Deficiencies found in glaucoma care by ODs in retail-based clinics
A telemedicine project reported poor adherence to the American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Patterns guidelines for primary open angle glaucoma and primary open...
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VIDEO: The important questions about toric IOL selection
NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Mitchell P. Weikert, MD, associate professor at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, gives his presentation on toric IOL...
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Here's How To Choose Eyeglasses That Best Suit You
Our eyes are obviously important assets to have. On that note, it's important that we go the extra mile when caring for them. If you think your vision is getting blurry , you...
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Medication use lower 2 years after combined iStent implantation, cataract surgery
A large observational study demonstrated that glaucoma patients implanted with the Glaukos iStent in combination with cataract surgery achieved a significant reduction in the...
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VIDEO: Management of irregular astigmatism in cataract surgery
NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, William B. Trattler, MD, from the Center for Excellence in Eye Care in Miami, gives his presentation on how to manage irregular astigmatism...
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Normal IOP found in high percentage of eyes with angle closure glaucoma
A study performed in Korea found that 60% of patients with primary angle closure glaucoma had normal IOP. Without gonioscopy, these cases could be misdiagnosed as normal...
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Why I Stopped Talking Bad About Myself In Front Of My Daughter
After having my second baby in less than so many years, things just weren't the same. I'd gained 53 pounds in 9 months. I had an 8-pound baby then a 9-pound baby, and the...
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Prince Harry Hugs A Fellow Redhead Thanks To Her Attention-Grabbing Sign
Prince Harry shared an insanely cute moment with a pint-sized, fellow redhead Ever wonder how you can catch the eye of Prince Harry? It doesn't hurt to be a tiny, adorable...
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Richard Litwin, MD, receives Chang Humanitarian Award
Richard L. Litwin, MD, has been selected as the winner of the 2019 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation's Chang Humanitarian Award, according to a...
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VIDEO: Is ORA valuable in light of newer IOL formulas
NEW YORK - From OSN New York 2018, Maria C. Scott, MD, founder and medical director of Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center and medical director of TLC Laser Eye Center...
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The headlines of Master Doctor
Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
Overprescription of Opioids for Elbow Fractures in Children: CHOP Surgeons
Patients only took less than 5 percent of the prescribed amount, and one in five did not receive any opioid medication to manage pain which could lead to opioid diversion.
A Quarter of Antibiotics Prescribed for Children and Adults Found Unnecessary
One in seven privately insured children and non-elderly adults among the study cohort received antibiotics for cases that were not justified medically, according to new research.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.