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Patients with HIV at higher risk for developing AMD

May 6, 2015

Patients infected with HIV have a four-fold increased risk for developing intermediate stage age-related macular degeneration compared with same-aged people who are not infected, according to results of the Longitudinal Study of the Ocular Complications of AIDS.

“With HIV and AIDS patients living longer than ever before, they are at an increased risk of developing several age-related diseases at an earlier age than HIV uninfected people including cardiovascular and diabetes,” Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA, said in a public release from the Mount Sinai Hospital/Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, which released the study results at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in Denver.

VIDEO: Shire moves into rare disease treatment in ophthalmology Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Shire moves into rare disease treatment in ophthalmology

May 6, 2015
DENVER — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Robert Dempsey, vice president and head of Shire’s ophthalmic business unit…
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VIDEO: Anti-VEGFs reducing amount of retinopathy severity

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DENVER — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Dante J. Pieramici, MD, discusses research analyzing several anti-VEGF studies…
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VIDEO: Envisia developing drug delivery for glaucoma, retina applications

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DENVER — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Ben Yerxa, president of Envisia Therapeutics, discusses the company’s…
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VIDEO: Anti-VEGFs may eliminate need for PRP in diabetic retinopathy

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DENVER — At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Michael J. Ellman, MD, discusses a long-term subgroup analysis from the RISE and RIDE…
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Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain and Inflammation

Trends and Trials: Prevention of Miosis, Postoperative Pain, and Inflammation

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Omeros Corporation.

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