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Study: Corneas from older donors suitable for transplantation

April 24, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Corneas from donors between the ages of 76 years and 85 years were suitable for transplantation, according to a study presented at…
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Preop vision a factor in BCVA change after cross-linking

April 23, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Corneal collagen cross-linking thwarted the progression of keratoconus and corneal ectasia in a majority of patients, and corneal…
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Bowman’s layer transplantation shows promise for keratoconus

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Bowman’s layer transplantation reduced or stabilized corneal ectasia in eyes with keratoconus that were not eligible for…
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Lifitegrast appears safe, well-tolerated in dry eye patients

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — A new treatment for dry eye disease showed a high safety profile compared with placebo, according to a study presented here. At the…
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Hyperosmotic soft contact lens well-tolerated in treating corneal edema

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — A novel soft contact lens improved vision and reduced corneal thickness in patients with corneal edema and corneal dystrophy…
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Early approach to DALK for refractory corneal infection yields good results

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — A precocious, or early, approach to deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty prevented recurrence in cases of corneal infection that…
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Speaker discusses advantages of ocular surface stem cell transplant, KPro type 1 for patients with aniridia

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Ocular surface stem cell transplant and implantation of a Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis are beneficial treatment options for…
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Endothelial keratoplasty procedures continue to evolve

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Surgeons have become more precise transplanting less tissue, keynote speaker Francis W. Price Jr., MD, PhD, said in an address on…
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Topography-guided PRK with cross-linking may treat post-LASIK ectasia

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Study of post-LASIK eyes with ectasia that were treated with topography-guided PRK and cross-linking yielded satisfactory safety…
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Cornea Society reaches out globally and to younger members

April 16, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The Cornea Society will continue to strive for a worldwide presence in its subspecialty and will remain actively involved in…