of space station crew

June 7, 2013
Launched aboard a rocket on June 5, a Spectralis optical coherence tomography imaging device is scheduled to arrive on June 15 at the International…

Complications Consult

SD-OCT used to evaluate anterior chamber inflammation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2013
Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD; Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth
Anterior chamber inflammation can occur after cataract surgery. Slit lamp biomicroscopy has been the conventional method of visualizing the aqueous…

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Optical and visual analysis system provides method to screen PCO

May 23, 2013
MILAN — The Discovery optical analyzer from Innovative Visual Systems provides a rapid method to screen posterior capsule opacification…

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Optical and visual analysis system provides method to screen PCO

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2013
MILAN — The Discovery optical analyzer from Innovative Visual Systems provides a rapid method to screen posterior capsule opacification…

In the Journals

OCT shows high reproducibility in pediatric measurements

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2013
Optical coherence tomography had high reproducibility with reliable measurements in healthy children, according to a study. The prospective…

Commentary

How optical coherence tomography changed our lives

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, February 2013
Paolo Lanzetta, MD
Optical coherence tomography is one of the most extraordinary advancements introduced in ophthalmology.

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OCT angiography may detect pre-perimetric changes in glaucomatous eyes

January 24, 2013
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Optic nerve head microcirculation is reduced in glaucoma patients, a speaker said here. “Conventionally, OCT is used…

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OCT angiography may detect pre-perimetric changes in glaucomatous eyes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2013
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Optic nerve head microcirculation is reduced in glaucoma patients, a speaker said here. “Conventionally, OCT is used…

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Adaptive optics retinal imaging available but limited by high cost

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, March 2013
HYDERABAD, India — By combining adaptive optics with the latest techniques in optical coherence tomography, scientists will open the door to…

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Adaptive optics retinal imaging available but limited by high cost

January 23, 2013
HYDERABAD, India — By combining adaptive optics with the latest techniques in optical coherence tomography, scientists will open the door to…

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Adaptive optics retinal imaging available but limited by high cost

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2013
HYDERABAD, India — By combining adaptive optics with the latest techniques in optical coherence tomography, scientists will open the door to…