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Publication Exclusive: Girl initially presents with open globe injury

July 28, 2015

The ophthalmology service was consulted for an otherwise healthy 6-year-old girl who was hit in the right eye by her brother with a pen 3 days before presenting to the emergency room. The patient’s mother thought her daughter seemed fine immediately after the event. However, over the next few days, the child complained of increasing irritation in her right eye. The mother took a closer look and was alarmed when she saw a “brown bubble” on the right eye.

Business News

EyeGate receives notice of allowance for EGP-437

July 27, 2015
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for EGP-437, a dexamethasone phosphate formulation, as a method of…
In the Journals

Sodium chloride pretreatment may decrease risk of epithelial disruption during LASIK

July 27, 2015
Pretreatment with a hyperosmotic agent before LASIK may lower the incidence of epithelial disturbances and decrease postoperative complications for high-risk patients…

Allergan divests global generics business to Teva Pharma

July 27, 2015
Allergan announced that Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. will acquire Allergan’s global generic pharmaceutical business for $40.5 billion. Allergan will…
In the Journals

Reporting of serious AEs to FDA often delayed by drug companies

July 27, 2015
Nearly 10% of adverse events are not reported to the FDA within the 15-day period drug companies have to disclose the events, according to recently published data…
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Practical Retina

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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CME
Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

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

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

VIDEO: Discussion on hot topics in cornea at Kiawah Eye 2015

July 25, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, ophthalmologists gathered to debate and discuss hot topics in the management of cornea…
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