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Improved optical quality with SMILE
Preventing post-cataract endophthalmitis

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Comparing anti-VEGFs for DME

In a 1-year comparison of intravitreous aflibercept, bevacizumab and ranibizumab therapy for centre-involved DME, ...

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In patients taking PGAs for glaucoma, adherence to therapy may increase with the prescription of generic latanoprost, ...

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AC is better than EDI for LC visibility
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Improved optical quality with SMILEIn SMILE the anterior-most stromal lamellae remain intact postoperatively. Here, the author discusses the biomechanical advantages of preserving the stronger anterior stroma and the resulting effects on spherical aberration control and optical quality.
Wavefront-guided vs wavefront-optimized LASIK in hyperopes: is there a winner?In this article, the authors discuss how WF?guided and WF-optimized LASIK performed on hyperopic patients can provide similar results in terms of safety, contrast sensitivity and refractive error.
Preventing post-cataract endophthalmitisIntracameral antibiotic therapy helps prevent endophthalmitis after cataract surgery, while topical antibiotic therapy does not, according to a literature review conducted by researchers from Denmark and published online in Acta Ophthalmologica.

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Examining visual outcomes of bilateral trifocal IOLA new trifocal diffractive IOL (FineVision trifocal IOL, PhysIOL), implanted bilaterally, achieved a full range of adequate vision, satisfactory contrast sensitivity, and a lack of significant adverse photic phenomena, according to Spanish researchers reporting in BMC Ophthalmology.
H. pylori infection, dementia and POAG link foundNeurodegenerative diseases such as dementia and glaucoma have been linked to each other and to H. pylori infection, in a recent study published in BMC Ophthalmology.
Improving quality of life in DME patientsIntravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) has been found to improve vision related quality of life in diabetic macular oedema (DME) patients, notes a study recently published in the Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications.

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Vitamin C may be inversely related to cataract riskAccording to recent study data, higher vitamin C intake may be inversely associated with the risk of cataract.
Transepithelial surface ablationPRK has been an established method for laser vision correction for nearly 30 years, however, its popularity has reduced somewhat due to the advent of LASIK. With a recent renewed interest in surface ablation techniques some modifications have been made to alleviate disadvantages of the procedure. In this article, the authors highlight their clinical experience of TESA in myopic eyes with or without astigmatism.
Novel device eases instillation of eye dropsPatients who used a proprietary eye drop delivery device (Eyedrop, Vanguard Design, São Paulo, Brazil) in a pilot study reported that it eased the instillation of hypotensive drops, especially if they weren’t used to using eye drops, the study authors report in the Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology.
Nanoparticles may prevent corneal graft rejectionsBiodegradable nanoparticles that release medication into the eye may solve the issue of medicine compliance after corneal transplant surgery and help increase the rate of surgical success, according to an article in the Journal of Controlled Release.

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