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Surgery may not be advisable for patients with Brown's syndrome

February 8, 2012
MIAMI — Long-term follow-up of patients with Brown's syndrome suggested a conservative, nonsurgical approach, according to a presenter here. …
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Variations in national health care regulations pose challenge for European Union

February 8, 2012
MIAMI — Aside from a centralized approval process for biotechnology drugs and uniform drug labels, widespread variation exists among nations in…
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Study shows low rate of endophthalmitis after
anti-VEGF injections

OSN Retina, March 2012
MIAMI — A large-scale, single-center analysis demonstrated a low rate of endophthalmitis associated with anti-VEGF treatment, a presenter here said. …
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Injectable drugs for strabismus may be wave of future, speaker predicts

February 7, 2012
MIAMI — New drugs for strabismus may replace incisional surgery, a presenter here said. "This may seem like a provocative statement, that…
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CABERNET study does not meet primary endpoint at 2 years

OSN Retina, March 2012
MIAMI — Visual acuity results for epimacular brachytherapy to treat wet age-related macular degeneration did not meet a study's primary endpoint at 2…
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Endothelial and lamellar keratoplasty may have lower risk of graft rejection than PK

February 6, 2012
MIAMI — The prevalence of immunologic allograft rejection may be higher with penetrating keratoplasty than with endothelial keratoplasty and…
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Piggyback monofocal and multifocal IOLs may safely correct high myopia

February 6, 2012
MIAMI — Placing a monofocal IOL and a piggybacked multifocal IOL in the capsular bag may safely restore distance and near vision in patients…
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Early results for laser-assisted dacryocystorhinostomy may be disappointing, speaker says

February 3, 2012
MIAMI — Despite recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, diode laser for dacryocystorhinostomy may not meet expectations, a presentation…
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Informed consent process for cataract surgery has become more complex, presenter says

February 3, 2012
MIAMI — The advent of premium IOLs has complicated the informed consent process, presenting new challenges for surgeons in recommending the…
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Individualized treatment may be key in managing ocular inflammation after cataract surgery

February 3, 2012
MIAMI — A presenter here suggested individualized management of ocular inflammation following cataract surgery. "I think it is important that…