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Fixed, frequent dosing optimal for wet AMD, but difficult to achieve

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Despite fixed, frequent dosing being optimal for wet age-related macular degeneration management, ophthalmologists tend to…
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VIDEO: Laser remains useful in lowering IOP in glaucoma

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Janet B. Serle, MD, discusses the three types of laser used in glaucoma treatment.
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VIDEO: Slight treatment delay for AMD makes little impact on VA

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Retina 2020, Roger A. Goldberg, MD, MBA, discusses a data analysis from the HARBOR study looking at visual acuity results…
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Number of injections ‘key’ to sustaining vision in wet AMD

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Although the number of injections varies among patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration, receiving at least…
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Presence of edema guides treatment of Fuchs' dystrophy and cataract

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — In a patient with Fuchs’ dystrophy and cataract, PK is the cornea technique of the past and endothelial keratoplasty is…
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Matossian, Berdahl debate postop inflammation management

January 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Surgeons can ease the burden of managing inflammation in their postoperative cataract patients by using FDA-approved sustained…
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BLOG: Can your patients access their medical chart?

January 21, 2020
The hot topic of discussion in health care reform this winter revolves around patient access to their medical information. One of the founding tenets…

Aerie’s Ireland facility for Rocklatan production approved

January 21, 2020
The FDA has approved a facility in Athlone, Ireland, for production of Rocklatan for the U.S. market, Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced in a press…
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VIDEO: Femtosecond laser helpful in some complex cataract cases

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Marjan Farid, MD, discusses different complex cataract surgery cases in which femtosecond laser is…
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Two new FDA-approved products simplify drug delivery after cataract surgery

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Ninety-two percent of patients do not take drops adequately after cataract surgery, John A. Hovanesian, MD, said at Hawaiian…
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Ophthalmology a prime specialty for AI integration

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Radiology, pathology, dermatology and ophthalmology are specialties primed to use artificial intelligence because they all have…
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VIDEO: Holladay proposes new approaches to reduce progressive myopia

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Jack T. Holladay, MD, MSEE, discusses research he has been examining to reduce the global progressive…
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VIDEO: Holland Foundation for Sight Restoration set to launch at World Cornea Day

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Edward J. Holland, MD, and Bindu Manne, director of market development at Ocular Therapeutix, discuss…
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VIDEO: Donnenfeld adds cross-linking, ablation to cataract surgery

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, discusses his new regimen of adding corneal cross-linking and topographic laser…
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Light Adjustable Lens ‘truly a disruptive technology’

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The evolution of IOL choices has been “very exciting,” Neda Shamie, MD, from Maloney-Shamie Vision Institute, said…
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Patience needed to grow OCTA adoption in practice

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Even though OCT angiography is a helpful diagnostic tool, there are practical challenges to implementing this technology in…
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Step therapy an onerous process for providing patient care

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Step therapy, an insurance protocol requiring patients to try and fail certain drugs before allowing access to other therapies…
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Original, generic PGAs show no significant difference in IOP, tolerability

January 20, 2020
No significant difference was seen in efficacy and safety of prostaglandin analogues when comparing original and generics, according to a systematic…
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Be realistic, set expectations before blepharoplasty

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Blepharoplasty is the third most common aesthetic surgery and the No. 1 procedure performed on the face, according to a…
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Five ways to maximize EHR use

January 20, 2020
Electronic health records promised to save time but instead, findings show that primary care physicians spend almost 6 hours a day on them. …