January 1st 2023
Survey participants were asked to enumerate the signs, symptoms, and complaints, the preoperative visual acuities; complications requiring removal or exchange; and secondary interventions.
December 7th 2022
The Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute is dedicated to eye care and sight restoration through technology, pioneering research and eye care clinicians.
December 2nd 2022
According to the company, the facility will serve as a hub of the EVO Lens-Based Experience for ophthalmic surgeons, staff and healthcare practitioners.
December 1st 2022
According to physicians, patients who do not undergo second procedure are more likely to develop glaucoma.
November 30th 2022
The deal will provide Harrow’s entire formulary compounded ophthalmic products to iOR Partners’ expanding office-based surgery locations across the United States.
SBL-3 multifocal IOL offers exceptional vision at all distances
The SBL-3 ClearView clinical study, an FDA investigational device exemption clinical trial conducted at 18 sites across the US, is a prospective, subject-masked, randomized, two-arm study.
Alcon completes acquisition of Aerie Pharmaceuticals
The deal adds pharmaceutical research and development capabilities and further expertise for future product pipeline. It also expands Alcon’s presence in the $20 billion global ophthalmic pharmaceutical category.
BLOG: Being the change we want to see in ophthalmology
A recent study showed that only 6% of practicing ophthalmologists in the US identify as an underrepresented minority.
Boarding Orbis Flying Eye Hospital: Not your typical flight experience
When it is not on a mission, the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital MD-10 aircraft often is situated at an airport where the fully accredited teaching facility is put to use as a mobile simulation center to train ophthalmologists from around the world in some of the latest sight-saving techniques.
CMS’ physician fee schedule could have adverse impact on ophthalmologists
Medicare’s 2023 fee schedule includes cuts in reimbursement, which some groups say could lead to reduced access to care to patients who need it most.
Avoiding capsule tears with OVDs and PECS
OVDs that are currently used in cataract surgery fit into different classes including higher viscosity cohesives, lower viscosity dispersives, viscoadaptives and higher viscosity dispersives.
Private practice vs academics: What do young ophthalmologists need to know?
Nicole Bajic, MD, and Neel S. Vaidya, MD, MPH, share their insights from when they were at this crossroads. Learn more clinical pearls on topics like this and more at Real World Ophthalmology’s virtual conference, “Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner,” this Saturday, November 5.
App brings virtual eye care to Bangladesh
The EyeBuddy app will bring telehealth to eye doctors in the coming months, connecting patients across Bangladesh with ophthalmologists at a major eye-care hospital.
Centricity Vision’s new ZEPTO Plus handpiece gives surgeons a choice in capsulotomy size
CEO Rob Thornhill discusses the features of the device, as well as plans for a new technology called ZEPTOLINK which combines the company’s novel ZEPTO technology with any phaco device.
Real World Ophthalmology 2022: Virtual meeting set for Nov 5
Complimentary registration is open for this unique meeting designed to prepare young ophthalmologists for success in early practice.
EP. 4: EyeCon 2022: Mindset to explore new opportunities for your practice
An interactive agenda at the Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida will foster an open exchange of ideas with fellow attendees from across the United States.
Surgeon offers pearls for the EVO Visian ICL
According to Mark Packer, MD, FACS, observations include key data points and clinical implications.
New IOLs for keratoconus and other aberrated corneas
Anterior segment surgeon expands on the use of the XtraFocus pinhole implant.
Study casts doubt on routine use of anesthesiologists in cataract surgery
According to investigators, ophthalmologists may be able to safely cut back on having anesthesiologists or nurse anesthetists routinely at bedside during cataract surgery.
EP. 3: EyeCon 2022: High-impact content in a small-scale setting
The setting for this year's Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida will provide the opportunity for clinical interaction between faculty and attendees along with the practicality of information.
Presbyopia-correcting IOL on display at AAO
At the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Chicago, Johnson & Johnson Vision is spotlighting the Tecnis Symfony OptiBlue IOL, its presbyopia-correcting intraocular lens (PC-IOL) powered by InteliLight technology.
EP. 1: EyeCon 2022: Nothing is better than in-person conferences
Co-chairs Peter J. McDonnell, MD, director of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD, of Glaucoma Associates of Texas in Dallas break down the top reasons to attend this year's Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 in a series of video segments.
Presbyopia-correcting IOL receives high marks
The IOL has a hybrid design that combines the benefits of central extended depth-of-focus technology and multifocal technology that provides a continuous range of high-quality vision ranging from distance and intermediate and near vision to about 12 to 14 inches.
Cataract predictability: Screen and treat unstable tear film in weeks
With a few key steps, surgeons can avert potential refractive surprises, and reduce postoperative dry eye for patients.
New York ophthalmologists provide eye care in Haiti
Anika Michael, MD, and Benjeil Edghill, MD, both ophthalmology specialists from AdvantageCare Physicians New York City, traveled to Haiti in July on a medical mission of mercy, where they evaluated and treated more than 400 patients and completed approximately 90 surgeries.
Shape-changing IOL for presbyopia offers long-term stable vision
The Grail study finds the device can offer positive outcomes for patients.
Presbyopia lens provides good vision at all distances with minimal disturbances
FDA approves the AcuFocus IC-8 small aperture IOL for cataract surgery
Results from the U.S. pivotal trial showed Apthera IOL subjects achieved statistically superior uncorrected intermediate and near vision, and equivalent distance vision and contrast sensitivity compared to control subjects.
Platform offers more efficient cataract surgical experience
Using a cloud-based digital health option can save time during surgery.
Extended depth-of-field lenses: Understanding a new player in cataract surgery
New lens types offer independence from glasses to the patient post surgery.
HelpMeSee launches eBook for manual small incision cataract surgery
According to the organization, the eBook content is designed for residents, ophthalmologists, fellows, medical students and other professionals performing or supporting cataract surgery.
Lensar’s adaptive cataract treatment system receives FDA clearance
The systems could be in the hands of surgeons in the third quarter through a targeted initial launch, according to the company.
Study examines quality of vision results after phakic IOL implantation
According to investigators, halos are the most common complaint for patients who received an implantable collamer lens to address myopia.
Ophthalmologists drive efficiency in the surgical suite: Why it matters
Attention to details can help to deliver patients consistent, quality outcomes.
Blog: A new era for refractive surgery in the United States: STAAR EVO ICL wins FDA approval
There’s a new alternative to LASIK in the United States. In March of 2022, the FDA approved STAAR Surgical’s EVO/EVO+ VISIAN Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) and Toric Implantable Collamer Lens (TICL).
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