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Virtual, augmented reality has role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of ocular conditions such as amblyopia and strabismus, according to a panel here at Optometry’s Meeting.

Kyle Sandberg, OD, FAAO, an instructor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry, demonstrated how the EyeSi by VR Magic is being used at the school as a binocular indirect ophthalmoscope (BIO) simulator.

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Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating Officer, Ashley
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Ziv-aflibercept improves visual acuity, macular thickness in refractory DME

June 23, 2017
Patients with refractory diabetic macular edema treated with ziv-aflibercept experienced improved visual acuity and macular thickness, with no adverse ocular or systemic…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Young woman who went blind in one eye presents years later with symptoms in fellow eye

June 22, 2017
A 21-year-old Hispanic woman presented to the University of New Mexico with a 1-month history of worsening flashes of light and scotomas in her left superior field of…
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VIDEO: Treat inflammation with gamma linolenic acid

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – No matter where the inflammation associated with meibomian gland dysfunction is coming from, you need to attack it at its base, Doug Devries, OD
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Scratching Beneath the Surface to Manage Ocular Surface Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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VIDEO: Lecturer explores evolution, prospects of phakic ICL

June 8, 2017
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VIDEO: Surgeon speaks about latest improvements in phacodynamics

June 9, 2017
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