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Adhesives provide comfort, protection in cataract surgery

May 25, 2011
ROME — Adhesives play an important role in ophthalmic surgery, according to two specialists speaking at the annual joint meeting of…
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Premium surgery should aim for perfection

May 25, 2011
ROME — The shrinking U.S. dollar is leading to a division between old-fashioned cataract surgery for those who cannot afford newer…
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Antimetabolites may increase likelihood of leaking blebs

May 24, 2011
Eydie Miller-Ellis ROME — In the quest for successful glaucoma surgery, antimetabolites are more commonly being used, but they are a mixed…
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IOL sets new standard for efficiency, safety, predictability

May 24, 2011
ROME — An IOL offers all the advantages of a no-touch lens implantation procedure and easy, smooth unfolding, according to a surgeon…
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Clinician explains negative dysphotopsia origin, treatment

May 24, 2011
Jack T. Holladay ROME — Negative dysphotopsia, which patients describe as a dark, crescent-shaped temporal shadow that increases with bright…
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Iontophoresis technology provides long-lasting drug delivery with single application

May 24, 2011
John Sheppard ROME — A new iontophoresis system designed to deliver medication to the eye facilitates long-term treatment in a single…
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Femtosecond laser technology will likely be integrated into an increasing number of procedures

May 23, 2011
Richard L. Lindstrom ROME — Femtosecond laser technology has been fully integrated in refractive, corneal and scleral surgery and is likely to be…
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Vitrectomy has become more popular technique for retinal detachment

May 23, 2011
Donald D'Amico ROME — Vitrectomy as a treatment for retinal detachment has gained increasing popularity in recent years. "Approximately 80% more…
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Baby boomer patients have high expectations for cataract surgery

May 23, 2011
ROME — Baby boomer cataract surgery patients expect high performance, innovation and information on technique and technology, according to one…
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IOL exchange safe and simple with the appropriate technique

May 23, 2011
Uday Devgan ROME — IOL exchange is often described as a challenging procedure, with a high risk of intraoperative complications. One speaker here…