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VIDEO: ECP a helpful addition to MIGS procedures

February 18, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, I. Paul Singh, MD, discusses how he has incorporated endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation in…
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Clear, compassionate phraseology critical to patient-physician communication

February 18, 2020
ORLANDO — The audience of Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is was witness to a master class in the impact of language — clarity…

AOA asks Aetna to end ‘potentially illegal actions’ on downcoding claims

February 18, 2020
The American Optometric Association voiced its concern to Aetna regarding “inappropriate decisions” made on claims submitted by some…
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VIDEO: Aerie updates Rhopressa, Rocklatan programs

February 18, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO — At Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Thomas A. Mitro, president and chief operating officer of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, updates…
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VIDEO: Novel drug aims to lower episcleral venous pressure to treat glaucoma

February 17, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO — At Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Thurein Htoo, MS, MBA, CEO of Qlaris Bio, discusses how the company is targeting…
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FDA approves Pataday eye allergy products for OTC use

February 17, 2020
Alcon’s Pataday Once Daily Relief and Pataday Twice Daily Relief products, both designed to temporarily relieve ocular itching due to pollen…

Beovu approved for wet AMD in Europe

February 17, 2020
The European Commission has approved Beovu for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, Novartis announced in a press release. Beovu…
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VIDEO: ‘Responsible coding’ helps avoid pitfalls of pass-through

February 17, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Cathleen M. McCabe, MD, discusses how she has taught her staff to implement what she…
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Repeated injections for AMD increase glaucoma risk

February 17, 2020
Researchers in Wheaton, Ill., reported that patients with age-related macular degeneration were more likely to develop glaucoma and its risk factor…
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Prescription opioid users five times more likely to have intraoperative cataract complications

February 17, 2020
ORLANDO — Cataract surgery patients who take prescription opioids were five times more likely to have an intraoperative complication and three…
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VIDEO: Surgeon shares experience with Inveltys in cataract surgery

February 16, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, P. Dee Stephenson, MD, discusses her clinical experience with Inveltys (loteprednol…
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VIDEO: Cal Roberts discusses move from Bausch to Lighthouse Guild

February 15, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Calvin Roberts, MD, discusses his decision to step down from his role as senior vice…
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Adding a fellow to practice adds efficiency and invigorates the surgeon

February 14, 2020
ORLANDO — Setting up a refractive fellowship in his practice not only created more efficiency at work but also was “the most rewarding…
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VIDEO: Waring shares early experience, clinical pearls with new toric IOL

February 14, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, George O. Waring IV, MD, discusses his early clinical experience and surgical pearls with…
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‘Create a team’ to balance volume and quality patient care

February 14, 2020
ORLANDO — Building a team and maximizing efficiency by being a leader and a participant on that team are ways to enhance patient care and…
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BLOG: Brain injury helps engineers design better protective gear

February 14, 2020
by Matthew B. Panzer, PhD At the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, we are focused on studying how injuries occur during…
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Structure is needed for a surgeon to move from competent to highly skilled

February 14, 2020
ORLANDO — Because learning a new technique is “incredibly stressful” and a challenge, Matthew A. Miller, MD, offered tips on how…
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VIDEO: ReNetX Bio’s neuroprotection technology promising for glaucoma treatment

February 14, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, James C. Tsai, MD, MBA, president of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai…
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Phase 1 study of THR-687 for DME shows improvement in vision

February 13, 2020
An open-label, multicenter, single dose escalation study evaluating the safety of a single intravitreal injection of three increasing doses of…
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VIDEO: Neurotech implant shows positive safety profile

February 13, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD, professor and chair of ophthalmology at Byers Eye…