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VIDEO: Chandelier light aids buckling surgery

December 30, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — At the FLOREtina meeting, Manish Nagpal, MD, explains chandelier-based buckling surgery, a variation of classic scleral buckling…
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VIDEO: Argus II implantations yield positive results

December 29, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — At the FLOREtina meeting, Fernando Arevalo, MD, reports on his experience with the implantation of the Argus II retinal prosthesis…
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VIDEO: Inaugural FLOREtina meeting embraces ‘best of the retinal world’

December 28, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — The first edition of the FLOREtina International Congress greeted about 1,500 attendees and about 100 speakers, and included 2 days…
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VIDEO: Speaker — Early anti-VEGF treatment yields better final outcomes in CNV

December 27, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — At the FLOREtina meeting, Young-Hee Yoon, MD, PhD, gives her views on when to start and how long to continue anti-VEGF treatment…
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Study: Moderate caffeine intake may improve surgical performance

December 22, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — A moderate intake of caffeine enhances performance in retina microsurgery, according to a poster presented at the FLOREtina…
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Specific genetic factors may lead to negative response to AREDS formulation

December 21, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — High-dose zinc, as in the AREDS and AREDS2 formulations, may be harmful in patients with high complement factor H and low…
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VIDEO: Researcher describes use of OCT angiography in studies of diabetic retinopathy

December 21, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — At the FLOREtina meeting, Yuichi Ogura, MD, shares the results of two studies in which healthy eyes and eyes with diabetic…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses outcomes of two DRCR.net trials

December 19, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — At the FLOREtina meeting, Susan Bressler, MD, presents the main outcomes of DRCR.net Protocol S and Protocol T trials and…
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Home-monitoring device helps to detect CNV earlier

December 18, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — Home monitoring with a preferential hyperacuity perimetry device allows early detection of choroidal…
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Continuous monitoring of ocular perfusion pressure during vitrectomy may prevent visual field defect

December 17, 2015
FLORENCE, Italy — Continuous monitoring of mean ocular perfusion pressure during pars plana vitrectomy may preserve patients from…