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Implantable Miniature Telescope retains positive results in 5-year follow-up

July 2, 2015

The Implantable Miniature Telescope showed favorable safety and efficacy outcomes for treating end-stage age-related macular degeneration over the long term, particularly in patients younger than 75 years old, according to a study.

The prospective, open-label, multicenter clinical trial, a continuation of the 24-month IMT-002 study, evaluated 63 patients with the IMT (VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies) 60 months after surgery, with 31 patients ranging from 65 to 74 years old in group 1 and 32 patients age 75 years or older in group 2.

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Alcon obtains CE mark for UltraSert preloaded delivery system for AcrySof IQ aspheric IOL

July 2, 2015
Alcon has received European CE mark approval for the AcrySof IQ aspheric IOL with the UltraSert preloaded delivery system for cataract surgery, according to a press…
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Biogen, AGTC enter agreement to develop gene therapies in ophthalmology

July 2, 2015
Biogen and AGTC have entered into a collaboration and licensing agreement to develop gene-based therapies for multiple ophthalmic diseases, according to a press release…
VIDEO: The tissue tuck pterygium technique Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: The tissue tuck pterygium technique

July 2, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Neel R. Desai, MD, gives an overview of his tissue-tuck pterygium surgery technique.
In the Journals

Loss of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma may affect sleep quality

July 1, 2015
Decreased function of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells may affect pupillary response and sleep quality in glaucoma patients, according to a study.The…
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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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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: New treatment approaches for blepharitis

VIDEO: New treatment approaches for blepharitis

July 1, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses microblepharoexfoliation, a new technique for…
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