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VIDEO: Ozurdex reduces ischemia in diabetic retinopathy in pilot study

May 24, 2017

BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Giuseppe Querques, MD, PhD, discusses a pilot study of Ozurdex (Allergan) in the reduction of ischemia in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Querques reports a three-fold reduction in eyes treated with intravitreal steroids in the eyes studied.

Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost estimate for the…

Prescription drug prices rose nearly 10% in 2016

May 24, 2017
The cost of prescription drugs increased by 8.77% last year, the fourth consecutive year drug prices have gone up, according to data from the Truveris National Drug…
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High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would move health…

AGTC posts first-quarter net loss of $0.8 million

May 24, 2017
Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation reported a net loss of $0.8 million in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a net income of $2 million in the same period of…
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Inability of Open-Field Autorefraction to Eliminate Accommodation in Preschoolers

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To evaluate the effectiveness of the Shin-Nippon NVision-K 5001 autorefractometer (Rexxam Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan) (also…
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Case Discussions in the Diagnosis and Evolving Management of Posterior Noninfectious Uveitis

There are new developments in the management of posterior noninfectious uveitis. Keep up-to-date with this case-based…
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VIDEO: Diet and supplements can augment treatment for dry eye disease

May 18, 2017
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