Study: Effective lens position advances accuracyJanuary 1st 2012
Findings from a prospective study demonstrate that capsulotomy creation using a proprietary femtosecond laser system improves the predictability of effective lens position to deliver increased refractive accuracy and better visual acuity outcomes.
FDA issues approval of aflibercept for treatment of patients with neovascular AMD, surpriseDecember 15th 2011
For the retina subspecialty, the past year was one of controversy, technologic advances, and an important approval from the FDA, as well as a surprise decision from the agency.
'Research to Prevent Blindness' Weeks retires after 50 yearsDecember 15th 2011
David F. Weeks was a quarter master in the U.S. Army, earned a business administration degree, and raised funds for philanthropic causes - all before Jules Stein, MD, hired him in 1961 to lead the newly formed Research to Prevent Blindness.
Liquid bandage seals incisionsNovember 15th 2011
A hydrogel liquid ocular bandage, designed to seal corneal incisions after cataract surgery, provided a smooth, soft, and transparent protective barrier film that may improve wound integrity and closure and did not decrease best-corrected visual acuity.