The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) and Pearson VUE partner to provide ophthalmic medical techs access to simulated exams.
Ophthalmology Times Staff Reports
Insight Software, creators of My Vision Express, has been ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Patient enrollment has begun in a phase III clinical trial of a low dose of bromfenac for pain and inflammation reduction after cataract surgery.
Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated September as Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month.
Compared to an average of all physicians, ophthalmologists fared slightly better in a survey of physician burnout.
Corcoran Compliance Connection will provide real-time coding recommendations based on chart documentation in electronic health record (EHR) systems.
VSP Vision Care estimates it has spent about $150 million to provide free eye care and eyewear to 775,000 low-income, uninsured people in the past 15 years.
Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has declared August as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month to educate parents on the importance of children's healthy vision.
Alex V. Levin, MD, chief of pediatric ophthalmology and ocular genetics at Wills Eye Institute, has received a grant from Prevent Blindness America.
The FDA has approved once-monthly, 0.3-mg ranibizumab injection (Lucentis, Genentech) for treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), making it the first and only drug approved by the agency for the condition. The standard of care for DME for the past 25 years has been laser surgery.