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TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 26, 2017

To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye Awareness Month.

TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye; critically evaluate the epidemiology, pathophysiology, mechanism and impact of the disease; address its management and therapy; and develop recommendations for the design of clinical trials to assess pharmaceutical interventions, according to a press release.

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VIDEO: Mitro updates Roclatan studies, Aerie financing

June 26, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit here, Tom Mitro, president and chief operating officer of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, discusses the…
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AOA creates institute to guide eye health policy

June 26, 2017
The American Optometric Association announced the launch of the AOA Health Policy Institute, a policy think tank to develop evidence-based research, analysis and…

AMA opposed to Senate Health Care bill

June 26, 2017
The AMA sent a letter to Senate leaders stating its overwhelming disapproval with the U.S. Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The…
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New extended depth of focus IOL design offers good MTF over wide dioptric interval

June 26, 2017
Results for a new aspheric IOL with double spherical aberration in the central 3-mm pupil aperture zone suggest the lens provides good visual acuity between 4 m and 50…
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Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

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

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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