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VIDEO: Keys for affecting behavioral change in your staff

February 8, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Craig N. Piso, PhD, shares pearls for improving ophthalmic technician performance based on proven…
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VIDEO: Utilize new technologies in practice management

February 7, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Anish Kapur, MD, recommends using artificial intelligence and machine learning-based technologies for…

Azar: HHS ‘should be very proud’ of its achievements, life expectancy among them

February 7, 2020
The past 3 years were marked by historic accomplishments that put HHS in a strong position to tackle the challenges that lie ahead, HHS Secretary…

Idaho House passes bill to grant laser privileges to optometrists

February 7, 2020
The Idaho House of Representatives passed legislation Feb. 6 designed to update Idaho’s Optometric Physician Licensing Act to better reflect…
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VIDEO: Software programs can help increase practice productivity

February 7, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Frank X. Venzara III, MD, discusses how the use of AdvancedMD and Integrity EMR software has helped his…
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VIDEO: Treating keratoconus with surgery

February 6, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Richard S. Davidson, MD, discusses surgical correction for keratoconus. “We hope that nobody will…
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VIDEO: Perform MMP-9 test before cataract surgery

February 6, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC, discusses the importance of testing for inflammation and dry eye…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses prognostic factors of retinal detachment surgery

February 6, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — At the Retina 2020: New Trends meeting, Francesco Boscia, MD, speaks about the prognostic factors for macula-off retinal…
In the Journals

Researcher: Dry eye diagnostic options critical to personalized treatment

February 6, 2020
Dry eye disease has no specific diagnostic approach despite its high prevalence, according to a review published in the Journal of Clinical
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VIDEO: Progress report on Cequa in dry eye market

February 6, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Ryan Bleeks, of Sun Ophthalmics, shares an update on Cequa (cyclosporine ophthalmic solution 0.09%)…
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VIDEO: Treating glaucoma with Vyzulta

February 5, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Steven D. Vold, MD, discusses the use of Vyzulta (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution 0.024%…
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BLOG: A guide to postop ocular hypertension

February 5, 2020
It’s not unusual for us to have more than three dozen patients on our schedules the morning after a typical cataract surgery day. Because the…

Verana Health acquires PYA Analytics

February 5, 2020
Verana Health has acquired the technology assets and team from PYA Analytics, a large-scale data architecture solutions company, according to a press…

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…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

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…