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OSN News Wire - February 21, 2002

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STUDY: BIMATOPROST AS EFFECTIVE AS 
 SOME COMBO THERAPIES
DANA POINT, Calif. -- Use of bimatoprost monotherapy effectively lowered IOP in patients with glaucoma and avoided the side effects of combination therapy, according to the results of two studies presented here.

 

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             http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?ID=1919

 


REFRACTIVE SURGEONS DEBATE MAKING 'CENTS' OF LASIK
Economic recession, dwindling surgery volume, greater scrutiny of advertising and comanagement relationships -- can refractive surgeons thrive in these troubled times?

 

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             http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?ID=1905

 


ROLLABLE IOL ENHANCES CATARACT SURGERY THROUGH 0.9-MM INCISION
The ThinOptX lens provided the missing link for the ultra-small incision procedure. The article is published in Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition.

 

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             http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?ID=1868

 


SEVERE FORM OF EPITHELIAL DEFECT NEEDS EARLY DETECTION, TREATMENT
THOROFARE, N.J. -- Neurotrophic keratitis is a severe condition that requires early detection and treatment to preserve the patient's sight, said Sadeer Hannush, MD.

 

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             http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?ID=1920

 


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