Femtosecond laser-assisted capsulotomy resulted in better circularity and more predictable size compared with standard manual continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis (CCC) in a prospective, randomized clinical study by researchers in Italy.
The Random Forests machine learning method is a useful tool to help ophthalmologists distinguish between the visual fields (VFs) of individuals with healthy eyes and those with preperimetric open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in which glaucoma will manifest, according to research from Japan.
Anterior capsulotomies may be created safely and efficaciously using a femtosecond laser system (Catalys Precision Laser System, Abbott Medical Optics), according to a study published online in the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.
Two trifocal IOLs enabled patients to have "a useful third focus for intermediate vision", but also resulted in increased background halos and reduced distance visual quality compared with a multifocal IOL, according to new research.
A preservative-free IOP-lowering eye drop that is a combination of tafluprost and timolol (Taptiqom, Santen) is seeking national licences in European countries after a positive decentralized procedure and a final assessment report from reference member state Germany, the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices of Germany, and agreement by concerned member states that the fixed-dose product is approvable.
The findings of a new study will enable clinicians to make more accurate diagnoses of multiple sclerosis (MS) and uveitis while giving people a better understanding of their prognoses, according to its authors.