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Clinicians should take a practical approach to diagnosing, managing bacterial keratitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A practical, empirical, evidence-based approach is the best strategy for diagnosing and treating bacterial keratitis…
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Acanthamoeba keratitis requires early diagnosis, aggressive treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis hinges on prompt diagnosis and targeted therapy, according to a speaker here…
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OCT plays increasingly important role in assessing neuro-ophthalmic pathology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Optical coherence tomography promises to enable increasingly accurate in vivo assessment of anatomic changes associated…
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Retina specialists ready for on-label use of ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesion

January 8, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A newly approved drug is poised for on-label clinical use in patients with vitreomacular adhesion, a speaker said here…
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Pediatric glaucoma demands accurate diagnosis and constant monitoring

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Pediatric glaucoma is a multifactorial disease spectrum that is difficult to diagnose and treat, according to a speaker…
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Infectious keratitis risk increases 10-fold in extended-wear contact lens users

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The risk of contact lens-related infectious keratitis is increased 10-fold among extended-wear contact lens users, a…
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Safety, efficacy and accuracy continue to improve with femtosecond laser cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Despite a few disadvantages, femtosecond laser technology has made deep inroads in cataract surgery, a speaker said here…
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Evolving technologies keep IOP at forefront of glaucoma diagnosis, assessment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2013
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Innovations in tonometry provide increasingly accurate IOP readings, a speaker said here. “The [American Academy of…