Appeals court reverses injunction against BlephEx

April 6, 2020
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a lower court’s order regarding BlephEx’s ongoing patent litigation with Myco…

‘Unmasking COVID-19’: Healio to launch new podcast for front-line clinicians

April 6, 2020
Information about COVID-19 is evolving at a rapid pace. To help physicians stay informed of the latest developments, Healio is launching the…

ProQR’s Usher syndrome candidate shows positive interim data

April 6, 2020
Interim results of a phase 1/2 clinical trial of QR-421a has shown early evidence of activity in Usher syndrome, with 25% of patients experiencing a…
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SURGICAL VIDEO: Improve endothelial keratoplasty results

April 6, 2020
This is a case of pseudophakic bullous keratopathy with a subluxated three-piece IOL. In this approach, repair with glued IOL and single-pass…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Pearls for canal-based microstents in cataract surgery

April 5, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Savak Sev Teymoorian, MD, MBA, of Harvard Eye Associates in Laguna Hills, California…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Clinic manager discusses implementation of telehealth with EMR in private practice

April 4, 2020
Mary Finnegan, COT, clinic manager at Eye Consultants of Atlanta, discusses the early stages of implementing telehealth for patient visits and how…

Telemedicine provides path forward for ophthalmology during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected the practice of medicine across all specialties, but with recently expanded CMS telehealth guidelines…

MatterHackers facilitating 3D-printed medical equipment during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
MatterHackers, a 3D printing company based in California, is using its network of employees and customers to connect those in need of medical aid…
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VIDEO: Ophthalmologist gives snapshot of coronavirus impact on eye hospital system in India

April 3, 2020
In this Healio video, Ashvin Agarwal, MD, discusses how the coronavirus has affected daily life under lockdown in Chennai, India, to combat the…
In the Journals

Ab interno trabeculotomy with Trab360 effective in childhood glaucomas

April 3, 2020
Two-thirds of eyes with childhood glaucomas that underwent ab interno trabeculotomy with the Trab360 device experienced postoperative IOP of 24 mm Hg…
Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary: Managing a private practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
In this Guest Commentary, Peter R. Honig, DO, a family physician with a private practice
In the Journals

AAO coronavirus website provides timely updates for ophthalmologists

April 2, 2020
An American Academy of Ophthalmology website, “Important coronavirus updates for ophthalmologists,” has provided ophthalmologists with…

EyePoint reduces staff in response to COVID-19

April 2, 2020
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals has reorganized its operations and will downsize its workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a press…
Video

VIDEO: Ophthalmologist shares ‘deployment’ to ER in fight against coronavirus

April 2, 2020
In this Healio video, while wearing her practice-mandated surgical mask, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, interviews Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc
Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Woman presents with elevated IOP

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Chandru Krishnan, MD; Malgorzata Dymerska, MD
A 71-year-old woman was referred to the New England Eye Center for evaluation of elevated IOP in the left eye. Four weeks before presentation, she…
Point/Counter

What is your approach to identifying and managing ocular surface disease before ocular surgery?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Treating dry eye before cataract surgery or any refractive surgery is critically important. Typically in my practice we perform topographies and slit…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Use ABCDs to capture patients with ocular surface disease for long term

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Cornea Clinical Committee has provided us another excellent guideline for the diagnosis and…
Complications Consult

Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty an alternative for plateau iris

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth; Dhivya Ashok Kumar, MD, FRCS, FAICO, FICO
The iris, which imparts the unique color of the human eye, is named after the Greek goddess Iris, meaning rainbow. In the embryology of the eye, iris…
Cover StoryPerspective

ASCRS algorithm addresses ocular surface disease in five steps

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery has a message for its membership and for the global community of ophthalmologists at large…
By the Numbers

Anticipating, mitigating coronavirus impacts on private practice: A thought experiment

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2020
John B. Pinto
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