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Eyewear holder gives patients place to store glasses during eye exam
William Neusidl, MD, invents eyewear holder that attaches to slit lamp table, gives patients safe place for glasses
Jetrea launches in Canada
Alcon Laboratories Inc. has launched ocriplasmin, its treatment of symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion (VMA), in Canada.
Vision Care Institute reaches attendee milestone
The Vision Care Institute, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., has announced that 100,000 eye care professionals attended courses throughout its network of 14 sites worldwide.
Obamacare confusion bad for ophthalmology
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has clouded the future of ophthalmology, said William L. Rich, MD.
Study links premature birth, retinal detachment
Children born extremely prematurely have up to a 19-times greater risk of retinal detachment later in life than those born at term, according to a Swedish study published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Navilas laser chosen for DME study
OD-OS has announced that its Navilas laser has been selected for a new study to evaluate the efficacy and stability of laser plus anti-vascular endothelial growth factor for the treatment of patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).
PBA launches ‘Eat for Your Eyes’ online recipe contest
As part of Prevent Blindness America’s (PBA) “Live Right, Save Sight!” program-in conjunction with declaring November as Diabetic Eye Health Disease Awareness Month-the non-profit group is conducting an online contest seeking recipes that benefit those with diabetes.
How children benefit from Obamacare
Obamacare’s provision stating vision services for children are essential will help increase the number of young people able to receive check-ups and follow-up care, which are crucial for their well being.
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