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Nonconventional procedure leads to faster resolution for acute dacryocystitis

September 6, 2017

Primary nonendoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy may lead to faster resolution for patients with acute dacryocystitis compared with those treated with delayed external dacryocystorhinostomy, according to a study.

Patients with acute dacryocystitis treated with primary nonendoscopic endonasal dacryocystorhinostomy (NEN-DCR) experienced complete resolution of their symptoms in a mean of 21.4 days compared with 38.69 days for patients treated with delayed external dacryocystorhinostomy (EXT-DCR) (P = .000014). The retrospective study included 23 patients treated with NEN-DCR and 23 patients treated with EXT-DCR.

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VIDEO: Pearls for filler injections

August 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO ― At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium here, Femida Kherani, MD, discusses pearls for performing filler injections as well as key tips for topical…
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Esotropia, ductions worsened in patients undergoing decompression surgery

August 10, 2017
Decompression surgery yielded worsening of both esotropia and ductions, according to a study. The retrospective cohort study aimed to describe post-decompression changes…
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Causal agents correlated with eyelid allergic dermatitis

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A study investigating the causes of eyelid allergic dermatitis found a common correlation with glaucoma medications, topical cosmetics and skin care products. A short…
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Switching Anti-VEGF Drugs in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2017, Volume 48 Issue 9
Since their introduction in the late 2000s, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents have become the…
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Ocular Surface Diseases Disorders and Dysfunctions™: Volume 3, Number 1

Ocular surface disease (OSD) is a group of disorders commonly seen in ophthalmic practice, but it is challenging to…
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American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

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VIDEO: Diagnosis and management of eyelid lesions

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