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VIDEO: Combination MIGS

June 24, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – At the Kiawah Eye meeting, OSN Glaucoma Board Member Savak “Sev” Teymoorian, MD, MBA, talks about…
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VIDEO: Canal-based glaucoma surgery

June 23, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – At the Kiawah Eye meeting, OSN Glaucoma Section Editor Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, discusses canal -based glaucoma…
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VIDEO: Supraciliary-based glaucoma surgery

June 22, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – At the Kiawah Eye meeting, Reay H. Brown, MD, discusses the role of the Alcon CyPass micro-stent in the context of the…

Acucela’s oral DR formulation shows potential to reduce retinal thickness

June 22, 2018
Oral emixustat hydrochloride reduced central subfield retinal thickness more than placebo in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy, with…

Telling it like it is about cataract surgery with no restrictions

June 22, 2018
The ninth annual Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is meeting will provide top-quality, uncensored, cutting-edge education to ophthalmologists…
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VIDEO: Visual outcomes of an EDOF toric IOL targeted for emmetropia or nanovision

June 22, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Kerry D. Solomon, MD, compares visual outcomes, patient satisfaction and visual…
In the Journals

Early VA gain predictive of visual response after dexamethasone treatment

June 21, 2018
Early visual acuity gain of 10 or more letters was predictive of a sustained response at 24 months after intravitreal dexamethasone treatment of…
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VIDEO: Automated capsulotomy: Pearls for surgical success

June 21, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – At the Kiawah Eye meeting, OSN Cornea/External Disease Section Editor Elizabeth Yeu, MD, presents on the intraoperative…

Kala plans advancement of dry eye treatment

June 21, 2018
Kala Pharmaceuticals plans to submit a new drug application to the FDA this year for a formulation of a short-term treatment for dry eye disease…

FDA lifts warning letter against STAAR Surgical

June 21, 2018
The FDA has issued a close-out letter to STAAR Surgical, lifting a 2014 warning regarding the manufacture of Visian Implantable Collamer Lens…
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VIDEO: More efficient, safer and effective cataract and glaucoma surgery

June 20, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, OSN Glaucoma Section Editor Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, gives tips on increasing safety in…

ACP: Trump’s new insurance rule weakens patient protections

June 20, 2018
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump issued a new health insurance rule that would roll back essential patient protections established by the…

Quantel launches LacryDiag dry eye diagnosis device

June 20, 2018
At the World Ophthalmology Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Quantel Medical launched the LacryDiag ocular surface analyzer for the diagnosis of dry eye…

Iridex’s Cyclo G6 glaucoma laser approved in South Korea

June 20, 2018
South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has approved the Cyclo G6 glaucoma laser system, Iridex announced in a press release. The Cyclo…

AMA opposes CVS-Aetna merger

June 20, 2018
AMA has determined that the proposed merger of CVS Health and Aetna should be blocked due to its likely negative consequences for patients and health…

Choroidal melanoma treatment shows promising early results in phase 1b/2 trial

June 20, 2018
Light-activated AU-011 for the treatment of primary choroidal melanoma was well tolerated with no severe adverse events, while showing promising…
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BLOG: Leading with compassion, part 4

June 19, 2018
OWL recently conducted a Q&A with Leela Raju, MD, chief of the Ophthalmology Service at Bellevue Hospital and a clinical associate professor at…

First Argentinian patient receives EyeMax Mono lens for AMD

June 19, 2018
The first EyeMax Mono lens implant procedure for age-related macular degeneration was performed in Argentina, LEH Pharma announced in a press…
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VIDEO: Simplifying the management of the loose lens

June 19, 2018
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Michael D. Patterson, DO, discusses managing complicated cases.

First patient enrolled in phase 3 epi-on cross-linking trial

June 19, 2018
Avedro has enrolled the first patient in a pivotal phase 3 trial of its epi-on corneal collagen cross-linking procedure for progressive keratoconus…