MiSight approval leads November ophthalmology news

December 6, 2019
Two FDA actions topped ophthalmology news in November, with an approval for the MiSight contact lens and an orphan drug designation for ProQR’s…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Child presents with bilateral poor vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 10, 2019
Sarah E. Thornton, MD; Catherine Choi, MD
A 7-year-old boy presented to a satellite office of the New England Eye Center after referral from a local optometrist for persistently decreased…

Johnson & Johnson Vision launches Tecnis toric II one-piece IOL

December 4, 2019
Johnson & Johnson Vision is launching the Tecnis toric II one-piece IOL, which has been approved by the FDA, according to a press release. The…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ‘Excellent’ early visual results achieved with Light Adjustable Lens in US

December 1, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses his early visual results in patients implanted with the Light Adjustable Lens…

BLOG: Do we understand the true risk factors for myopia? Big data studies help

November 27, 2019
Refractive error, in particular myopia, remains a leading cause of visual impairment worldwide. But do we really understand the risk factors? What is…

In the Journals

FLEx results stable after 10 years

November 25, 2019
Patients who underwent femtosecond lenticule extraction for the treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism had stable results 10 years after the…

EyeGate’s Ocular Bandage Gel eye drop meets endpoint

November 22, 2019
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals’ Ocular Bandage Gel eye drop improved corneal re-epithelialization better than a bandage contact lens in a pivotal PRK…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: How to manage vision surprises after toric IOL implantation

November 20, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses the reasons behind and strategies for dealing with toric IOL visual acuity…

Meeting News

Gentle removal of epithelium in EBK leads to better outcomes

November 19, 2019
NEW YORK — Epi-Bowman keratectomy removes a patient’s epithelium in layers as atraumatically as possible during surface ablation and can…

Meeting News

Integrating SMILE into practice takes time, strategy

November 18, 2019
NEW YORK — The integration of SMILE into clinical practice takes patience and the willingness to experience a learning curve, a speaker said…

Eulogy for Dr. Spencer Thornton

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2019
Robert H. Osher, MD
Dr. Spencer Thornton lived his life to the fullest, and he touched and improved thousands of lives along the way. I was just one of the many. For the…

Pharmacological presbyopia options top AAO news

November 12, 2019
In October, the American Academy of Ophthalmology held its annual meeting in San Francisco. Healio/OSN was there to report on presentations and…

ReviewSupplemental Data

Complications and Explantation Reasons in Intracorneal Ring Segments (ICRS) Implantation: A Systematic Review

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To review the intraoperative and postoperative complications after intracorneal ring segment implantation and to report the explantation rate among…

BiomechanicsSupplemental Data

Corneal Viscous Properties Cannot Be Determined From Air-Puff Applanation

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To assess whether corneal viscous properties are measureable with air-puff applanation in patients. The study had 312 normal eyes, 107 fellow eyes of…

BiomechanicsSupplemental Data

Depth-Dependent Reduction of Biomechanical Efficacy of Contact Lens–Assisted Corneal Cross-linking Analyzed by Brillouin Microscopy

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To determine the relative impact of contact lens– assisted corneal cross-linking (CACXL) and standard protocol CXL (CXL) on regional corneal…

Report

Stromal Rejection After SMILE for the Correction of Astigmatism After Graft

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To describe a case of stromal rejection in a 46-year-old man after small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) for the correction of residual…

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

Influence of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Parameters on Myopic Correction in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To evaluate the influence of different extrinsic and intrinsic parameters on outcomes in eyes with myopia or myopic astigmatism that underwent small…

Original Article

SMILE, Topography-Guided LASIK, and Wavefront-Guided LASIK: Review of Clinical Outcomes in Premarket Approval FDA Studies

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To review clinical outcomes of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration premarket approval (PMA) studies of the three recently approved refractive…

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

Comparison of FDA-Reported Visual and Refractive Outcomes of the Toric ICL Lens, SMILE, and Topography-Guided LASIK for the Correction of Myopia and Myopic Astigmatism

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To compare U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–reported visual and refractive outcomes following surgical correction of myopia and myopic…

Original Article

10-Year Results of FLEx Refractive Surgery

Journal of Refractive Surgery, November 2019, Volume 35 Issue 11
To evaluate the 10-year results of femtosecond lenticule extraction (FLEx) for treatment of myopia and myopic astigmatism. This long-term follow-up…