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Computer program may more accurately identify glaucomatous disc changes than hand-held stereo viewer

July 25, 2016

Researchers were able to more accurately identify progression or non-progression of glaucomatous optic discs using a computer program instead of manually examining stereoscopic disc photographs, according to a study.

The prospective evaluation included two resident ophthalmologists and one glaucoma fellow who evaluated 140 image pairs from 100 glaucomatous or ocular hypertensive patient eyes using the computerized MatchedFlicker software program (EyeIC) and a traditional hand-held stereo viewer.

FDA raises concerns about manufacturing deficiencies in Dextenza complete response letter

July 25, 2016
Ocular Therapeutix received a complete response letter from the FDA regarding the new drug application for Dextenza for the treatment of postoperative ocular pain…

Inotek receives US patent for trabodenoson, prostaglandin analogue for reduction of IOP

July 25, 2016
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a composition of matter patent for trabodenoson in combination with a prostaglandin analogue for reducing IOP in…

Publication Exclusive: Pearls for residents, fellows as surgical training gets underway

July 25, 2016
During medical school there is relatively little exposure to ophthalmology, and only about 2% of all residency positions are devoted to our field. Training in…
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VIDEO: High-resolution OCT findings of macular disorders

July 24, 2016
At Retina 2016, Elias Reichel, MD, shares cases of high-resolution OCT findings of macular disorders from his practice.
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Safety and Long-term Outcomes of Congenital Ptosis Surgery: A Population-Based Study

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2016, Volume 53 Issue 4
To report the long-term outcomes of childhood ptosis surgery in a population-based setting over a 46-year period. In…
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Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy

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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