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SURGICAL VIDEO: Iris prosthesis sutured to IOL, implanted during cataract surgery

December 8, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of an iris prosthesis sutured to…
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SURGICAL VIDEO: Toric IOL malrotation realignment pearls

December 7, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, of Virginia Eye Consultants, gives surgical pearls while showing a toric IOL malrotation…
In the Journals

Smartphone app helps identify symptomatic dry eye risk factors

December 6, 2019
A smartphone app’s crowdfunded research helped identify dry eye and its risk factors, according to a study. The DryEyeRhythm app, available in…

MiSight approval leads November ophthalmology news

December 6, 2019
Two FDA actions topped ophthalmology news in November, with an approval for the MiSight contact lens and an orphan drug designation for ProQR’s…
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BLOG: A new level of patient cost accounting

December 6, 2019
You will never hear me say that I’ve heard everything as an eye doctor. As in, “now I’ve heard everything.” Not from me…

Study to focus on microgravity’s effect on microcirculation

December 6, 2019
A research study evaluating the effects microgravity has on the central microcirculation of the bodies of astronauts and jet pilots will begin in…
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BLOG: The biggest problem with collagen cross-linking

December 5, 2019
The biggest problem with collagen cross-linking for keratoconus is that we are not doing enough of it. Depending on how you measure it, the…
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SURGICAL VIDEO: Artificial iris implanted into sulcus during cataract surgery

December 5, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Brandon D. Ayres, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, shows the surgical implantation of a new iris prosthesis into…
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Returning the favor: Never too late to give back as a premium surgeon

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Mitchell A. Jackson, MD
As the holidays approach, I always think of how I can return the favor for all the success and privileges I have had as a premium surgeon. The…

Lifitegrast preoperatively improves refractive outcomes

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
The accuracy of cataract surgery is “profoundly” affected by the condition of the corneal surface, according to John A. Hovanesian, MD
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Is there any truth to the idea of ‘no rub, no cone?’

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
The “no rub, no cone” theory states that excessive eye rubbing is a necessary ingredient in the genesis of keratoconus, which is…

Heat application device offers another option for MGD treatment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD
Understanding of dry eye has improved dramatically, and we have come to appreciate that optimizing the ocular surface and ensuring the health of the…
Complications Consult

Handshake riveting flanged technique an option for intrascleral IOL fixation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Priya Narang, MS
The flanged double-needle technique has been described by Yamane and colleagues for secured fixation of an IOL transsclerally. Threading of the…
By the Numbers

Excess task loading: An overlooked dimension of provider and practice stress

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of
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Evidence seems to favor epithelium-on for future of cross-linking

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The debate over epithelium-on vs. epithelium-off collagen cross-linking for keratoconus and post-corneal refractive surgery ectasia is, in my…
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Child presents with bilateral poor vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Sarah E. Thornton, MD; Catherine Choi, MD
A 7-year-old boy presented to a satellite office of the New England Eye Center after referral from a local optometrist for persistently decreased…
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AI-enabled radar a new tool for diagnosing, monitoring glaucoma

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Researchers used thousands of visual fields to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled visualization tool to project the outcomes and the…
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Advances in epi-on techniques may establish new gold standard in corneal cross-linking

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
In the lively debate over the protocols for corneal collagen cross-linking, epithelium-on techniques have a special place. A transepithelial…

Foundation Fighting Blindness launches retinitis pigmentosa natural history study

December 5, 2019
A natural history study for people with retinitis pigmentosa caused by mutations in the gene EYS has been launched by the Foundation Fighting…
In the Journals

Rates of filled opioid prescriptions for incisional ocular surgery increasing

December 4, 2019
The rates of filled opioid prescriptions for all types of incisional ocular surgery increased over time, according to a study. Researchers evaluated…