Insurance companies are pushing ophthalmologists to use new biosimilar drugs as alternatives to Avastin that have never been tested in the eye.
29-Jul-2021 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Nation’s Ophthalmologists Urge Congress to Protect Patients From Health Insurer Policy Disrupting Medically Necessary Care Across the Country
Today, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery sent a letter to members of Congress, asking for support in our ongoing effort to rein in excessive prior authorization requirements imposed by...
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The American College of Radiology® Data Science Institute® (ACR DSI) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a collaboration that will expand ACR DSI’s groundbreaking AI-LAB™ platform to include eye care.
28-Jul-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Selecting sunglasses that block 99 to 100 percent of UV-A and UV-B radiation is the best way to protect your eyes from the sun’s damaging rays.
20-Jul-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Statement: American Academy of Ophthalmology and ASCRS Urge Aetna to Reverse Disruptive New Policy on Cataract Surgery
Aetna, the country’s third-largest provider of health insurance and services, is requiring pre-approval for all cataract surgeries starting July 1, 2021.
1-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Every year, people suffer serious eye injuries from backyard fireworks displays. Most of the victims are children and bystanders located nowhere near the pyrotechnics.
24-Jun-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is calling on its members to continue to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and encourage people to get vaccinated, including their staff.
16-Jun-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Register today for the first in-person Eyecelerator™ conference, set for Thursday, July 22, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.
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Ophthalmologists, physicians specializing in medical and surgical eye care, say exploding corks can cause a wide range of eye injuries.
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The National Library of Medicine has accepted Ophthalmology® Retina for inclusion in Medline/PubMed, the first time it has accepted a printed, monthly U.S. ophthalmology journal in 12 years.
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Optometry are joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to offer spring break safety tips so travelers spend their time on the beach, not in the emergency room
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One risk of space flight is a possible danger to vision. Retired NASA astronaut David Wolf, M.D., will discuss how space flight affects eyes on in a keynote address at a conference of leading eye physicians and surgeons, hosted by the American...
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Eye MD Expert Comment Available Re JAMA Study: Diabetes 2 Epidemic Impacting Younger People's Vision
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Experts Available Re: Diabetic Retinopathy, an Increasingly Common Cause of Blindness
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