Dallas-To date, the single-piece hydrophobic acrylate AcrySof SA series IOL (Alcon) appears to offer the most ideal characteristics among marketed IOLs, according to James P. McCulley, MD.
Recognizing the slow process by which the FDA alerts companies to recall
prescription drugs and other products, the agency is working to streamline
New York-Custom ablations based on topography-guided data will provide patients with markedly improved visual acuity after LASIK.
Harrisburg, PA-As economic conditions hint at a slowdown, physicians need to think more critically about whether they are "rewarding individuals by paying rates comparable to other practices in the area," instead of downsizing staffs.
There is no truth to the rumor that New York Yankees' manager Joe Torre called upon Morton Goldberg, MD, for advice on how to keep a dynasty intact. However, the Yankee skipper might take notes on how The Wilmer Eye Institute continues its dominance in Ophthalmology Times' annual survey ranking the nation's top ophthalmic programs.
York, Ontario-David M. Regan, PhD, DSc, of York University in York, Ontario, was the 2001 recipient of the Proctor Medal, which honors an investigator for his/her notable contributions in the basic or clinical sciences as applied to ophthalmology.
If you're like most people, you thought your retirement "nest egg" was protected.
London-Posterior capsule rupture during cataract removal by phacoemulsification significantly increases the risk of a poor visual outcome, said Alexander C. Ionides, MD, a consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Fort Lauderdale, FL-Visual tests and clinical psychophysics can be regarded as "sets of filters," according to David M. Regan, PhD, DSc.
London-The endogenous clock that controls our existence is quite remarkable, said Russell G. Foster, PhD, professor and chairman of the Department of Integrative and Molecular Neuroscience, Imperial College of Science, Engineering and Medicine, London.