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March 2010

HAITI UPDATE
Many Haitian physicians were killed and many others lost loved ones when a powerful earthquake devastated the country. Within hours, U.S. ophthalmologists were coordinating a plan with their Latin and Caribbean colleagues to mount compassionate, timely and effective support for traumatized Haitians. In Ophthalmologists Join Together for Haitian Relief Effort, EyeNet writer Lori Baker Schena interviews physicians who were in Haiti at the time or arrived soon after to provide medical relief and supplies. Given the gravity of the situation, this story is being posted online ahead of the regular print publication in April.


Mar 2010 coverpage
Implantable Devices for Delivering Drugs

Tiny reservoirs shaped like coils, meshes, pellets and tabs are able to offer your patient sustained levels of ophthalmic drugs. (more)

 
 
 
Clinical Update

Corneal Inlays for Presbyopia Move Closer to Approval
Corneal inlay devices now under study include the ACI 7000, the InVue and the PresbyLens. In the video above, Dr. Richard L. Lindstrom demonstrates the implantantion of an ACI 7000. To read the entire article, click here.

 
 
 
 
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Ophthalmic Pearls

Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Congenital Glaucoma
It’s important to catch pediatric glaucoma early. Know the differential diagnosis, how to conduct a good exam and what the treatment options are. (more)

 
 
Morning Rounds

Out of Breath and Under Pressure
Her acute myelogenous leukemia had been in a remission, but she became concerned when she started feeling weak and short of breath. What's your diagnosis? (more)

 
 
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