“Our stories always begin with clinical science, which is the driver for our technology.”
Roee Lazebnik, M.D., Ph.D. – Head, Medical Affairs & Clinical Development, NA
The North America Clinical Development and Medical Affairs organization has authored publications on a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic topics.
These publications are intended to inform and educate eye care practitioners about ophthalmic medical disease states and technologies.
Please see a list of publications below.
Pupil Size Independence with Multifocal Contact Lenses: Fact or Fiction?
Jessica Mathew, OD, PhD, FAAO; Mohinder Merchea, OD, PhD, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA; Alcon Medical Affairs, Fort Worth, TX
Multifocal (MF) contact lenses are designed to provide functional vision to presbyopic patients of different ages, refractive errors and pupil sizes
Using ORA SYSTEM(R) Technology with AnalyzOR™ Technology to optimize refractive cataract outcomes: normal to complex cases, simultaneous innovations
Alvin Relucio, MD; Alcon Medical Affairs, Fort Worth, TX
Blue Light Filtering IOLs and Ocular Health
Anna Katarzyna Talaga, PhD; Xiaolin Gu, MD, PhD; Alcon Medical Affairs, Fort Worth, TX
Our current lifestyle exposes us to an abundance of blue light in our daily lives in the form of laptops, cell phones and tablets. This white paper summarizes the experimental and clinical data on blue light hazard in addition to clincal evidence on blue-light filtering IOLS and circadian rhythms, functional visual outcomes, visual performance under glare conditions and macular health.
A New Approach to Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling: FINESSE® SHARKSKIN™ ILM Forceps
Mikhail Boukhny, Ph.D.*#; Alvin Relucio, M.D.**; Anna Katarzyna Talaga, Ph.D.**
*Alcon Research and Development, Fort Worth, TX;
**Alcon Medical Affairs, North America, Fort Worth, TX;
#No longer employed by Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
An Overview of the Current Consensus, Clinical Impact and Management of Dry Eye
Priya Ramamoorthy, PhD, FAAO Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Improved Refractive Outcomes in Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS)
Elizabeth Yeu, MD*,** Albert Cheung, MD* Stephen Scoper, MD* Mohinder Merchea, OD, PhD, MBA***
*Virginia Eye Consultants, Norfolk, VA
**Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
***Alcon Medical Affairs, North America, Ft. Worth, TX
Importance of Rotational Stability and Tear Film Stability in Toric Contact Lens Wearers
Jessica Mathew, OD, PhD, FAAO Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Etiology of Negative Dysphotopsia
Xiaolin Gu*, MD, PhD; Samuel Masket**, MD; Nicole Fram**, MD; George Pettit***, MD, PhD
*Alcon North America Medical Affairs, Fort Worth, TX, USA
**Advanced Vision Care and the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
***Alcon Vision Research, Fort Worth, TX, USA
Topography-Guided Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis vs Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction Refractive Surgery: A Summary of Clinical Outcomes
Andrea Petznick, Diplom-AO (FH), PhD; Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Astigmatism Management with Toric IOLs – The Importance of Rotational Stability after IOL Implantation
Xiaolin Gu, MD, PhD, Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Contact Lens Technologies Created for Tear Film Stability and Comfort
Jessica Mathew, OD, PhD, FAAO, Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Digitally Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery: A new perspective
Alvin Relucio, MD, Alcon Medical Affairs, North America
Femtosecond-Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery – A Clinical Perspective
Andrea Petznick, Diplom-AO (FH), PhD, Alcon Medical Affairs, North America