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VIDEO: Expert suggests how to select best options for presbyopia

October 21, 2017
LISBON, Portugal – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Jorge L. Alió
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VIDEO: Oxygen plays crucial role in corneal cross-linking

October 20, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, speaks about the crucial role of oxygen in determining the success, or
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Water drinking test could assess progression risk in POAG

October 20, 2017
IOP peaks detected during the water drinking test can predict future visual field progression in patients with treated open-angle glaucoma in…

Gemini Therapeutics closes $42.5 million in financing

October 20, 2017
Gemini Therapeutics has completed $42.5 million in Series A financing, according to a company press release. Co-led by Atlas Venture, Lightstone…

OptiCon to join Vision Expo in 2018

October 20, 2017
Vision Expo and OptiCon have announced a partnership that will bring the company to the expo beginning in 2018 at Vision Expo East in New York. …

Genentech completes enrollment in ranibizumab port delivery system trial

October 20, 2017
Enrollment has been completed in Genentech’s phase 2 clinical trial of the ranibizumab port delivery system implant in patients with wet…
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VIDEO: Expert gives highlights on latest advances in corneal biomechanics

October 19, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, Cynthia J. Roberts, PhD, talks about the latest developments in corneal biomechanics, including
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AOA demands retraction from Fox News anchor

October 19, 2017
The American Optometric Association has demanded a retraction and apology from Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum for a comment she made on-air about…

‘Scant bipartisanship’ not enough to end ‘political war over Obamacare’

October 19, 2017
Senators Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced a bipartisan bill that will finance cost-sharing subsidy payments to health…

BLOG: There’s nothing as boring as biometry

October 19, 2017
For our blog’s first real entry, we’d like to talk about the most boring, but perhaps most basic, element of cataract surgery outcomes…

WCO: World governments must redouble commitment to eye care

October 19, 2017
Despite current efforts in eye care and vision health, as the world population increases and ages it could potentially lead to a threefold increase…

Imprimis to offer low-cost alternative to Restasis

October 19, 2017
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals will offer a low-cost dry eye treatment intended as an alternative to Allergan’s Restasis, the company announced. The…

Blanchard releases new scleral lens design

October 19, 2017
Blanchard Contact Lenses has released a new scleral lens design, called Onefit MED, that simplifies fitting for numerous applications. The Onefit…
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Presenter: Screen color vision of every glaucoma patient

October 19, 2017
CHICAGO – Color vision testing is another way to evaluate patients with glaucoma for functional vision loss, according to Milton Hom, OD
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VIDEO: Studies show laser vitreolysis safe, effective at treating floaters

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal ― At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting here, I. Paul Singh, MD, and Roxana Fulga, MD,
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Retinal findings facilitate research in neurodegenerative disease

October 18, 2017
CHICAGO – “There is mounting evidence that the retina is an extension of the brain, and it also manifests morphological changes in…
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Perceived luminance through small aperture greater than expected

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — The perceived brightness with a small aperture is 30% to 60% greater than should be theoretically expected, according to a…
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VIDEO: CAPSULaser makes capsulotomy easy and reproducible

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about CAPSULaser, a

GSRx launches e-commerce site for independent practices

October 18, 2017
GSRx announced the launch of a new e-commerce site aimed at independent practices for them capture more optical sales. The site, ProperOptics.com…
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VIDEO: Translational medicine: From unmet needs to possible solutions, looking at basic science

October 18, 2017
LISBON, Portugal — At the EuCornea meeting, Paolo Rama, MD, talks about corneal limbal stem cell transplantation and topical nerve growth
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