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Deep learning system identifies diabetic retinopathy, related eye diseases

December 12, 2017

A machine-learning technology known as a deep learning system showed high sensitivity and specificity for recognizing diabetic retinopathy and related eye diseases among patients with diabetes, according to data published in JAMA.

FDA approves Omidria for pediatric patients

December 12, 2017
The FDA has approved a supplemental new drug application from Omeros to expand the indication for Omidria for use in pediatric patients, according to a company press…
In the Journals

Higher specular cell count density, well-centered graft may decrease DMEK complications

December 12, 2017
A higher specular cell count density can improve placement of the corneal graft during Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty, and a well-centered graft can…

Novartis net income increases to $2.1 billion in third quarter

December 11, 2017
Novartis reported a net income of $2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 10% from 2016’s third quarter net income of $1.95 billion, according to…
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BLOG: Evolution of diagnostics and imaging in glaucoma

December 11, 2017
The main goal with glaucoma is detecting and assessing risk as early as possible. While most technologies will reveal an issue eventually, the earlier a pathology is…
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Laboratory Evaluation of the Influence of Decentration and Pupil Size on the Optical Performance of a Monofocal, Bifocal, and Trifocal Intraocular Lens

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2017, Volume 33 Issue 12
To assess the influence of decentration and aperture size on the optical quality of different intraocular lenses (IOLs)…
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Avoiding the Blind Spot: Facts, Figures, and Findings about Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization

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

Myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV) is a rare complication of myopia with a high-risk of long-term vision loss…
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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VIDEO: Study finds most adjunctive glaucoma therapies used only twice a day

November 28, 2017
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