Meeting News

AOA takes positions on telehealth, CE, NASEM report

June 28, 2017
WASHINGTON – The American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates adopted 12 resolutions here at Optometry’s Meeting. The…
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VIDEO: SightLife Surgical begins growing endothelial cells in Seattle

June 28, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Monty Montoya, president and CEO of SightLife Surgical, updates the progress…

ACP: Supreme Court permitting parts of travel ban ‘creates uncertainty’

June 28, 2017
The June 26 Supreme Court decision to allow parts of President Trump’s travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to take effect generates…

ACP: Postponed vote confirms flaws of the Senate health care act

June 28, 2017
The Senate’s decision to postpone the vote on its Better Care Reconciliation Act confirms that the legislation is vitally flawed, according to…
From OSN Europe

Quantel launches SubCyclo laser procedure for glaucoma

June 28, 2017
Quantel Medical is launching its SubCyclo laser procedure for glaucoma at the World Glaucoma Congress in Helsinki, Finland, according to a company…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Stereophotos, SD-OCT, SAP similarly detect glaucomatous optic neuropathy

June 28, 2017
Stereophotographs often match the findings of spectral domain optical coherence tomography and standard automated perimetry for detecting early signs…
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VIDEO: Premium channel, co-management hot topics at OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit

June 28, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Ehsan Sadri, MD, discusses a panel he moderated on premium refractive…
In the Journals

OCT-Leakage maps identify location of retinal, subretinal fluid

June 27, 2017
In a prospective cohort series, OCT-Leakage maps were able to identify the location and amount of retinal and subretinal fluid in eyes with a variety…
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VIDEO: Eye track game helps improve reading

June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – RightEye launched Maze Master here at Optometry’s Meeting. The game, “helps train the eyes of children who have…
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Quinn elected president, trustees sworn in at Optometry’s Meeting

June 27, 2017
Christopher J. Quinn, OD, of New Jersey, a Primary Care Optometry News Editorial Board member, was elected president of the American Optometric…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of…
In the Journals

Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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VIDEO: Private equity to have 'significant impact' on ophthalmology

June 27, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, discusses the impact that private equity will have…
FDA News

FDA releases plan to expedite, promote generic drug development

June 27, 2017
As part of its effort to increase competition in the prescription drug market, the FDA released a list of drugs that are off-patent and…

Armed with CBO report, AAFP sharply critical of Senate health care bill

June 27, 2017
AAFP has unleashed a new round of criticism in the wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing an analysis of the Senate health care bill known…

Nidek to offer Medmont E300 corneal topographer in US

June 27, 2017
Nidek has partnered with Medmont International to offer the Medmont E300 corneal topographer in the United States, according to a Nidek press…
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VIDEO: Big data may be future of ophthalmology

June 27, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Andrew Chang, head of global sales of ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss…
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VIDEO: Use medical record as defense in audit

June 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, spoke here at Optometry’s Meeting about how to prevent and survive carrier audits. “The only…

TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 26, 2017
To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye…
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VIDEO: Mitro updates Roclatan studies, Aerie financing

June 26, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit here, Tom Mitro, president and chief operating officer of Aerie…
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