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Oraya receives CE mark extension for IRay to treat choroidal metastases

March 3, 2015

The Oraya IRay radiotherapy system received a CE mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, expanding on prior approval for treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a company press release.

Oraya’s IRay radiotherapy system, which noninvasively delivers a precise dose of radiation to the back of the eye, is available in Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.

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Ophthotech posts $98.2 million net loss in 2014

March 3, 2015
Ophthotech reported a net loss of $98.2 million, or $2.95 per diluted share, in 2014 compared with a net loss of $57 million, or $6.34 per diluted share, in 2013…
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Micro-lumen aqueous shunt may prevent persistent hypotony

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — It is easier to put in a small tube than to do a trabeculectomy flap, Paul Palmberg, MD, PhD, said, referring to the use of a transscleral…
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Hydrus plus cataract surgery maintains decreased IOP without medications

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — The Hydrus II trial is the first randomized controlled trial to show a microinvasive glaucoma surgery device to lower IOP by more than 20% without…
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Zeiss announces launch of Humphrey Field Analyzer 3

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Carl Zeiss Meditec announced the global launch of the Humphrey Field Analyzer 3, a new iteration of its established perimetry platform, at the…
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Study of the Force Dynamics at the Capsular Interface Related to Ciliary Body Stimulation in a Primate Model

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To study the mechanical dynamics between the zonuli-capsular complex and an accommodating intraocular lens mechanics…
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Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

With the approval of a pharmacologic option to resolve vitreomacular adhesion, clinicians are tasked to determine how…
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VIDEO: Small pupil issues in femtosecond laser cataract surgery

March 2, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, talks about small pupil issues in femtosecond laser…
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