First patient implanted in EVO implantable lens trial

February 5, 2020
The first patient has been implanted in an investigational clinical study of STAAR Surgical’s EVO ICL family of lenses, according to a press…
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VIDEO: Treating floaters with laser procedures

February 5, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Christopher Wood, MD, discusses his experience using lasers to treat floaters. “I think it’s…
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Management of diabetes-related eye disease moves toward flexible, personalized approaches

February 4, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — Management of diabetic retinopathy requires flexible, personalized approaches, which new advances are making possible. …
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VIDEO: Best treatment for varicella zoster virus is prevention

February 4, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD, discusses treatment options for varicella zoster virus. The number of patients…

EyePoint, Equinox enter licensing agreement for vorolanib

February 4, 2020
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals and Equinox Science have signed an exclusive license agreement for the development of vorolanib, according to a press…
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Single-center study raises larger issues about proper billing

February 4, 2020
Two CMS codes for advanced care planning — 99497 and 99498 — were used less than 20 times at a tertiary care center in Iowa during in a…
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Myopic eyes with untreated NTG may progress slowly

February 4, 2020
The progression rate of normal tension glaucoma with myopia may be slow even without the uses of glaucoma medications, according to findings…
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VIDEO: Emotional intelligence helps leaders manage in practice setting

February 4, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Noah England, MBA, CMPE, practice administrator at the Eye & Laser Center in Lancaster, South…
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Iodine-125 brachytherapy treatment poses glaucoma risk

February 3, 2020
Patients treated with iodine-125 brachytherapy for uveal melanoma could have a substantial risk for developing open-angle or neovascular glaucoma. …
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VIDEO: The ‘ABCs’ of blepharoplasty consultation

February 3, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC, discusses the importance of consultation for patients undergoing…
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High efficacy, poor safety results found with trabeculectomy

February 3, 2020
Trabeculectomy, although effective at lowering IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma, has a low safety profile, according to a study by the…
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VIDEO: Pneumatic retinopexy yields better visual outcomes than vitrectomy for retinal detachment

February 3, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — A prospective, randomized study carried out at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto showed superior results for pneumatic…
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VIDEO: Combination of anti-VEGF, laser may be used for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

February 3, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — At the Retina 2020: New Trends meeting, Francesco Bandello, MD, speaks about the treatment of proliferative diabetic…
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VIDEO: Proper tracking, surgical procedure essential to reduce endophthalmitis risk

February 2, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Randall J. Olson, MD, CEO of Moran Eye Center, addresses core principles he discussed in his…
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VIDEO: Set reasonable vision expectations before cataract surgery

February 1, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Uday Devgan, MD, explains how discussing expectations with patients regarding visual outcomes is…

Do not underestimate challenges of IOL selection with combined procedures

January 31, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — Combined surgery in eyes with coexisting cataract and macular hole or macular pucker may be beneficial, but it also makes IOL…

FDA grants rare pediatric disease designation for QR-421a in retinitis pigmentosa

January 31, 2020
QR-421a has received rare pediatric disease designation from the FDA for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa, according to a press release from…
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BLOG: Bad advice may hamper concussion recovery

January 31, 2020
by Anthony P. Kontos, PhD Patients often see a pediatrician or emergency department physician first after a concussion and are usually sent home…
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VIDEO: Treatment options increasing for neurotrophic keratitis

January 31, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, John D. Sheppard, MD, MMSc, discusses three treatment options for neurotrophic keratitis: nerve growth…
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VIDEO: Surgeon offers pearls to achieve best outcomes in retinal detachment surgery

January 31, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — At the Retina 2020: New Trends meeting, Giuseppe Scarpa, MD, speaks about new techniques and technologies that improve the…