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Survey: Sustained-release dexamethasone insert earns high satisfaction rating from cataract patients

March 24, 2017

Subjective quality assessment of a sustained-release dexamethasone intracanalicular insert showed a high degree of patient satisfaction regarding comfort, convenience and pain control.

The insert, Dextenza by Ocular Therapeutix, was used as an alternative to postoperative topical corticosteroids in two phase 3 randomized, controlled, multicenter trials in patients undergoing cataract surgery. Efficacy in reducing inflammation and postoperative pain was demonstrated.

GOP, Trump pull AHCA due to lack of support

March 24, 2017
Reportedly acting on orders from President Donald J. Trump, House Republican leaders today again postponed a vote that would have overhauled the nation’s health…

Second Sight posts $33.2 million net loss in 2016

March 24, 2017
Second Sight Medical Products reported a net loss of $33.2 million, or $0.84 per share, in 2016 compared with a net loss of $20 million, or $0.56 per share, the previous…

ACP: Fight to stop AHCA not over

March 24, 2017
With the postponement of the House of Representatives vote on the American Health Care Act, the ACP urged Congress to reject the bill and start over in order to develop…

Nemus, Nanomerics to develop ocular formulation for glaucoma treatment

March 24, 2017
Nemus Bioscience and Nanomerics have signed a development agreement to develop a topical ocular formulation of tetrahydracannabinol-valine-hemisuccinate, according to a…
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Visual, Topographic, and Pachymetric Effects of Pediatric Corneal Collagen Cross-linking

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2017, Volume 54 Issue 2
To evaluate the effects of pediatric corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) on corrected distance visual acuity (CDVA)…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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