SEP 2013

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32 September 2013 EW AAO PREVIEW November 16-19, 2013 New Orleans attractions T here are a number of attractions around the city that you may want to visit while you're in New Orleans. Audubon Nature Institute Audubon Aquarium of the Americas 1 Canal St. 504-581-4629 www.auduboninstitute.org Source: NewOrleansOnline.com 0.06% TRYPAN BLUE OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION TM VisionBlue is indicated for use as an aid in ophthalmic surgery by staining the anterior capsule of the lens.1 TM VisionBlue is intended to be applied directly on the anterior lens capsule, staining any portion of the capsule which comes in contact with the dye. It is recommended that after TM injection all excess VisionBlue be immediately removed from the eye by thorough irrigation of the anterior chamber. The dye does not penetrate the capsule, permitting visualization of the anterior capsule in contrast to the non stained lens cortex and inner lens material.1 Open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the aquarium has something for everyone. See a variety of fish, coral, and sea life, or you can enjoy the penguin exhibit or a hands-on experience with parakeets. Tickets start at $22.50 for adult general admission. Audubon Insectarium 423 Canal St. 504-524-2847 www.auduboninstitute.org You won't want to miss the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. The Butterfly Garden features hundreds of butterflies in a free-flight area. Other exhibits focus on cockroaches, a praying mantis, and bugs specific to the wetlands of Louisiana. It is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is $16.50 for adults. TM Rx Only Please see adjacent page for brief prescribing information. D.O.R.C. International B.V. Scheijdelveweg 2 3214 VN Zuidland The Netherlands Phone: +31 181 45 80 80 Fax: +31 181 45 80 90 E-mail: sales@dorc.nl VisionBlue is contraindicated when a non-hydrated (dry state), hydrophilic acrylic intraocular lens (IOL) is planned to be inserted into the eye because the dye may be absorbed by the IOL and stain the IOL. Adverse reactions reported following TM use of VisionBlue include inadvertent staining of the posterior lens capsule or vitreous face. Staining of the posterior lens capsule or vitreous face is generally self limited, lasting up to one week. ORDER INFORMATION TM VisionBlue is available in sterile packs of 10 syringes of 0.5ml/box Dutch Ophthalmic USA 10 Continental Drive Bldg 1, Exeter, NH 03833, U.S.A. Phone: or Call: (800) 75-DUTCH or (603) 778-6929 E-mail: sales@dutchophthalmicusa.com +1 800-75-DUTCH +1 603-778-6929 Fax: +1 603-778-0911 E-mail: sales@dutchophthalmicusa.com 1 Melles GJR, de Waard PWT, Pameyer JH, Houdijn Beekhuis W, Trypan blue capsule staining to visualize the capsulorhexis in cataract surgery. J Cataract Refractive Surgery 1999; 25:7-9 Audubon Zoo 6500 Magazine St. 504-581-4629 www.auduboninstitute.org Come and check out the wildlife at the New Orleans zoo! The site has had animals since 1884 at the World Exposition in Audubon Park. This zoo spans 58 acres and features elephants, bears, birds, and many other animals and exciting exhibits. General admission tickets start at $17.50 for adults, or you can choose from a variety of packages and combination offers. The zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday– Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Historic homes Beauregard-Keyes House 1113 Chartres St. 504-523-7257 www.bkhouse.org Originally designed by architect Francois Correjolles, the BeauregardKeyes House was finished in 1826. Features of the house include a parlor, ballroom, and gardens, and visitors to the house can see collections of antique dolls and fans. The house is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adult admission is $10, and the house offers guided tours. Longue Vue House and Gardens 7 Bamboo Rd. 504-488-5488 www.longuevue.com Built over a three-year period from 1939 to 1942, the Longue Vue House was created by Edgar and Edith Stern, working with architects William and Geoffrey Platt and landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman. Those touring the home will get to see its many rooms, including a "Blue Room," art gallery, and rooms dedicated to flower arranging and wrapping. Tour the house and gardens Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (the house is closed on some holidays). Admission is $10 for adults to see both the house and gardens. The 1850 House 523 St. Ann St. 800-568-6968 www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/1850 house.aspx This historic site is part of the Louisiana State Museum and is an antebellum house set to look as though it would have in the 19th century. It was conceived by Baroness Pontalba and is part of the Pontalba buildings, which were a number of row houses in the area that were built in 1850. The house was opened to the public in 1948.

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