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Researchers predict greater need for low vision services

November 2, 2017

The exponential growth in the prevalence of low vision with age reflects the increased risk of vision loss as a result of age-related eye disease each year, according to researchers utilizing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

The 6,016 survey participants ranged from younger than 18 years to older than 45 years.

Macula, optic nerve defects common in congenital Zika syndrome

October 25, 2017
All infants with suspected congenital Zika syndrome have been found to have vision impairment, S. Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and…
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Should I choose distance vision in both eyes, monovision, EDOFs or multifocals?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2017
Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, FACS
Deciding the refractive target and IOL for cataract surgery is a daunting task for both the surgeon and patient. The first two questions that must be answered are: Do…

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…
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Accuracy of Visual Estimation of LASIK Flap Thickness

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2017, Volume 33 Issue 11
To assess the accuracy of surgeons' visual estimation of LASIK flap thickness when created by a femtosecond laser by…
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Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

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

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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