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Oral bisphosphonates associated with increased risk of wet AMD

August 26, 2016

People who use oral bisphosphonates may have an increased risk of developing wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a study.

The risk of AMD increased with duration of oral bisphosphonate use.

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Application of whole blood before staining improves outcomes of macular hole surgery

August 23, 2016
Application of whole blood followed by brilliant blue staining of the internal limiting membrane allowed earlier and better visual rehabilitation in macular hole surgery…
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Ocular syphilis cases on the rise

August 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Ocular syphilis incidence is increasing worldwide and delays in diagnosis can lead to serious ocular and systemic morbidity and mortality…
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West African Ebola survivors at higher risk for blindness, vision complications

August 19, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Ebola survivors in West Africa are at risk for developing uveitis and worsening vision following their recovery from the illness, according to a…
Clinical Science Imaging

Errors in Thickness Comparison Maps From 3D Optical Coherence Tomography

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2012, Volume 43 Issue 4
To study characteristics of errors in thickness comparison maps (TCMs) from three-dimensional optical coherence…
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Best of Retina Forum: Focus on the Diabetic Eye

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

The management of diabetic eye disease has undergone significant changes over the last 18 months. Two steroid implants…
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VIDEO: Novel molecule in development for treatment of wet AMD

August 17, 2016
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In the Journals

Oral bisphosphonates associated with increased risk of wet AMD

August 26, 2016
People who use oral bisphosphonates may have an increased risk of developing wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a study. The risk of…

In the JournalsFrom OSN APAO

Application of whole blood before staining improves outcomes of macular hole surgery

August 23, 2016
Application of whole blood followed by brilliant blue staining of the internal limiting membrane allowed earlier and better visual rehabilitation in…

Meeting News Coverage

Ocular syphilis cases on the rise

August 22, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Ocular syphilis incidence is increasing worldwide and delays in diagnosis can lead to serious ocular and systemic morbidity and…

Meeting News Coverage

West African Ebola survivors at higher risk for blindness, vision complications

August 19, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Ebola survivors in West Africa are at risk for developing uveitis and worsening vision following their recovery from the…

Meeting News Coverage

Steroid implant reduces macular thickness with small vision gain

August 19, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Long-term anatomic outcomes improved but with limited visual improvement in phakic eyes treated for posterior uveitis with…

In the Journals

Fatty acids from oily fish may reduce sight-threatening DR risk in older patients with diabetes

August 18, 2016
Regular intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids obtained from oily fish was associated with a reduced risk of sight-threatening…

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Visual outcomes poor after therapeutic pars plana vitrectomy in patients with endophthalmitis

August 18, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — In cases of acute endophthalmitis identified in a retrospective study, the most common setting for occurrence was after…

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Survey reveals global trends and differences among retina specialists

August 17, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Results of a “global trends” survey showed U.S. retina physicians out of sync with their counterparts in other…

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VIDEO: Novel molecule in development for treatment of wet AMD

August 17, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting here, Pravin U. Dugel, MD, discusses phase 1 study results of a unique…

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Sirolimus reduces central subfield thickness in eyes with persistent subretinal fluid

August 16, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with sirolimus achieved a significant reduction in central subfield thickness in eyes with chronic and persistent…

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