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Hypersonic vitrector holds potential for multiple benefits
Bausch + Lomb has introduced an ultrasonic-powered hypersonic vitrectomy system that is driven exclusively by the company’s Stellaris Elite Vision Enhancement System. It has a novel mechanism of action and is expected to offer advantages compared with guillotine vitrectors, according to the company.
5 environmental neurotoxicants are potent health risks
Pediatricians know from their training that chemicals in the environment are important causes of neurodevelopmental and other health problems in children, but clinicians need to keep that information top-of-mind in daily practice and apply it in counseling and evaluation, said Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP.
What’s new about pediatric appendicitis
Innovations in the evaluation and management of appendicitis could lead to better patient care and improved outcomes.
Screen routinely for central neurologic disorders
Pediatricians are the frontline providers for identifying neurologic problems in neonates and infants.
Antimicrobials approved for children’s skin infections
For the first time in a decade, there are antibiotics newly approved for use in children with skin and skin structure infections that do not respond to conventional treatment.
Learn to identify noncutaneous vascular anomalies
Education for pediatricians about vascular anomalies primarily focuses on cutaneous malformations and vascular tumors, but vascular anomalies also affect deeper tissues and organs.
Topical antibiotics and antiseptics disrupt the skin microbiome
Delayed diagnosis of PsA can lead to poor outcomes. Access to care elusive to some patients due to doctor shortage. Models of care that triage patients may shorten diagnostic delays
Sulzberger lecturer provides in-depth look at psoriasis comorbidities
In his talk at AAD 2017, Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, discussed the findings from research investigating associations between psoriasis and comorbidities and their relevance for providing comprehensive medical care for patients with psoriasis.
VMA associated with poor outcomes in anti-VEGF-treated patients
The presence of vitreomacular adhesion (VMA) is associated with poorer, short-term anatomic, and functional outcomes in eyes with diabetic macular edema (DME) receiving anti-VEGF therapy, according to Márcio B. Nehemy, MD, PhD.
Evolution in glaucoma surgery mounting with MIGS procedures
An expanding armamentarium of minimally invasive and micro-invasive glaucoma surgery procedures is transforming glaucoma management.


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