December 2013 Newsletter

December 5, 2013:

Thousands Crowd AAO Meeting for Latest Developments in Ophthalmic Technology, Drugs

This year's conference was held in New Orleans, and the total attendance was an estimated 25 thousand.

December 5, 2013:

Oral Contraceptives Linked to Glaucoma

Study found that more than three years of oral contraceptive use doubled the risk of developing glaucoma, according to AAO presenter.

December 5, 2013:

iStent Procedures Climb Again, While Total Glaucoma Surgery Volume Slips Marginally

Ocular hypotensive medications continue to be the treatment modality used in the lion’s share of glaucoma patients.

December 5, 2013:

FDA Moves Forward with New Compounding Law

The agency provided guidance on the Drug Quality and Security Act just days after the president signed it into law.

December 5, 2013:

Actress Marlee Matlin Promotes Cataract Surgery on ‘The Doctors’

The actress allowed the TV program to follow her through her procedure.

December 5, 2013:

December 2013 News Briefs

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