Lucentis, the 0.3-mg dose of ranibizumab injection, has been approved by the FDA for treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME).
A study, published in the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, found exophoria to be a risk factor in 3D asthenopia (symptoms related to 3D viewing).
The formation of a new organization to represent all eye-care practitioners is one of the possibilities being considered by a task force examining ways that ophthalmologists and optometrists can collaborate to provide patient care.
Topcon Medical Systems has introduced a new computerized lensmeter (CL-300 Computerized Lensmeter) in U.S and Latin American markets.
Intermittent diplopia often is not evident during presentation, which makes its diagnosis problematic.
Continuing medical education is essential for the provision of good medical care.
The recent issuance of revised recommendations for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy screening from the American Academy of Ophthalmology will have substantial effects on practicing ophthalmologists.
The cornea maintains a better prolate shape after myopic PRK using a wavefront-optimized versus a wavefront-guided ablation profile.
Gonioscopy remains the gold standard technique for assessing the anterior chamber angle, but ultrasound biomicroscopy and anterior segment optical coherence tomography can be useful adjuncts for glaucoma patient care.
Data from 6 months of follow-up in a randomized, contralateral eye comparison study demonstrate LASIK performed using a proprietary "optimized prolate ablation" algorithm provides superior results compared with a conventional ablation technique.