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In 2015, physicians will have to demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) to get the full benefit of the Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Program. Physicians who do not successfully demonstrate meaningful use will...
The team behind a smartphone lens adapter and app—which allows users to conduct extensive eye exams on patients—has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the new invention, according to Mashable.
A physician who conducted cataract surgeries on 130 poor and elderly people at a health camp in the northern Indian state of Punjab has been arrested, according to the Associated Press.
Politicians rarely tell the truth, so why should ophthalmologists . . . right?
NASA has struggled to understand why many astronauts, upon returning from space missions, have experienced moderate to severe eye problems and changes to their vision, said Dorit Donoviel, PhD.
Medical information on the Internet is available 24/7 and knows no geographic limits. Patients can educate themselves while in bed, on the sofa, or while commuting. Such access facilitates saving time, money, and embarrassment for...
The advent of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy has been a tremendous advance for the treatment of retinal vein occlusion (RVO), but many other opportunities exist, said Joan W. Miller, MD.
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A new presbyopia-correcting IOL has a novel optic combining two complementary diffractive technologies. Results from bench and clinical testing show it provides a full range of continuous, high-quality vision, minimizes dysphotopsias...
A stitch-less blepharoplasty procedure is possible with use of a new topical skin adhesive.

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Peter McDonnell, MD

Director of The Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times.

Dianna Graves, COMT, BS Ed

Clinical services manager at St. Paul Eye Clinic PA, Woodbury, MN. Graduate of the School of Ophthalmic Medical Technology, St. Paul, MN, and teaching faculty member since 1983.

Arun C. Gulani, MD

Director of refractive surgery and chief, cornea & external disease. Assistant professor, department of ophthalmology, University of Florida, Jacksonville.

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