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FDA accepts NDA resubmission for Dextenza

February 22, 2017

The FDA has accepted a new drug application resubmission for Dextenza to treat ocular pain after ophthalmic surgery, according to a press release from Ocular Therapeutix.

Dextenza (dexamethasone insert) 0.4 mg for intracanalicular use is designed to deliver a tapered dexamethasone dose to the ocular surface for up to 30 days after ocular surgery.

In the Journals

Possible options for the future of health care

February 22, 2017
A perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides some insight on what President Donald J. Trump can and cannot do, in light of his…
Meeting News

'Slurry' Kenalog cost-effective, easy alternative for intraocular steroid delivery

February 22, 2017
MIAMI — A single injection of Kenalog lasts for an average of almost 8.5 months and has average or lower side effects compared with other long-term implantable…

L. Jay Katz named chief medical officer of Glaukos

February 22, 2017
L. Jay Katz, MD, FACS, has joined Glaukos as its chief medical officer, according to a company press release. Katz, director of the glaucoma service at Wills Eye…

IND active for wet AMD treatment from Regenxbio

February 22, 2017
An investigational new drug application is now active for a phase 1 trial of the wet age-related macular degeneration treatment RGX-314, according to a press release…
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Original Article

Advanced Surface Ablation With a New Software for the Reduction of Ablation Irregularities

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2017, Volume 33 Issue 2
To compare visual outcomes and postoperative aberrations after surface ablation performed with a 750-Hz versus a…
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CME

Perspectives From Around the World in the Management of Chronic Posterior Noninfectious Uveitis

This CME program brings you valuable perspectives from international uveitis experts. Watch and listen to them cover…
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VIDEO: Measuring keratoconus progression still challenging

February 21, 2017
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