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What Ophthalmologists Need To Know About Treating Floppy Iris Syndrome

Ophthalmologists at surgical centers are always looking for new, on-site procedures that can expand the horizons of their business. And university programs that train the next generation of ophthalmologists are always interested in finding new skills with which they can equip their students. Acquiring the knowledge base and the tools to successfully treat floppy iris syndrome is […]

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The Pros and Cons of Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed operations all over the world, with around10 million procedures completed annually. As advances in technology continue, more and more ophthalmology clinics are adding laser-assisted surgery options to their equipment and service portfolios. This opens the door to less-invasive, but more expensive procedures being available to a considerably larger […]

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DQSA Compliance Guidelines for Ophthalmologists: Get Ready for November 1st

When new regulations on how dispensers (including doctor’s offices) document the transfer and purchases of pharmaceuticals kick in on November 1st of this year, will your ophthalmology practice be prepared? Do you buy from distributors in full compliance with the law, who themselves obtain their products from compliant manufacturers? If you’re not prepared, or you’re not sure […]

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What Changes to the FDA Grandfather Clause Means for Ophthalmologists

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the ways in which modern drugs are produced, marketed and prescribed. However, the federal laws that affect this approval process weren’t always in place. Did you know that some drugs have largely been immune to these regulations for decades? Thanks to a loophole know as the “Grandfather Clause”, many older […]

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Does Downsize Matter? It Does If You Are Performing Small Incision Cataract Surgery

At the very leading edge of modern cataract surgery is the process of small incision cataract surgery, also known as micro incision cataract surgery (MICS). The appeal of MICS stems from the fact that it is a minimally invasive procedure which reduces postoperative corneal aberrations, and lessens the occurrence of induced corneal astigmatism.

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How Accutome Made Our First Ophthalmology Course a Success

My name is Scott Serbin, and I head up the development of provider education programs for Emergency Medical Associates (EMA).The flagship program I helped develop is the Advanced Emergency Medicine Conference, a regional EM conference, which draws EM providers from across the country. Within the conference, there are many different courses available that cover a […]

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