Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology

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Femtosecond cataract laser system allows for broad inclusion criteria, surgeon says

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — The wide variety of cases that have undergone laser refractive cataract surgery with a new system in one surgeon’s…
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Endothelial cell loss less in femtosecond cataract surgery than standard phaco, study shows

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — Results from a large cohort of patients showed femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery has less endothelial cell loss than…
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More than 50% prevalence of cataract found in study of elderly Taiwan residents

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — Results from the Shihpai Eye Study, which examined local eye health in the Shihpai, Taipei, Taiwan, elderly population, found…
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Continuous IOP monitoring device shows promise in improving patient understanding, compliance

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — A 24-hour IOP monitoring contact lens assisted in showing patients how their daily activities affected their IOP changes…
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Dose-dependent link found between cigarette smoking duration, retinal venular caliber size

April 17, 2012
BUSAN, Korea — Patients with 10 years or more of smoking cessation had comparable retinal venular caliber size to patients who had never…
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New paradigm needed in glaucoma treatment to improve compliance, clinician says

April 17, 2012
BUSAN, Korea — Glaucoma is difficult to treat because it is a chronic condition with no early signs or symptoms, no incentives to seek care…
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Effective delivery systems could address global cataract blindness despite challenges, physician says

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — Addressing cataract blindness is crucial despite worldwide challenges to cataract removal such as suboptimal working conditions…
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Greater exposure to outside light may reduce myopia in children

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — A study showed that education level and academic achievement increased the odds of myopia in children, especially when academic…
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Motivation key to success in transition to femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery

April 16, 2012
BUSAN, Korea — In a presentation on lessons learned in incorporating a femtosecond laser cataract surgery platform into an ophthalmology…
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Study: IOP-lowering treatment cost-effective for normal tension glaucoma patients over long term

Ocular Surgery News Europe Edition, June 2012
BUSAN, Korea — A cost-effectiveness study, the first of its kind to examine cost and normal tension glaucoma care, found that offering…