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BLOG: Eye tracking technology has sideline potential

March 13, 2020
by Nicholas Theodore, MD The National Football League’s Head Neck and Spine Committee, which I chair, is an advisory committee that works…
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History of PK increases risk for graft rejection in other eye

March 12, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — A history of contralateral penetrating keratoplasty is associated with an increased risk for second eye graft rejection…

Researcher: Realistic patient expectations critical to managing dry eye

March 12, 2020
Patients with dry eye disease should be educated about managing their disease to make treatment more successful, according to a review of dry eye…
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Final visual outcomes worse after anti-VEGF treatment lapse

March 11, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration receiving intravitreal anti-VEGF injections should be encouraged to…
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Microdose therapies for myopia, presbyopia being studied

March 11, 2020
ATLANTA – Eyenovia is evaluating atropine for progressive myopia and pilocarpine for presbyopia in several studies using the company’s…
In the JournalsPerspective

Pterygium prevalence linked to shorter axial length

March 11, 2020
The prevalence of pterygium was associated with short axial length and anterior chamber depth in a Chinese retrospective, hospital-based…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low-concentration atropine drops safe, effective in myopia control

March 11, 2020
Data from a literature review showed that low-concentration atropine was effective in myopia control and may help prevent myopia progression in…
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New eye camp model improves screenings in India

March 11, 2020
WASHINGTON — The use of digital fundus photography in a newly designed model of a Pondicherry eye screening camp better improved case…

Santen, Tracon discontinue development of wet AMD treatment

March 11, 2020
Santen and Tracon Pharmaceuticals have discontinued development of DE-122, their wet age-related macular degeneration treatment candidate, following…
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VIDEO: Alcon highlights year of innovations

March 10, 2020
ATLANTA – Sean Clark, general manager of Alcon U.S. Vision Care, discussed, “an exciting year of innovation” since the…
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‘Teleoptometry’ provides opportunity to grow patient-provider relationship

March 10, 2020
ATLANTA — The interest in telemedicine as an opportunity to reach more patients and streamline health care has grown in several specialties…
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Poor medication adherence linked to faster rate of visual field decline

March 10, 2020
WASHINGTON — Patients who better adhered to topical glaucoma medications over time experienced a slower rate of visual field decline compared…

HHS rules give patients ‘unprecedented’ access to health data

March 10, 2020
Patients will soon have what HHS called “unprecedented” secure and free access to their health information. Two rules finalized by the…
In the JournalsPerspective

No genetic link between myopia, primary open-angle glaucoma

March 10, 2020
Researchers based in the Netherlands, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. reported that there was no genetic correlation between myopia and primary…
Perspective

Kala’s dry eye treatment meets primary, secondary endpoints in phase 3 trial

March 10, 2020
Kala Pharmaceuticals’ dry eye treatment candidate KPI-121 0.25% met both of its primary efficacy endpoints in the phase 3 STRIDE 3 trial…
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VIDEO: Expert speaks about new entry in EDOF space

March 10, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about a new…
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VIDEO: Intense pulsed light provides relief for MGD

March 9, 2020
ATLANTA — Selina R. McGee, OD, FAAO, said here at SECO that the use of intense pulsed light for the treatment of dry eye disease provides…
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Four AI models show high diagnostic accuracy for glaucoma

March 9, 2020
WASHINGTON — Two conventional machine learning algorithms and two convolutional neural network models achieved high glaucoma diagnostic…
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Providing in-office dry eye care ‘important, rewarding’

March 9, 2020
ATLANTA — Andrea Knouff, OD, presented a useful guide at SECO for optometric business owners to generate revenue with dry eye diagnosis and…

Institutions limit travel, societies rethink conferences as COVID-19 spreads

March 9, 2020
Institutions are limiting employee travel and medical societies are canceling or postponing their annual medical conferences because of concerns…