DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “North America Ophthalmology Cataract Surgery Devices Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 – 2022″ report to their offering. Ophthalmology cataract surgery devices ar…
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, Francesco Carones, MD, speaks about the impact of residual and induced astigmatism on the performance of multifocal IOLs. In a study, he analyzed how different multifocal IOL models are more or less sensitive to astigmatism, suggesting a “tolerable” threshold for each of these models.
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What type and brand of contact lens may be best for people with dry eyes? Are there any lifestyle changes that may help and are there any associated risks?
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, Frederic Hehn, MD, and Magda Rau, MD, present Isovision, a novel bilateral approach to presbyLASIK. This treatment is performed in two steps and aims to create a wavefront-optimized corneal profile for near and distance vision.
In this article, learn about what eye drops are available for itchy eyes, when eye drops should be used, and when people should see a doctor.
MAASTRICHT, Netherlands – At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons winter meeting, Arthur Cummings, MD, discusses a novel technology being developed by IROCH science. The device, held on spectacles, gathers data on vision in daily activities. That data may be used to create a personal defocus curve and help inform decision-making regarding which IOL technology is best for the patient.
A multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physicians and other health professionals recently completed a near-total face transplant on a Wyoming man on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus.
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals’ New Jersey outsourcing facility has begun shipping sterile ophthalmic medications to select customers without a patient-specific prescription, according to a company press release. The company’s Dropless Therapy injectable and LessDrops topical formulations will also be available in the next few weeks, the release said.
Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. However, a recently released survey from NORC at the University of Chicago revealed that although essential components of the health care law are effective and popular, many Americans strongly support changes, but not an immediate repeal.“The U.S. population receives suboptimal levels of preventive care and has a high prevalence of risky health behaviors,” Kosali Simon, PhD, of Indiana University’s School of Public (Read more...)