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BLOG: What are we doing and what should we be doing to prevent infection?

December 15, 2017

Ten years ago, the prevailing sentiment among anterior segment surgeons was that the best way to prevent infection from aggressive bacteria was to use “fourth-generation” fluoroquinolone eye drops.

That was before methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

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Most adolescents, young adults with leukemia subtype treated with therapies meant for adults

December 15, 2017
ATLANTA — The number of adolescents and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with pediatric-inspired chemotherapy regimens appears to be quite…
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FDA approves Eskata for raised seborrheic keratoses

December 15, 2017
The FDA has approved a topical, high-concentration hydrogen peroxide solution for raised seborrheic keratoses, according to a company press release.
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VIDEO: Studies may lead to ‘era’ where chemotherapy is not needed for lymphoma subtype

December 15, 2017
ATLANTA — Two long-term follow-up studies presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition may indicate a future where patients with mantle cell lymphoma can be…

Study explores neuroprotection for acute optic nerve injury

December 15, 2017
QPI-1007 is being investigated for providing neuroprotection against nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, which has no standard treatment and is a leading…
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Improving Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure: Closing the Gaps

Supported by an independent educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

In the United States, heart failure (HF) affects about 5.7 million adults, accounts for >1 million hospitalizations…
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The Use of Capsular Tension Rings to Reduce Refractive Shift in Patients With Implantation of Trifocal Intraocular Lenses

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2017, Volume 33 Issue 12
To determine whether use of a capsular tension ring (CTR) can increase refractive stability in patients with…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Studies may lead to ‘era’ where chemotherapy is not needed for lymphoma subtype

December 15, 2017
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