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Multiple health problems associated with mTBI

July 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – Optometrists who treat veterans should be aware of the various physical and psychological health problems that occur in conjunction with mild traumatic brain injury, a researcher stated here at Optometry’s Meeting.

Thomas G. Urosevich, OD, and colleagues surveyed 289 veterans who had served during conflict in Iraq or Afghanistan, as part of a larger study. The subjects were outpatients of the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania.

Top five videos from OCTANe

July 24, 2017
The OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, held in Newport Beach, California, in June, gave experts a forum to discuss new technology and business opportunities in the…
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YAG laser vitreolysis improves symptomatic vitreous floaters

July 24, 2017
YAG laser vitreolysis was associated with a better improvement in vitreous floater symptoms than a sham procedure, according to study findings. Researchers conducted a…

Cenegermin eye drops approved in Europe for neurotrophic keratitis

July 24, 2017
Cenegermin eye drops received marketing authorization from the European Commission for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis. This is the first biotechnological…

Partners sign agreement for first optometry school in Haiti

July 24, 2017
A memorandum of agreement has been signed to establish the first School of Optometry in Haiti, representing a collaboration between I’Universite d’Etat…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, and Dysfunctions: Volume 1, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to the number of potential challenges, including dry eye…
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