AOA: What optometrists need to know about COVID-19

March 17, 2020
Amidst the flurry of safety guidance provided for both health care professionals and citizens regarding COVID-19, the American Optometric…
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Follow-up important in patients with acute posterior vitreous detachment

March 17, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Delayed retinal breaks and retinal detachments occur more often after acute posterior vitreous detachment in patients with…
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Best treatment unclear for young children with moderate hyperopia

March 17, 2020
It remains unclear whether children 1 to 2 years old with moderate hyperopia definitively benefit from hyperopic correction. “For children aged…
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VIDEO: Continue to learn while teaching complex surgical techniques

March 17, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Cathleen M. McCabe, MD, shares a learning experience she had while teaching a wet lab at…
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Vision problems common in Parkinson’s disease

March 17, 2020
People with Parkinson’s disease have a higher prevalence of ophthalmologic symptoms than those without the disease, according to research…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

3 things residents get wrong when selecting their first job

March 16, 2020
In a prior installment of our Residency to Retirement column, we addressed
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Anterior chamber depth predicts refractive errors after cataract surgery

March 16, 2020
Patients who underwent cataract surgery showed increased anterior chamber depth postoperatively, which correlated with refractive error…
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VIDEO: Oetting shares five tips on learning a new technique

March 15, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Thomas A. Oetting, MD, from the ophthalmology and visual sciences department at the…
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VIDEO: What is the best way to transition from residency to practice?

March 14, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Luke Lenci, MD, discusses how to make the transition from residency to effective…

Experts deem contact lens wear safe during COVID-19

March 13, 2020
Contact lens wear is safe during the COVID-19 pandemic as long as proper hand washing and disinfecting procedures are followed, according to three…

Trump declares national emergency to fight COVID-19

March 13, 2020
President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency today in response to COVID-19, a move he said will provide $50 billion to fight the…
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Training needed to reduce musculoskeletal injuries among ophthalmologists

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Ophthalmologists are at a high risk for developing occupational musculoskeletal pain, and training and precautionary measures…
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Belin ABCD staging system may aid in monitoring keratoconus progression

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — The Belin ABCD staging classification may be useful for keratoconus progression after corneal cross-linking, according to a…
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Bevacizumab increases visual acuity in ocular melanoma patients treated with plaque radiotherapy

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Ocular melanoma patients who received prophylactic bevacizumab with plaque radiotherapy experienced significantly better visual…
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BLOG: Eye tracking technology has sideline potential

March 13, 2020
by Nicholas Theodore, MD The National Football League’s Head Neck and Spine Committee, which I chair, is an advisory committee that works…
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History of PK increases risk for graft rejection in other eye

March 12, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — A history of contralateral penetrating keratoplasty is associated with an increased risk for second eye graft rejection…

Researcher: Realistic patient expectations critical to managing dry eye

March 12, 2020
Patients with dry eye disease should be educated about managing their disease to make treatment more successful, according to a review of dry eye…
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Final visual outcomes worse after anti-VEGF treatment lapse

March 11, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration receiving intravitreal anti-VEGF injections should be encouraged to…
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Microdose therapies for myopia, presbyopia being studied

March 11, 2020
ATLANTA – Eyenovia is evaluating atropine for progressive myopia and pilocarpine for presbyopia in several studies using the company’s…
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Pterygium prevalence linked to shorter axial length

March 11, 2020
The prevalence of pterygium was associated with short axial length and anterior chamber depth in a Chinese retrospective, hospital-based…