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Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium to focus on leadership

July 25, 2017

The annual Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium will take place in San Diego from Aug. 10 to 13 with a restructured format, new content and more networking opportunities, meeting chair Lisa Nijm, MD, JD, told Healio.com/OSN.

With more than 300 attendees registered, it is one of the largest meetings dedicated to empowering women in the field of ophthalmology, and the WIO is the only national organization for women in ophthalmology.

Medicare, insurance beneficiaries have improved access to uveal melanoma test

July 18, 2017
Three important access milestones for DecisionDx-UM have been reached, Castle Biosciences announced in a press release. DecisionDx-UM, a prognostic test for uveal…
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Regression time shorter with ophthalmic artery chemosurgery plus intravitreous chemotherapy

May 30, 2017
Ophthalmic artery chemosurgery with intravitreous chemotherapy to treat class 3 retinoblastoma vitreous seeds resulted in a shorter time to regression compared with…

Palladium-103 brachytherapy deemed safe, pupil-sparing treatment

April 17, 2017
Iris melanoma treated with palladium-103 plaque brachytherapy showed patterns of regression that included decreased intrinsic tumor vascularity, increased tumor…
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Patient Characteristics and Surgical Approach Impacting Simultaneous to Alternate Prism Cover Test Disparity After Exotropia Surgery: A Quantitative Look at the Difference in Motor Outcomes

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2017, Volume 54 Issue 4
To investigate the relationship between simultaneous prism and cover test (SPCT) and alternate prism and cover test…
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Glaucoma 2017: Controlling IOP and Promoting Adherence through Novel Therapeutics

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of blindness throughout the world. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to…
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VIDEO: Effective therapies needed for uveal melanoma

March 30, 2017
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