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Occipital pole surface area reduction found in patients with glaucoma

March 25, 2020
Patients with glaucoma showed significant reduction in the occipital pole surface area in the left and right hemispheres, according to a…

Aldeyra to screen ADX-629, reproxalap for COVID-19 treatment

March 25, 2020
Aldeyra Therapeutics plans to screen its reactive aldehyde species inhibitors for anti-inflammatory and antiviral activity in the treatment of…
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Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and…
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VIDEO: Patient perceptions of first vs. second eye in cataract surgery differ

March 25, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Terry Kim, MD, professor of clinical ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine, gives his…
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VIDEO: How to quantify, know when to YAG posterior capsular opacification

March 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Jay S. Pepose, MD, professor of clinical ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine…
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Routine IOP screening effective in younger patients

March 24, 2020
IOP screening may improve detection rates of glaucoma among a younger population and increase awareness of the disease, according to findings from a…

Sight Sciences closes $30 million funding round

March 24, 2020
Sight Sciences has closed a $30 million Series E preferred stock financing round, the company announced in a press release. Led by D1 Capital…
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What is the United States’ single greatest weakness in its pandemic preparedness?

March 24, 2020
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, citing “alarming levels of spread and…
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VIDEO: Safely integrating new techniques into a busy practice

March 24, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Jason J. Jones, MD, discusses how he integrates new techniques into his busy practice…
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BLOG: ODs should close offices during COVID-19 pandemic

March 23, 2020
These are unprecedented times for all of us. The last pandemic was the H1H1 flu virus of 2009. Although that outbreak resulted in over 60 million…

At Issue: How ophthalmologists are handling COVID-19

March 23, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches across the country, physicians have had to modify schedules, evaluate patient needs and change the way their…

AOA: Balancing care, combatting viral spread critical during COVID-19

March 23, 2020
The AOA announced its support of an interim guidance released by the CDC March 17, which detailed strategies for health care facilities to prepare…
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VIDEO: How to diagnose, classify dysfunctional lens syndrome and cataract

March 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine, gives her…

OCTANe postpones Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Tech Innovation Forum

March 23, 2020
The Ophthalmology Technology Summit has been postponed until July 31 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, OCTANe announced in a press release. The meeting…
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VIDEO: Effective uses of MIGS

March 23, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Inder Paul Singh, MD, discusses the importance of introducing MIGS into practices…
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ACA turns 10: Experts reflect on the law’s impact on health care

March 23, 2020
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law 10 years ago today. In a recent video released by Protect Our Care, a group that wants to preserve the…
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BLOG: LASIK 2020 – Looking back, taking stock and a promising future

March 23, 2020
This three-part overview takes a look at where LASIK has been, where it is and where it is going. It has been more than 20 years since the FDA…
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VIDEO: Team creation important in balancing volume, quality care

March 22, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Michael Patterson, DO, discusses the importance of balancing volume and quality patient…
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VIDEO: Understanding learning curves of new techniques

March 21, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Lisa Arbisser, MD, discusses the importance of being a patient advocate and early…

Enrollment complete in Graybug’s phase 2b wet AMD treatment trial

March 20, 2020
The final patient has been enrolled in a phase 2b trial of Graybug Vision’s wet age-related macular degeneration treatment candidate, according…