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Omeros reports $12.6 million net loss in second quarter

August 31, 2016

Omeros reported a net loss of $12.6 million, or $0.32 per share, in the second quarter compared with a net loss of $16.7 million, or $0.44 per share, in the second quarter of 2015, according to a press release.

Revenues totaled $10 million, which were related to sales of Omidria (phenylephrine 1%/ketorolac 0.3%). Omidria revenues totaled $3.1 million a year ago.

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Cost, prior authorization influences physicians’ treatment preferences for ocular Behçet disease

August 31, 2016
Rheumatologists and ophthalmologists’ preferences regarding treatment options for ocular Behçet disease are impacted by concerns about cost and prior…
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VIDEO: Exam and history key to diagnosing ocular allergy

August 31, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Jodi Luchs, MD, FACS, talks about ways to identify ocular allergy, saying that patient examination and history are key to making a diagnosis.
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Limiting low-value care services would result in 'substantial' health care savings

August 30, 2016
Spending on low-value health care services represents a large area of waste in the U.S. health care system, according to data published in JAMA Internal Medicine
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No differences seen with anti-inflammatory drops after SLT

August 30, 2016
Anti-inflammatory drops did not make a significant difference in pain, redness, cells in the anterior chamber or peak IOP in patients who underwent selective laser…
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Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of Retinal Perfusion in Chiasmal Compression

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, August 2016, Volume 47 Issue 8
To evaluate the retinal perfusion in patients with chiasmal compression using optical coherence tomography angiography…
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New Treatment Paradigms for Diabetic Retinopathy: Current Status and Applications for Practice

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

Despite a number of effective treatment options, diabetic eye disease is a leading cause of vision loss in the United…
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VIDEO: Prevention measures, patient education mitigate postop dry eye and dissatisfaction

August 28, 2016
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