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Presenter: ‘Room for growth’ for optometry in glaucoma care

October 16, 2017

CHICAGO – Ophthalmologists submit a “much higher percentage” of Medicare claims for glaucoma testing, according to Mark W. Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, in a presentation here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting.

At an academy-sponsored press conference, Swanson shared his analysis of 2014 Medicare part B claims from optometrists and ophthalmologists for fundus photography, threshold visual fields, optic nerve optical coherence tomography, gonioscopy and pachymetry.

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Intraoperative OCT a great asset in anterior segment surgery

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Francis Price Jr., MD, talks about intraoperative OCT in anterior segment
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Expert speaks about combining CXL and refractive surgery procedures

October 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, George D. Kymionis, MD, speaks about combining corneal cross-linking with refractive procedures to improve visual
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Sightbox aims to make eye exams more convenient

October 16, 2017
CHICAGO – Travis Rush, CEO and founder of Sightbox Inc., told attendees here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting that the membership-based contact lens…

‘Right to Try’: Expanding access for terminally ill patients

October 16, 2017
As the Right to Try Act of 2017 moves from Senate approval to the House floor, the FDA continues to facilitate expanded access to investigational drugs for terminally…
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Diabetic Eye Disease Consults – Volume 2, Number 2

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

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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September 27, 2017
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MIGS comanagement ‘next horizon’ for optometry

October 12, 2017
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