American Ophthalmological Society Meeting

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Pneumatic vitreolysis resolves focal vitreomacular traction

June 1, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Pneumatic vitreolysis with limited face-down positioning appears to be a viable treatment option for resolving focal…
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Half-dose verteporfin PDT increases visual acuity, reduces recurrence in central serous chorioretinopathy

May 31, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Photodynamic therapy with half-dose verteporfin significantly increased visual acuity in eyes with central serous…
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Combination of vitrectomy, penetrating keratoplasty stabilizes visual acuity

May 27, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Combined pars plana vitrectomy and penetrating keratoplasty stabilized visual acuity but yielded only modest visual…
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Radiation-induced maculopathy may respond better to dexamethasone

May 26, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Recalcitrant radiation maculopathy after iodine-125 brachytherapy for uveal melanoma responded better to intravitreal…
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OCT angiography quantitates differences in lesion responses to anti-VEGF therapy

May 25, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Type 1 neovascular lesions are large, mature and resistant to anti-VEGF therapy, whereas type 3 lesions are small…
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Researcher analyzes over-prescription of antibiotics for acute conjunctivitis

May 24, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Acute conjunctivitis is typically managed by all types of health care providers, not just ophthalmologists. Even…
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OCT angiography with projection resolution algorithm quantifies retinal vessel density

May 23, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using OCT angiography and a novel “projection resolution and reflectance compensation” algorithm to…
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Social media tools offer opportunity to target health care consumers

May 22, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Facebook and Twitter are tools, not toys, with specific demographic penetrance and specific demographic targets, according to…
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Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves…
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IOP decrease after trabeculectomy may slow or reverse rate of visual field decay

May 20, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Clinical observation of visual sensitivity improvement after a robust decrease in IOP is not a rare phenomenon, nor is such…