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CLINICAL

How macular OCT scanning affects glaucoma evaluationLet’s examine what this specific (and separate) scan pattern can offer diagnostically
16 most popular stories of 2016
16 most popular stories of 2016Here is your roundup of what made top news in 2016!
LENSAR files for bankruptcy with PDL BioPharma support
LENSAR files for bankruptcy with PDL BioPharma supportLENSAR Inc. announced its filing of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Dec. 19 to reduce its debt, strengthen its balance sheet, and strengthen its platform for future growth, according to a press release from the company.
6 things PCPs should know about glaucomaGlaucoma is a leading cause of blindness, a problem which is made even more serious by the fact that many patients do not notice any symptoms until it is too late to prevent permanent blindness.
Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.
New study affirms promise of anti-integrin drug for DME
New study affirms promise of anti-integrin drug for DMEA new class of ophthalmic drug continues to show promise for treating patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).
7 strategies for fitting keratoconus patientsTry these seven strategies to improve your keratoconus contact lens fitting and offer better outcomes to your patients.
Reduce dropout in patients with dry eye
How should you apply cosmetics to avoid problems with extended-wear soft contact lenses?Contact lenses are being worn by increasing numbers of females who also desire to wear cosmetics. This can be a challenge as cosmetics can cloud, discolor, and destroy the newer water-holding oxygen-permeable contact lenses.
The role of lid hygiene in ocular surface disease
The role of lid hygiene in ocular surface diseaseThe ocular surface encompasses not only the cornea, but the all-important supporting conjunctiva that is divided into the bulbar, limbal, palpebral, forneaceal, and marginal zones.