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New definition of dry eye disease recognizes its multifactorial nature

July 25, 2017

The TFOS DEWS II membership acknowledged the need to recognize the multifactorial nature of dry eye disease, which has led to a refined definition of the disease, wherein loss of homeostasis of the tear film is the central pathophysiological concept.

A survey of TFOS DEWS II members in late 2015 asked whether the original DEWS definition of dry eye disease should be changed. Of those who responded to the survey, 77% agreed the definition needed to be updated.

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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Patients report satisfaction with bifocal enhanced depth of focus IOL

July 25, 2017
Patients reported satisfaction with distance and intermediate vision after implantation of a new shape-segmented enhanced depth of focus IOL. In a study performed at…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Man presents with blurry vision, flashes, floaters and redness

July 25, 2017
A 53-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 3-week history of worsening blurry vision of the left eye associated with flashes, floaters and redness. He also complained…

Top five videos from OCTANe

July 24, 2017
The OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, held in Newport Beach, California, in June, gave experts a forum to discuss new technology and business opportunities in the…
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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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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. At present, pharmacotherapy…
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VIDEO: OCTANe CEO discusses formula for growing business in Orange County

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