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An innovative contact lens for glaucoma

An innovative contact lens for glaucoma | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
EPFL researchers have participated in the development of a contact lens for the early detection of glaucoma. Clinical trials are being conducted at the CHUV.
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Prevalence and risk factors associated with dry eye: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2010-2011 - American Journal of Ophthalmology

Prevalence and risk factors associated with dry eye: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2010-2011 - American Journal of Ophthalmology | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Prevalence and risk factors associated with dry eye: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Ex... http://t.co/lBAPNalRLP #ophthalmology
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Short, Intensive Ophthalmic Training Boosts Students' Skills - Medscape

Short, Intensive Ophthalmic Training Boosts Students' Skills Medscape A short, intense bout of ophthalmic training puts second-year medical students' skills on par with those of residents, according to a small pilot study published online January 2...
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Zeiss buys US intraocular lens specialist Aaren Scientific - Optics.org

Zeiss buys US intraocular lens specialist Aaren Scientific - Optics.org | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Zeiss buys US intraocular lens specialist Aaren Scientific Optics.org Germany-headquartered Carl Zeiss Meditec has acquired the US firm Aaren Scientific Inc., a manufacturer of intraocular lenses (IOLs) used after cataract surgeries, for an...
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New bionic retina curing blindness | Nano Bio Technology

New bionic retina curing blindness | Nano Bio Technology | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Having an efficient treatment for them is, therefore, essential. In recent years there have been several possible solutions, such as cell transplantation and retinal prostheses. In this last line is part of a new product bionic, the ...
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Corneal hysteresis strongly associated with glaucoma progression, study finds | Ophthalmology

Corneal hysteresis strongly associated with glaucoma progression, study finds | Ophthalmology | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Corneal hysteresis correlated significantly with an elevated risk of glaucoma progression, according to a study.
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Incidence of Endophthalmitis after Corneal Transplant or Cataract ...

Objective: To estimate the incidence of infectious endophthalmitis after corneal transplant or cataract surgery, to evaluate the trend of endophthalmitis d...
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Wavelength Optimization in Femtosecond Laser Corneal Surgery

Methods. We performed penetrating and lamellar incisions on eye bank corneas using several ultrashort pulse laser sources. Several wavelengths within the near-infrared and shortwave-infrared wavelength range were used ...
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Aboard the Flying Eye Hospital from Indianapolis to Panama City

Aboard the Flying Eye Hospital from Indianapolis to Panama City | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Blog by: Laura Parrotta Laura Parrotta is Individual Giving Manager at ORBIS’s New York office.  On Saturday, July 27, 2013 I had the unique and rare opportunity to fly on the one and only ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) from Indianapolis (IN) to...
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Lens Clarity Excellent With Vitrectomy in Early Retinopathy - Medscape

Lens Clarity Excellent With Vitrectomy in Early Retinopathy Medscape Success rates for retinal reattachment with a single surgery were approximately 89% for infants with stage 4A retinopathy, in which retinal detachment has started to occur, but...
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Rare eye disease leaves people without an iris - Medical Xpress

Rare eye disease leaves people without an iris - Medical Xpress | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Rare eye disease leaves people without an iris
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"Yes, it's unusual for all of these things—the glaucoma, cataracts, cornea scarring, diabetes—to be seen in the same person at a young age," Nerby said.
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Duke researchers will offer 'bionic eye' for some blinded by retinitis pigmentosa - News & Observer

Duke researchers will offer 'bionic eye' for some blinded by retinitis pigmentosa - News & Observer | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
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Patient-reported outcomes may lead to new insights for improving cataract care - News-Medical.net

Patient-reported outcomes may lead to new insights for improving cataract care News-Medical.net Cataract surgery can lead to good results from a clinical standpoint yet have poor outcomes from the patient's point of view, reports a study,...
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The femtosecond laser platform: what’s next

The femtosecond laser platform: what’s next | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Here’s a look at where this technology is headed and where it came from. (Where have #femtosecond laser platforms been? Where are they going?
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Second Chance for Sight? - OutpatientSurgery.net

Second Chance for Sight? - OutpatientSurgery.net | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Second Chance for Sight?
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If a corneal transplant patient's body rejects a donor graft once, his prospects for success in a second attempt aren't high.
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Pediatric Ophthalmology Video | - OphthoBook.com

Pediatric Ophthalmology Video | - OphthoBook.com | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Checking vision in pediatric ophthalmology. Children are difficult to check vision. Depending upon the age, a child may only blink-to-light, fix and follow, or even read pictures. Here are a couple of tips for checking a kids vision.
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Retinal Imaging May Identify Schizophrenia - Medscape

Retinal Imaging May Identify Schizophrenia Medscape Results showed that 20 of the overall participants (2%) met the study criteria for schizophrenia and had been hospitalized for the disorder by the time they were age 38, with an additional 17...
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India and China to lead modest growth in Asia-Pacific ophthalmology drug market - The Pharma Letter

India and China to lead modest growth in Asia-Pacific ophthalmology drug market - The Pharma Letter | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
India and China to lead modest growth in Asia-Pacific ophthalmology drug market The Pharma Letter The ophthalmology therapeutics market for dry eye syndrome (DES) and glaucoma in four Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries - India, Australia, China and...
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Therapeutic Eye Injections May Be Needed Less Often - Science Daily (press release)

Therapeutic Eye Injections May Be Needed Less Often - Science Daily (press release) | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Therapeutic Eye Injections May Be Needed Less Often
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The macula is a few square centimeters of tissue in the center of the retina at the back of the eye. ...
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Corneal transplantation: Impact of the widening ... - Eye World Online

Corneal transplantation: Impact of the widening ... - Eye World Online | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Patients who have undergone refractive surgery are here to stay and are potentially part of the corneal donor pool, according to Mark A. Terry, MD, director of corneal services, Devers Eye Institute, and professor of clinical ophthalmology, ...
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Effect of 60 kHz and 150 kHz Femtosecond Lasers on Corneal ...

Effect of 60 kHz and 150 kHz Femtosecond Lasers on Corneal ... | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Corneal lamellar keratoplasty (LK) is a surgical technique that allows preserving healthy portions of the cornea while selectively replacing the dysfunctional layers. The outcome of LK has also shown improvements of the procedure by ...
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Hoya, PPG host roundtable on pediatric vision

Hoya, PPG host roundtable on pediatric vision | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Prompted by research showing that parents desire more education on lens options and eyewear care, Hoya Vision Care North America and PPG Industries hosted a professional roundtable on “Engaging With Today’s Parents to Promote Pediatric Vision”...
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Through the ORBIS Lens: Side-by-Side

Through the ORBIS Lens: Side-by-Side | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
ORBIS Volunteer and oculoplastics specialist, Dr. James Oestreicher
(left) words side-by-side with Panamanian physicians, Yael Chavez (right) and
Ivonne Alvarado.
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Baltimore Cataract Surgeons Strive for Easier Recovery with Laser Cataract ... - Healthcare Global (press release)

Baltimore Cataract Surgeons Strive for Easier Recovery with Laser Cataract ... - Healthcare Global (press release) | Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Baltimore Cataract Surgeons Strive for Easier Recovery with Laser Cataract ...
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Genetic Influences on the Outcome of Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Treatment in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

Ophthalmology, Volume 120, Issue 8, Pages 1641-1648, August 2013, Authors:Farshad Abedi, MD, DMedSc; Sanjeewa Wickremasinghe, FRCOphth, FRANZCO; Andrea J. Richardson, BSc (Hons); Amirul F.M. Islam, PhD; Robyn H.
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