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…

MatterHackers facilitating 3D-printed medical equipment during COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020
MatterHackers, a 3D printing company based in California, is using its network of employees and customers to connect those in need of medical aid…

New COVID-19 test available in the US

March 18, 2020
The FDA granted emergency use authorization to Quidel for the company’s Lyra SARS-CoV-2 assay, a real-time test designed to detect the COVID-19…

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VIDEO: Surgeon discusses new tech paradigms in ophthalmology

March 9, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Mohamed Shafik Shaheen, MD, speaks about the…

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VIDEO: Expert shares views on AI paradigm shift in ophthalmology

February 25, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Béatrice Cochener-Lamard, MD, immediate…

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Neurostimulation reduces ocular pain, dryness

November 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —Noninvasive internasal neurostimulation with TrueTear increased tear volume as well as reduced ocular dryness and pain intensity…

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VIDEO: Analyzing astigmatism surgery

November 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Noel Alpins, AM, FRANZCO, FRCOphth, FACS, discusses a new resource to help…

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Artificial intelligence includes tools and instruments, not just robots, that improve health care

October 29, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — At the OCTANe Medical Technology Innovation Forum, a speaker said artificial intelligence is not just about robots…


BLOG: The best of OIS

October 25, 2019
This year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting was one of the best ever with loads of new technologies entering eye care, including the…

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AI could assist in early detection of diabetic retinopathy

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence eye screening system showed high sensitivity and high specificity for diabetic retinopathy…

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Artificial irises provide improved cosmetic options and better functionality for large defects

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — While small iris defects can be treated with sutures, patients with large iris defects who have poor cosmetics and light…

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VIDEO: OIS showcases promising technology innovations

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Shareef Mahdavi discusses how…

Dedicated app measures outcomes of presbyopia eye drops

October 9, 2019
An app that is closely related to the development of UNR844 presbyopia-correcting ophthalmic solution from Novartis effectively measures vision…

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AI system shows high sensitivity, specificity for detection of diabetic retinopathy

August 2, 2019
CHICAGO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence system for diabetic retinopathy screening demonstrated nearly 96% sensitivity for the detection of…

Automated OCT for after-hours care aids in patient management

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2019
Easy-to-use automated OCT systems can enhance patient care in high-volume after-hours clinics when traditional scans are typically not available…


Dry eye experts debate procedural vs. medical therapy for ocular rosacea

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Laura M. Periman, MD; Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…


BLOG: Common indications treated with laser

May 23, 2019
Lasers have become an essential tool in the modern ophthalmology practice. They are well known for precision and safety, and patients have come to…

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Study shows OCTA detects changes in diabetic eyes sooner than OCT

May 20, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — OCT angiography was found to be more useful than OCT to detect changes in the eyes of patients with diabetes…

Robotic surgical assistant trial begins for ERM peels

May 17, 2019
A clinical trial of the Preceyes Surgical System, a robotic surgery assistant, has begun at Rotterdam Eye Hospital for use during epiretinal membrane…

Alcon introduces new handpiece, tip for Centurion Vision system

May 7, 2019
Alcon has introduced the Active Sentry handpiece and Intrepid Hybrid tip for the Centurion Vision system, according to a press release. The products…