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Long term implications

Lasik surgery and cataract surgery

Jimmy K. Lee, MD, Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery Sections, Yale Eye Center, discusses lasik surgery and long-term data showing prior lasik eye surgery affects measurements following cataract surgery. Summary: Lasik surgery can affect the...

Most common intraocular cancer in adults

Uveal melanoma

Miguel Materin, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Ocular Oncology Section Yale University School of Medicine, describes uveal melanoma, a rare cancer but the most common cause of intraocular cancer in adults. Summary: Uveal...

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Propranolol useful for severe infantile hemangiomas

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Propranolol is a safe treatment for severe infantile hemangiomas that can markedly shorten the disease course, according to findings from a small study reported in the September issue of Pediatrics. Within just a few...