Sunday, April 21, 2019

Refractive News Feed

Raindrop near vision inlay recalled.

The FDA issued a Class 1 recall (the most serious type of recall) due to a post-approval surveillance study that showed 75% of Raindrop inlay patients developed...

What your patient might ask you…

Are daily contacts healthier than reusable contacts? Still yes. A new study was just published in Cornea examining daily vs. reusable contacts and their effect on the ocular...

An approved treatment for myopia is on the horizon.

The FDA just accepted the investigational new drug application for MicroPine. Explain that entire last sentence. An investigational new drug application is when a pharmaceutical company is...

What your patient might ask you…

Can I check my PD with my smart phone? Soon. EyeQue, developer of an at-home eye test on your phone just got funding on Kickstarter for...

What your patient might ask you…

Do I really need to come for my 1-day post-op visit after cataract surgery? A new study says if the cataract surgery was uneventful, maybe not. The...

Weekly social media roundup.

Refractive surgery and the residual pain. Another news story has come out about a woman who committed suicide after having refractive surgery. Snapchat Spectacles are getting more stylish. Check...

Any Miru contact lens fans out there?

They have a new monthly lens that just launched in the US. Miru 1 month Menicon is available as a sphere, toric, or multifocal. (via)

Let’s change our name and hope the optometrist doesn’t notice.

Opternative has rebranded themselves. They've changed their name to Visibly which "better represents the partnerships we’re building with eye care providers and eyewear...

What your patient might ask you…

Can I get a multifocal contact if I have astigmatism? You can and we also have a new option to try. ULTRA Multifocal for Astigmatism just...

Weekly social media roundup.

Corneal neuralgia s/p LASIK. A sad story of a man taking his own life after suffering for years with the pain of corneal neuralgia after a LASIK...

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