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No change in retinal thickness observed after Alpha IMS implantation

January 22, 2018

Number of opioid refills, duration of use increased risk of opioid misuse

January 22, 2018
Results published in BMJ showed the number of opioid prescription refills and duration of use among opioid naïve patients were associated with an increase in opioid…

Prevent Blindness supports CHIP extension

January 22, 2018
Prevent Blindness announced that it is urging Congress to enact long-term legislation for the Children’s Health Insurance Program. Congress is considering…
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ACA reduces out-of-pocket medical expenses

January 22, 2018
The implementation of the ACA reduced out-of-pocket spending for medical care, especially for low-income individuals; however, premium spending remained high for these…
In the Journals

Novel laser ablation profile improves asphericity in low to moderate myopia

January 22, 2018
Combined transepithelial PRK and SmartSurfACE treatment showed the ability to maintain or slightly improve corneal asphericity in patients with low to moderate myopia…
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Medical Management of Glaucoma: Recent Approvals and Drugs Under Investigation

This activity is supported by educational grants from Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Alcon Laboratories, Inc.; Bausch + Lomb; Glaukos Corporation; and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, with an estimated 70 million people affected by the…
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VIDEO: Quidel enters point of care testing market in ophthalmology

January 18, 2018
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VIDEO: Dry eye algorithm helps determine treatment regimen

January 18, 2018
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