New RF Device Performs Both MGD and Aesthetic Lid Procedures

Patients should see improvement after four 12-minute sessions, Lumenis reports.

New Desktop Perimeter Improves Testing Speed, Patient Experience

Topcon says its device, called Tempo, is 39% faster than SAP and has been found to be accurate at tasks ranging from disease screening through advanced glaucoma assessment.

Bruder Launches Portable, Single-use Heat Mask for Dry Eye

The compress warms up once exposed to the air, no microwave required.

FDA Approves Second Presbyopia Drop

A new low-dose pilocarpine agent can be administered up to twice a day for maximum duration of effect. It is hoped to result in fewer adverse effects than Vuity.

Three Apps Added to Heidelberg Anterior Segment OCT Platform

New tools display a wide range of data and visuals to aid with clinical evaluation and surgical planning, the company says.

Alcon Adds Multifocal Option to Total30 Line

The company says the new lens is designed to maintain hydration and comfort throughout a month of wear.

New Drug to Hasten Reversal of Mydriasis After Dilated Exam

Studies found Ryzumvi returned pupils nearly to baseline better than placebo at all time points measured, its developers said in announcing its FDA approval.

Report Aims to Simplify Optometric Approach to Diabetic Eye Disease

A task force organized by LKC Technologies shares recommendations on early detection, risk assessment, referral cues and patient education goals.

New Scleral Lens ‘Microvault’ Option for Hard-to-fit Eyes

The custom feature generates an area of lift specific to the unique contour of the patient’s sclera, the manufacturer says.

Eylea HD 8mg Injection Approved for Wet AMD, DME, DR

The new formulation of the popular drug extends the intervals between treatments even further than the original 2mg did.

Upcoming Events

December 8-9, 2023

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 9-10, 2023

Retina Update 2023
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Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
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December 14, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
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