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Intravitreal, topical medications yield similar post-cataract outcomes

August 25, 2016

Cataract surgery with either topical or intravitreal antibiotics, steroids and NSAIDs yielded similar outcomes, although patients preferred the injection, according to a study.

The prospective, randomized study included 25 patients who underwent bilateral cataract surgery, using the contralateral eye as a comparator.

NovaBay reports $2.7 million in net sales in second quarter

August 25, 2016
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals reported net sales of $2.7 million in the second quarter, a 164% increase from $1 million in the same period of 2015, according to a press…
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High drug prices result of government protection in US

August 25, 2016
The high cost of prescription drugs in the United States is the result of drug manufacturers being granted government-protected monopolies, according to data published…

Inotek completes recruitment for phase 3 trial of trabodenoson

August 25, 2016
Inotek Pharmaceuticals completed active recruitment for MATrX-1, the first pivotal phase 3 trial of trabodenoson for the treatment of glaucoma. Topline data are expected…

Publication Exclusive: Approaching the macula from the premium cataract surgeon perspective

August 25, 2016
Premium cataract surgeons face the daily decision of whether to offer cataract surgery patients the option of multifocal IOL or other advanced IOL technology, which…
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Clinical Science

Hyperacuity Exam Screens for Choroidal Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration on a Mobile Device

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, August 2016, Volume 47 Issue 8
Timely treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is integral in improving outcomes. To catch choroidal…
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CME

Conducting Macular Clinical Trials in a Private Practice Environment

This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives update on dry eye therapies

August 21, 2016
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