Anticipating coronavirus impacts on private practice: A thought experiment

March 3, 2020
Advance apologies are in order: This month’s column discusses the cold-blooded theoretical business and financial impacts of the emerging…
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Long-term results of Xen gel stent show IOP reduction potential

March 3, 2020
WASHINGTON — Implantation of the Xen gel stent can effectively control IOP in patients with glaucoma in the long term, but the stent also…

Eyevance launches Tobradex ST

March 3, 2020
Tobradex ST, a treatment for inflammatory ocular conditions, has been launched in the United States, Eyevance Pharmaceuticals announced in a press…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Medication adherence decreases chance of glaucomatous vision loss

March 3, 2020
Researchers found that patients who more consistently took their prescribed glaucoma medication were less likely to develop vision loss due to…

Nightmare cases: The artificial iris

March 2, 2020
Cosmetic iris implants are non-FDA-approved procedures that can result in severe, potentially blinding complications. Patients who undergo the…
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Intraoperative, postoperative MMC helps control IOP in Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation

March 2, 2020
WASHINGTON — Patients undergoing Ahmed glaucoma valve implantation who received intraoperative and postoperative mitomycin C experienced better…

Yutiq reduces uveitis recurrence at 36 months

March 2, 2020
Eyes treated with Yutiq experienced lower recurrence rates of noninfectious uveitis than sham-treated eyes in a 36-month phase 3 trial, EyePoint…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Cancer diagnosis leads to lower medication adherence in patients with glaucoma

March 2, 2020
Eye care providers should monitor glaucoma medication compliance in their patients who have cancer, researchers concluded in a study published in the…
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VIDEO: Drop of blood helps heal corneal ulcers

March 2, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — A drop of a patient’s own blood can be an easy, affordable and effective option for treating corneal ulcers…
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VIDEO: New AI-based approach optimizes IOL power calculation

March 1, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Laurent Gauthier, MD, presents a new approach…
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VIDEO: Bilaterally implanted small-aperture IOL shows success with no photic phenomena

February 29, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Magda Rau, MD, presents the results of…
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Ophthalmologists face challenges in treating, diagnosing pediatric glaucoma

February 28, 2020
WASHINGTON — The difficulty of obtaining a correct IOP reading, the risks involved with anesthesia and the challenges of classifying pediatric…
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New technique for Bowman layer transplantation widens eligibility to thin keratoconic corneas

February 28, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — A variation of Bowman layer transplantation, in which the graft is implanted on the surface of the eye after removal of…
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BLOG: Concussions, depression and the eyes – it’s all connected

February 28, 2020
by Michael A. Longyear, DC, DACNB, CCSP It has long been known that concussions cause physical symptoms such as headaches and nausea. But the…
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VIDEO: Newly designed instrument facilitates suturing, fixation maneuvers

February 28, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Michael Amon, MD, speaks about a new…
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Study looks at predictors of high endothelial cell loss after DMEK

February 27, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — Several factors, including graft detachment and disease severity, may be predictors of a higher and faster rate of…
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Large study shows efficacy of combining cross-linking with SMILE in corneas at risk for ectasia

February 27, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — ReLEx SMILE Xtra, which adds corneal cross-linking to the refractive procedure to strengthen the cornea, appears to be an…
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Latin American ethnicity linked to risk for open-angle glaucoma

February 27, 2020
New data revealed individuals of Latin American descent have unique differences in ocular anatomy and physiology that may correlate with an increased…

Cambium receives orphan drug designation for ocular graft-versus-host disease dry eye treatment

February 27, 2020
The FDA has granted orphan drug designation to Cambium Medical Technologies’ fibrinogen-depleted human platelet lysate for the treatment of…
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VIDEO: The humanitarian face of ESCRS

February 27, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Ioannis Pallikaris, MD, PhD, speaks about the…