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Algorithm designed to guide treat-and-extend anti-VEGF dosing

September 1, 2015

A new algorithm may be used to tailor treat-and-extend regimens with intravitreal anti-VEGF agents to individual patients with retinal disease, according to a study.

The algorithm was developed using data from 11 published studies on treat-and-extend regimens with intravitreal Avastin (bevacizumab, Genentech) Lucentis (ranibizumab, Genentech) and Eylea (aflibercept, Regeneron).

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Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, named president of JCAHPO

September 1, 2015
The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology has named Eydie Miller-Ellis, MD, as the organization’s 24th president, according to a press…

Publication Exclusive: Significant advantages abound for young patients who have laser vision correction

September 1, 2015
Greg has touched on the four most significant advantages of having laser vision correction — quality of life, better vision, cost savings and safety — while…
In the Journals

PubMed reflects linear increase in ophthalmology publications

September 1, 2015
The number of ophthalmology articles published and recorded in PubMed from 1998 to 2012 significantly increased in linear progression for both adult and pediatric…
In the Journals

Corneal changes seen with contact lens wear after cataract surgery in Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

August 31, 2015
The use of extended-wear contact lenses after cataract extraction in infants may lead to increased endothelial cell density, coefficient of variation of cell area and…
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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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Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

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

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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