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Novel endoscopic OCT system holds promise for future of vitreoretinal surgery

March 26, 2014
LISBON, Portugal – A novel endoscopic optical coherence tomography system specifically designed for the eye could provide important information…
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New-concept accommodating IOLs might overcome limitations of previous models

March 25, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — New-concept accommodating IOLs may overcome the limitations of existing models, providing a true alternative to…
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Speaker highlights controversies, evolving management strategies for infectious keratitis

March 25, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Culture-directed therapy should be preferred to empirical methods in cases of severe and non-severe infectious keratitis…
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Specialist speaks in favor of anti-VEGF with bimonthly regimen

March 25, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Aflibercept, a designed molecule that can meet all expectations from the start of treatment, is the latest promising option…
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Specialist: Original AREDS formulation still best option for non-smokers

March 25, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Because there are no safety issues in non-smokers exposed to beta-carotene, there is no reason why these patients should be…
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New cross-linking protocol, device may help fight infectious keratitis on a global scale

March 24, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — An optimized treatment protocol, a miniaturized device that mounts on a slit lamp and a new photosensitizing agent may allow…
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Cost, accessibility remain issues for homebased monitoring of AMD

March 24, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Daily home-based monitoring of age-related macular degeneration can have a positive impact on prompt, early treatment and…
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Under-monitoring, under-treatment of AMD confirmed by real-life studies

March 24, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Real-life studies carried out in different countries confirmed that age-related macular degeneration patients who require…
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Ocriplasmin injection showed high rate of success in select VMT patients

March 24, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Real-life data of a selected, homogeneous group of patients with vitreomacular traction only, treated by a single injection…