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Intermittent atropine penalization improves vision in some children with amblyopia

December 13, 2017

Younger age and poorer best corrected visual acuity were associated with improved vision in children with amblyopia who underwent intermittent atropine penalization after failure of patch therapy.

In a retrospective observational study at Seoul National University Hospital, researchers reviewed records of 41 children who received 1% atropine twice a week for 4 months in their sound eye.

Policy brief: Trump administration actions threaten access for LGBT patients

December 13, 2017
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are likely to encounter increased discrimination as they try to access health care services after a series of actions…

STAAR Surgical posts $1.2 million quarterly income

December 13, 2017
STAAR Surgical reported a third quarter net income of $1.2 million, or $0.03 per share, compared with a net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.04 per share, in the third…

Patents issued for SciFluor’s topical solution for retinal diseases

December 13, 2017
The European Patent Office has issued a patent for SF0166, a topical ophthalmic solution for retinal diseases, according to a press release from SciFluor Life Sciences…

Nicox reports third quarter highlights

December 13, 2017
Nicox had cash and cash equivalents of 47.1 million euros as of Sept. 30 compared with 20.4 million euros as of June 30, according to a company press release. The…
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Medial Rectus Bridge Faden Operations in Accommodative and Partially Accommodative Esotropia With Convergence Excess

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To evaluate the results of the bilateral bridge Faden operation on the medial rectus muscles with and without recession…
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Cataract and Refractive 360 – Fundamentals, Techniques, and Technology: Volume 2, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Inc.; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; and Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Successful cataract surgery involves a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment…
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VIDEO: Comparison of large trials shows similar results with anti-VEGFs for CRVO, BRVO

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