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Eylea approved for treatment of retinal vein occlusion in Japan

July 7, 2015

Bayer Yakuhin, Bayer HealthCare’s Japanese subsidiary, received approval for Eylea from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan to treat patients with macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion, according to a press release from Regeneron.

The new indication is for macular edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion. Eylea (aflibercept, Regeneron/Bayer) was previously approved for macular edema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion.

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A 12-year-old boy presented to our hospital complaining of his left eye “moving gradually downward.”He was accompanied by his aunt, his primary caretaker…
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Allergan to acquire Oculeve in all-cash transaction

July 6, 2015
Allergan and Oculeve have entered into an agreement under which Allergan will acquire Oculeve in an all-cash transaction, according to press release from Allergan. Under…
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BLOG: Trocar anterior chamber maintainer for infusion

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VIDEO: A novel approach to ab interno trabeculotomy

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At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, Savak "Sev" Teymoorian, MD, MBA, discusses ab interno trabeculotomy using the TRAB360 trabeculotomy instrument (Sight Sciences).
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Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma

Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Clinicians continue to identify better approaches to managing age-related macular degeneration. There is a greater…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls for treating cataract and retinal diseases

VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls for treating cataract and retinal diseases

July 5, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John D. Hyatt, MD, discusses important information for the comprehensive…
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