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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…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

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…
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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…
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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…