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New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia
June 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at Optometry’s Meeting.

Allergan received FDA approval in April to market TrueTear intranasal tear neurostimulator.

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Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of ocular conditions…
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Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating Officer, Ashley
In the Journals

Meta-analysis confirms time outdoors may prevent myopia

June 16, 2017
A systematic review followed by meta-analysis and dose-responsive analysis provided evidence of the protective effect of time spent outdoors for preventing myopia in…
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Diabetic Eye Disease Consults – Volume 2, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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VIDEO: Blue light protection important throughout life

April 3, 2017
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New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at…

Meeting News

Virtual, augmented reality have role in training, treatment

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are being used for training in schools of optometry as well as for treatment of…

Meeting News

Public awareness campaign brings 1 million more eye exams

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – The Think About Your Eyes public awareness campaign brought in 1.1 million new eye exams in 2016, Vision Council Chief Operating…

In the Journals

Meta-analysis confirms time outdoors may prevent myopia

June 16, 2017
A systematic review followed by meta-analysis and dose-responsive analysis provided evidence of the protective effect of time spent outdoors for…

Meeting News

Reduced visual acuity associated with a decline in reading efficiency

June 15, 2017
Researchers found that a significant decline in reading efficiency was associated with reduced visual acuity. The prospective, cross-sectional study…

Contact lens slows myopia progression in 3-year study

June 14, 2017
Three-year data from CooperVision suggests that a new contact lens therapy substantially slows myopia progression and eye elongation in children as…

What's Your Diagnosis?

Senior patient complains of double vision

Primary Care Optometry News, June 2017
Abby Raposo, OD; John Sellechio, OD
A 66-year-old man presented to the Veterans Administration eye clinic reporting a sudden onset of double vision beginning 5 days earlier. The…

Signet launches blue light-blocking lenses

June 13, 2017
Signet Armorlite announced the availability of the new Kodak Total Blue Finished Single Vision Lenses in 1.60 and aspheric 1.67. With blue light…

AOA: ‘Virtual’ care no substitute for actual health care

May 30, 2017
Online vision testing apps such as Prescription Check and Opternative give patients a false sense of security, according to a statement by the…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Angle surgery effective long-term in children with glaucoma

May 25, 2017
Researchers found a favorable visual acuity outcome over a 21-year period in children with primary congenital glaucoma who underwent angle surgery…

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