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New thermal keratoplasty technique may offer effective, gentle approach to presbyopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — Two-year results with optimal keratoplasty show that the technique may be a safe, effective and gentle approach to presbyopia, according…
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Clinician announces study to evaluate iontophoresis for transepithelial collagen cross-linking

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — A clinical study of iontophoresis as a means of enhancing riboflavin penetration into the corneal stroma during corneal collagen…
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Accelerated cross-linking protocol may be as effective as standard protocol

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
ROME — A second-generation cross-linking device offers increased intensity and optimized beam shaping in order to accelerate and enhance the…
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Recurrent ocular inflammation may benefit from a nutritional treatment approach

July 5, 2012
ROME — Recurrent severe keratitis and other forms of ocular inflammation may be food related and could benefit from a nutritional approach to…
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Addressing higher-order aberrations necessary to determine true astigmatism before photoablation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — When treating astigmatism by photoablation, higher-order aberrations should be addressed first to unmask the true astigmatic axis and…
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Pregnancy may be a significant risk factor for late-onset post-LASIK ectasia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — Pregnancy may trigger late-onset keratectasia up to 9 years after LASIK surgery, according to a cornea specialist here. “There are…
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Low rejection rate after DMEK spurs clinicians to evaluate low-dose steroid management

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, September 2012
ROME — Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty is showing superior results over time compared to Descemet’s stripping…
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Risk of delayed healing makes strict inclusion criteria advisable for combined cross-linking, PRK

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — The combination of cross-linking and photoablation for refractive purposes poses many unanswered questions, and a cautious attitude is…
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Aberration-optimized ablation profile addresses presbyopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — Supracor, an aberration-optimized algorithm for the treatment of presbyopia with the Technolas excimer workstation, shows promise in…
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New inserters improve performance and outcomes of endothelial keratoplasty techniques

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2012
ROME — Donor graft inserters play a crucial role in the success of endothelial keratoplasty techniques, according to one surgeon. “Over…