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Contact lens risk behaviors increase in young adulthood

August 23, 2017

Substantial percentages of adults and adolescents reported noncompliance with recommended contact lens storage case and lens replacement schedules, according to Jennifer R. Cope, MD, and fellow researchers in a recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the CDC.

The report was the first-ever population-based estimates of contact lens-related risk behaviors in wearers 12 to 17 years old in the U.S. by the CDC and its release coincides with Contact Lens Health Week, Aug. 21 to 25.

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Three rules for corneal phaco incisions

August 23, 2017
Over the last two decades, cataract surgery has evolved from scleral incisions to corneal incisions, from retrobulbar anesthesia to topical anesthesia, and from rigid…
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Panel considers pathways to successful innovations in retina

August 23, 2017
BOSTON — Taking a look at the market is the starting point when first evaluating the likelihood that an innovative idea can be a successfully developed…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Home monitoring may allow earlier detection of visual field progression

August 23, 2017
Home monitoring the visual field using portable devices may improve detection of progression and be a viable alternative to the increased frequency of tests performed in…

Omeros closes $68.3 million public stock offering

August 23, 2017
Omeros has closed its underwritten public offering with 3 million shares of its common stock being sold at $22.75 per share, according to a company press release. The…
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Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

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

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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BLOG: Use social media to increase your practice's visibility

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