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Ready-diluted formulation of Jetrea receives positive opinion in European Union

March 6, 2015

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has granted a positive opinion for a ready-diluted formulation of Jetrea, according to a press release from ThromboGenics.

Jetrea (ocriplasmin) is approved in the European Union for the treatment of vitreomacular traction (VMT). The new formulation is designed to eliminate the preparatory dilution steps before injection.

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Alcon's Pazeo allergy drop available March 10

March 6, 2015
ATLANTA – Alcon’s new once daily Pazeo will be commercially available March 10, announced a company representative during a press conference here at…
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STAAR names Caren Mason president and CEO

March 6, 2015
STAAR Surgical has appointed Caren Mason as president and CEO, according to a press release.The appointment is effective immediately. Mason replaces Barry G. Caldwell…
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Fixed-dose combination therapy outperforms prostaglandin alone in reducing diurnal IOP

March 6, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Fixed-dose combination therapy significantly reduced diurnal IOP in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma, according to a poster…
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Custom sequence testing may accurately define glaucoma severity

March 6, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Custom sequence testing for relative afferent pupillary defect may objectively quantify disease severity compared with standard testing…
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Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

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Diabetic Eye Disease: Implications of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Continuity of Care

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of new cases of legal blindness among working-age Americans. Initially…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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