In the JournalsPerspective

Bilateral IC-8 implantation viable strategy for presbyopic patients

February 26, 2020
Bilateral implantation of small-aperture IOLs can be a successful strategy for presbyopia correction, according to a study. To compare visual acuity…
Meeting News

New ablation profile may allow for deep PRK ablation without use of mitomycin C

February 26, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — A new ablation algorithm for transepithelial PRK effectively reduces haze formation and allows for the correction of even…
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Femtis Comfort haptic design minimizes photic phenomena

February 26, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — The latest IOL model in the Oculentis family, the Femtis Comfort IOL, specifically designed for femtosecond laser-assisted…

New daily disposable contact lens now available with exclusive distribution

February 26, 2020
Eyeris announced the availability of a new daily disposable contact lens to be sold only through select practices or directly from the company. The…
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VIDEO: Pediatric cataract a well-managed challenge in Morocco

February 26, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Doha Hamidallah, MD, speaks about the…
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Clinicians welcome FDA’s approval of Pataday OTC

February 26, 2020
Several physicians who spoke with Healio Primary Care applauded the FDA’s decision to make Pataday Twice Daily Relief and Pataday Once Daily…

Novartis responds to ASRS update on safety of Beovu

February 25, 2020
Representatives from Novartis stood behind the safety and efficacy of Beovu, a treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration, after the American…
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VIDEO: Expert shares views on AI paradigm shift in ophthalmology

February 25, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Béatrice Cochener-Lamard, MD, immediate…

ReNeuron stem cell therapy shows positive long-term results in retinitis pigmentosa

February 25, 2020
ReNeuron’s hRPC stem cell therapy candidate has shown a meaningful clinical effect in patients with retinitis pigmentosa at 12 months…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Temporal wedge defects common in glaucoma-related visual loss

February 25, 2020
Nearly half of patients with glaucoma-related mild central visual loss had defects in the far peripheral inferotemporal visual field, often in the…
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VIDEO: New IOLs look to extend depth of focus without decreasing vision quality

February 25, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Richard Packard, MD, speaks about current…
In the Journals

Real-world study shows benefits in switching to preservative-free fixed-dose combination glaucoma therapy

February 24, 2020
A multicenter, real-world, observational study showed safety and efficacy of a fixed-dose combination of preservative-free tafluprost and timolol in…
Meeting News

Fundus photography may help differentiate TIA, stroke from mimic

February 24, 2020
Nonmydriatic fundus photography after suspected minor stroke or transient ischemic attack was able to differentiate between actual stroke and mimics…
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Standardized measures of visual disturbance needed to inform IOL choice

February 24, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — As the number of advanced technology IOL options continues to increase, standardized tools and methods for the assessment…

Enrollment complete in Cambium dry eye study

February 24, 2020
The final patient has been enrolled in a phase 1/2 study of Elate Ocular topical fibrinogen-depleted human platelet lysate biologic for the treatment…

Study shows opportunities to reduce contact lens wear dropout

February 24, 2020
Survey results indicated that commitment to contact lens wear increases after 6 months, and the biggest obstacles were concerns over handling and…
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Exchanging multifocal IOL optic design proves successful in study

February 24, 2020
MARRAKECH, Morocco — When neuroadaptation fails, exchanging a multifocal IOL with another multifocal IOL is possible, provided that a different…
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VIDEO: Surgeon shares pearls for implanting toric IOLs in patients with keratoconus

February 23, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Lisa Nijm, MD, JD, discusses her pearls for selecting patients with keratoconus who can…
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VIDEO: Discuss cataract surgical plan in advance with patients

February 22, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Jennifer M. Loh, MD, discusses what she tells her patients before cataract surgery, so…

Risks for injury, irritation and infection associated with eyelash extensions can be minimized

February 21, 2020
Eyelash extensions are becoming one of the most popular cosmetic treatments. Salons are offering silk, mink and synthetic additions to natural…