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BLOG: Laser cataract: What it brings to my practice

June 19, 2019
Welcome to the debut post of my new blog on laser cataract surgery. In this space, I will discuss what you need to know about successfully…

Central serous chorioretinopathy patient treated with Lutronic’s R:GEN laser in Korea

June 19, 2019
Lutronic Vision’s R:GEN retina treatment laser has been used to treat the first patient with central serous chorioretinopathy at Seoul National…
In the JournalsPerspective

LipiFlow more effective than warm compress for dry eye disease

June 18, 2019
One session of vectored thermal pulsation was more efficacious than a warm compress for treating dry eye disease, according to a study. The…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: The next 5 to 10 years in presbyopia correction

June 18, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, envisions that refractive surgeons will have more than 30 surgical…

Retinitis pigmentosa stem cell study tops ARVO news

June 18, 2019
The annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from April 28 to May 2. Here are…

Ribomic's wet AMD candidate shows positive phase 1/2a topline results

June 18, 2019
A single dose of RBM-007, an oligonucleotide-based aptamer with anti-FGF2 activity, showed positive topline results in a phase 1/2a clinical trial in…
In the Journals

Antihistamine-releasing contact lens relieves symptoms of ocular allergy

June 17, 2019
In two parallel clinical trials, an antihistamine-releasing contact lens reduced symptoms in patients with allergic conjunctivitis. Two hundred…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Pearls for performing safe intravitreal injections

June 17, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Steve Charles, MD, gives his presentation on how to avoid endophthalmitis when giving…

Dosing begins in topical ST-266 trial for persistent corneal epithelial defects

June 17, 2019
Noveome Biotherapeutics has dosed the first patient in a phase 2 trial of ST266 for persistent corneal epithelial defects, according to a press…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Treatment of ROP still extremely difficult

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Retinopathy of prematurity was first reported in 1942, so every ophthalmologist practicing today is familiar with this entity and its relationship to…
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Older woman presents with new-onset diplopia

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Alison Lauter, MD; Geetha Athappilly, MD
A 78-year-old woman with a medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diet-controlled type 2 diabetes, gout, osteopenia and herpes zoster…
Cover Story

Smaller infants, aggressive disease necessitate evolution in ROP treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Retinopathy of prematurity, a neovascular retinal disorder of childhood, is a leading cause of visual morbidity worldwide. Currently, ROP is treated…
Back to Basics

Intravitreal injections can lead to cataract complications

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Uday Devgan, MD
In the past decade, intravitreal injections have transformed the way that we treat retinal disease, particularly vascular issues, with anti-VEGF…
The Dry Eye

Enter the whales, part 2

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
In my fanciful sea of dry eye care, the story line begins with Poseidon — Dr. Michael Lemp — and is carried forward by powerful sharks…
CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Dry eye experts debate procedural vs. medical therapy for ocular rosacea

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Laura M. Periman, MD; Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…
Point/Counter

Can a thorough follow-up ROP exam be done without fluorescein angiography?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Fluorescein angiography is a great way to look at the vasculature in retinopathy of prematurity, but it has its limitations: the expense of the…
Feature

BLOG: Don’t get burned: Physician burnout and what you can do

June 17, 2019
Physician burnout continues to garner headlines in medical literature so much so that the WHO recently added it to their international diseases…

Trump administration sued over requirement to include drug prices in TV ads

June 17, 2019
Amgen, Merck, Eli Lilly and the Association of National Advertisers sued the Trump administration last week, seeking to avoid complying with an HHS…
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BLOG: ROP: A growing burden on the not-so-poor world

June 17, 2019
If she were born 15 years ago, 2-year-old Marina Gabrielian would not have lived long enough to develop retinopathy of prematurity. Fortunately for…
Feature

Clinician who sought mental health help shares journey

June 17, 2019
The struggle clinicians face in helping their patients, performing their required paperwork and maintaining a family life, all while maintaining…