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Age, gender, subtype may influence recurrence of AMD after anti-VEGF treatment

August 28, 2015

Recurrence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration after anti-VEGF treatment may be associated with age and gender, and occur sooner in patients with polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, according to a study.

The retrospective cohort study evaluated 343 Asian eyes with subfoveal neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treated with three monthly loading injections of ranibizumab to investigate the predictive factors of recurrence after more than 1 year.

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ThromboGenics reports €6 million in revenues in first half

August 28, 2015
ThromboGenics reported 6 million in total revenues for the first half of 2015, according to a press release.This includes 4.25 million in Jetrea (ocriplasmin) sales in…
In the Journals

Implantable Collamer Lens yields good refractive outcomes, stability at 12 years

August 28, 2015
A phakic implant provided good long-term refractive outcomes and stability, with a low incidence of cataract, according to a study.The retrospective study included 144…

Publication Exclusive: Innovations in optical biometry optimize effective lens position

August 28, 2015
Novel IOL technologies and increasing patient expectations for precise refractive results have driven a series of innovations in biometry and IOL power calculation…
In the Journals

Fluorescein angiography images may aid ROP diagnosis

August 27, 2015
The pairing of fluorescein angiography and color fundus photographs may improve the sensitivity of retinopathy of prematurity diagnosis by pediatric ophthalmologists and…
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Practical Retina

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

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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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.

Patients have high expectations for their visual acuity following cataract surgery and implantation of premium IOLs. To…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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