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EyeGate receives notice of allowance for EGP-437

July 27, 2015

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for EGP-47, a dexamethasone phosphate formulation, as a method of treating eye conditions, according to a company press release.

EGP-437 is delivered into the ocular tissues via ocular iontophoresis. In clinical trials, EyeGate is evaluating EGP-437 delivered via the EyeGate II iontophoresis delivery system as a potential noninvasive method of treatment of noninfectious uveitis and macular edema, according to the release.

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Sodium chloride pretreatment may decrease risk of epithelial disruption during LASIK

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Pretreatment with a hyperosmotic agent before LASIK may lower the incidence of epithelial disturbances and decrease postoperative complications for high-risk patients…

Allergan divests global generics business to Teva Pharma

July 27, 2015
Allergan announced that Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. will acquire Allergan’s global generic pharmaceutical business for $40.5 billion. Allergan will…
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Reporting of serious AEs to FDA often delayed by drug companies

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Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

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Premium Cararact Surgery in 2015

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Comparing Surgical Techniques

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

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VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

July 25, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, ophthalmologists gathered to debate and discuss hot topics in the management of cornea…
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