In the Journals

Limbal stem cell deficiency after glaucoma surgery differs from deficiency after chemical injury

April 13, 2020
Patients with limbal stem cell deficiency after glaucoma surgery typically experienced only epithelial changes and no corneal neovascularization…
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist shares experience with PPE, other safety precautions in coronavirus pandemic

April 12, 2020
Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, shows and discusses physicians’ use of personal…
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist shares experience with conjunctivitis in patients with COVID-19

April 11, 2020
Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, discusses how some patients with COVID-19 developed a…
In the Journals

PPV, subretinal tissue plasminogen activator injection effective for submacular hemorrhage

April 9, 2020
Pars plana vitrectomy with subretinal tissue plasminogen activator injection led to significant vision improvement in patients with fovea-involving…
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VIDEO: Telehealth a huge challenge with tremendous upside

April 9, 2020
Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, discusses the challenges of implementing telehealth but…

Xen approved for refractory glaucoma in China

April 9, 2020
China’s National Medical Products Administration approved the use of the Xen gel stent for the surgical management of patients with refractory…

Eyevance launches Zerviate in US

April 9, 2020
Eyevance Pharmaceuticals has launched Zerviate, a treatment for ocular itching related to allergic conjunctivitis, in the United States, according to…

BLOG: COVID-19 pandemic: In times of despair, opportunities abound

April 8, 2020
Reading the news and listening to reports of friends and loved ones being affected by the pandemic can be concerning. The calls from local and…

Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

April 8, 2020
COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided…
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist at hospital group updates coronavirus response

April 8, 2020
Marian Macsai, MD, a cornea specialist at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Chicago, discusses how her hospital group has been adapting to treat…

NovaSight launches two telehealth technologies

April 8, 2020
In an effort to improve telehealth platforms through remote diagnostics and digital treatments, NovaSight has launched two products focused on…
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VIDEO: Update on pharmacologic treatment of presbyopia

April 8, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, founder of Minnesota Eye Consultants and OSN Chief Medical Editor, discusses…

AMA: Science, not speculation, will defeat COVID-19

April 8, 2020
During an address to the National Press Club on Tuesday, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, highlighted the importance of using scientifically…

Brace for impact of coronavirus: What now? What next?

April 7, 2020
Ophthalmology is a wonderful profession, but it is uniquely exposed to the adverse impacts of COVID-19. Just 30 days ago, America had a couple…
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VIDEO: Retina specialist updates Cleveland Clinic reaction to coronavirus

April 7, 2020
Rishi P. Singh, MD, discusses how the Cole Eye Institute at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio has been adapting to treat ophthalmology patients during…
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BLOG: Using indirect ophthalmoscopy lenses for retinal laser applications

April 7, 2020
We are all familiar with and routinely utilize condensing and aspheric lenses at the slit lamp during comprehensive eye exams. The lenses produce a…

Zimura receives fast track designation

April 7, 2020
The FDA has granted fast track designation to Zimura for the treatment of geographic atrophy secondary to dry age-related macular degeneration…
In the Journals

PPE-associated headaches increase among health care workers amid COVID-19

April 7, 2020
Prolonged use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic such as N95 masks and protective eyewear was shown to cause or exacerbate…

Contact lens wearers who switch to glasses may reduce odds of contracting, spreading COVID-19

April 6, 2020
The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently published recommendations for “coronavirus eye safety,” including how to limit the spread…

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…