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VIDEO: Studies show laser vitreolysis safe, effective at treating floaters

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal ― At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, I. Paul Singh, MD, and Roxana Fulga, MD,
Lindstrom's Perspective

YAG laser for treatment of floaters still in pioneer stage

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
I obtained a YAG laser very early. I visited my friend Danièle Aron-Rosa, MD, in Paris after her first reports, and she allowed me to perform YAG…
The Dry Eye

The dry eye doc with dry eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Darrell E. White, MD
So many of us went to medical school with a very clear idea of what kind of doctor we would be when we “grew up.” Often times that…

Genetic therapies offer new pathways for ophthalmic disorders

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Genetic therapies for ophthalmic disorders such as inherited retinal dystrophies are moving forward in the field and taking steps toward becoming a…
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Elderly woman presents with rapidly progressive bilateral ophthalmoplegia and blindness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Melina I. Morkin, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
An 80-year-old woman was transferred from an outside hospital to the emergency department at Tufts Medical Center for ophthalmological evaluation…
Cover Story

Technological advances improve safety, precision of YAG vitreolysis for floaters

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
An upgrade in YAG laser technology may be a breakthrough in the management of vitreous floaters, offering a safe, effective and minimally invasive…
Back to Basics

IOL calculations in eyes with prior hyperopic LASIK

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Uday Devgan, MD
We know that patients who underwent prior corneal refractive surgery pose more of a challenge when it comes to performing IOL calculations for…
Point/Counter

Are there alternatives for treating floaters?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Point The problem with floaters is the shadow they cast on the retina when light is projected on them. Size and location play a role: The bigger the…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Anterior chamber vs. posterior chamber IOLs: What works best in eyes with no capsular support?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
Matthew B. Goren, MD, FACS; Mark Gorovoy, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

Autologous stem cell transplantation may be feasible for advanced keratoconus

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2017
A phase 1 pilot study preliminarily showed the safety of autologous adipose-derived adult stem cell transplantation in the corneal stroma and the…
Meeting NewsFrom OSN Europe

Perceived luminance through small aperture greater than expected

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — The perceived brightness with a small aperture is 30% to 60% greater than should be theoretically expected, according to a…
Meeting NewsVideoFrom OSN Europe

VIDEO: CAPSULaser makes capsulotomy easy and reproducible

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about CAPSULaser, a
Meeting NewsFrom OSN EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Translational medicine: From unmet needs to possible solutions, looking at basic science

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, Paolo Rama, MD, talks about corneal limbal stem cell transplantation and topical nerve growth

Two senators reach bipartisan deal to save health insurance subsidies

October 17, 2017
Two senators have struck a bipartisan deal to temporarily preserve subsidies for health insurance companies set to be scrapped by President Donald

Court rules Allergan’s Restasis patents invalid, criticizes Native American deal

October 17, 2017
A federal court ruled Monday that Allergan’s patents for Restasis were invalid “based on obviousness,” opening the door to generic…

California law may minimally impact drug pricing transparency

October 17, 2017
California Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation that will require pharmaceutical companies to give the state advanced notice of, as well as justify…

Topcon’s Pascal Synthesis TwinStar receives 510(k) clearance

October 17, 2017
The FDA has issued 510(k) clearance for the Pascal Synthesis TwinStar laser photocoagulator from Topcon, according to a company press release. The…
Blog

BLOG: Gainsharing/co-management is a great opportunity for physicians, hospitals

October 17, 2017
As a physician, you have a unique ability to make the delivery of health care more efficient and save hospitals money, which ultimately has the…
Meeting NewsFrom OSN EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Customized cross-linking a step forward for well-established technique

October 17, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, Theo G. Seiler Jr., MD, speaks about customized cross-linking and the results of a study in which

Bausch + Lomb announces enVista MX60E IOL

October 17, 2017
Bausch + Lomb introduced the enVista MX60E with StableFlex technology, a hydrophobic acrylic lens with improved material properties to enhance optic…
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