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BLOG: What's the next fluorescein angiography?

August 14, 2019
I was recently reading an interesting article from 2011 describing the story of how fluorescein angiography was brought to our field by a couple of…

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AI system shows high sensitivity, specificity for detection of diabetic retinopathy

August 2, 2019
CHICAGO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence system for diabetic retinopathy screening demonstrated nearly 96% sensitivity for the detection of…

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Automated OCT shows promise in urgent care setting

July 29, 2019
Expanded urgent care access to automated OCT shows promise in increasing accuracy and timeliness of diagnosis as well as providing immediate…

Meeting News

Potential vision tests reliably predict acuity after cataract surgery

July 5, 2019
ST. LOUIS – A comparison of three potential vision tests showed that they all significantly correlated with best corrected visual acuity after…

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VIDEO: OCT a game-changer for optometric practice

July 3, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Jim Fanelli, OD, FAAO, said here at Optometry’s Meeting that he uses OCT in his practice for patients who have macular…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Gel stent similarly effective with, without cataract surgery

June 28, 2019
The Xen gel stent showed similar safety and efficacy in a study involving patients with pseudoexfoliative glaucoma and primary open angle glaucoma as…

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VIDEO: New technology helps expand clinical findings in glaucoma

June 25, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Mohammed Rafieetary, OD, said he presented a case here at Optometry’s Meeting in which the Glaucoma Module Premium Edition…

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Telemedicine platform allows clinicians to enhance care for their patients

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – EyeCareLive offers a telemedicine platform to optometrists and ophthalmologists to strengthen an existing doctor-patient…

Ocular imaging may facilitate early Alzheimer's diagnosis

June 17, 2019
Early identification of the Alzheimer’s disease process would provide the opportunity to intervene when damage to synapses and neuronal tissue…

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VIDEO: Heidelberg Engineering working toward the future of ophthalmic diagnostics

June 15, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Yoshihiko Katayama, PhD, of Heidelberg Engineering, discusses the company’s Xtreme Research Award, which…

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Dry eye patients with Demodex have decreased nerve density

June 12, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Researchers concluded that patients who have both Demodex and dry eye are at a great risk for having…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Cup-to-disc ratio measured with mobile device correlates with OCT

May 30, 2019
Researchers found a strong correlation between vertical cup-to-disc ratios obtained with an electronic mobile device and spectral domain OCT. The use…

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Study shows OCTA detects changes in diabetic eyes sooner than OCT

May 20, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — OCT angiography was found to be more useful than OCT to detect changes in the eyes of patients with diabetes…

Robotic surgical assistant trial begins for ERM peels

May 17, 2019
A clinical trial of the Preceyes Surgical System, a robotic surgery assistant, has begun at Rotterdam Eye Hospital for use during epiretinal membrane…

Sight Sciences launches TearCare system

May 8, 2019
Sight Sciences Inc. announced the launch of TearCare, a flexible thermal device that heats the eyelids to soften and liquefy the meibum. TearCare…

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BLOG: Take time to learn about new drugs, devices

May 6, 2019
When I was in high school, my mother — a gifted cook — vigorously resisted buying a microwave oven. “I don’t need that box…

Meeting News

Virtual reality-like rehab system helps patients use Argus II

May 2, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A computer-assisted rehabilitation environment was shown to be a feasible system for training patients to…

Augmented reality headset may help AMD patients with central vision loss

May 2, 2019
California-based manufacturer of augmented reality glasses, Ocutrx Vision Technologies, announced a new design for the company’s flagship…

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Roche-Genentech sees future for AI in retinal disease prevention

May 1, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Roche-Genentech is working toward a future in which physician and machine come together to improve outcomes for…

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Zeiss launches Plex Elite 2.0 OCT/OCTA

April 30, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Zeiss Medical Technology Segment launched the Plex Elite 2.0, the first dual-speed swept-source OCT/OCTA that…