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Vitrectomy offers a viable therapeutic option for DMEMaurice B. Landers III, MD, presents an argument that in an era when pharmacological therapy has become the mainstay for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) deserves consideration as a reasonable alternative for early DME in appropriate patients.
New Horizons Forum breaks ground to 'Innovate'Glaucoma 360, a three-day event being held here by the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF), will move from its "Celebrate" phase with Annual Gala on Thursday into its "Innovate" phase with the New Horizons Forum set for today. This event is a full day of presentations, panels, and discussions featuring leaders from start-up companies, industry executives, ophthalmic experts, venture capitalists, and the FDA.
Glaucoma Symposia aim to 'Educate' with 2 sessionsGlaucoma 360, a three-day event organized by the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF) will move into its final day on Saturday with the Glaucoma Symposium. The focus will shift from "Innovate" to "Educate." Two continuing medical education sessions are-one for ophthalmologists in the morning and another for optometrists in the afternoon.
Annual Gala to 'Celebrate' with 'The Cure in Sight'Glaucoma 360, a three-day event held by the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF), launched its seventh year Thursday night with the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala that attracted more than 400 people to the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
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Opening a second practiceThinking about expanding into a second location? One industry expert offers the pros and cons of multiplying your practice.
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care. Keeping in mind that the core mandate of value-based care is shifting accountability to providers for the holistic quality and cost of the care they deliver, five shortcomings of legacy EHRs become apparent.
Can folic acid mitigate autism risk for kids with epileptic mothers?A new study reveals that folic acid supplementation in mothers treated for epilepsy during pregnancy had children who were more likely to display autistic traits.