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Ampio reports positive results in DME patients treated with Optina

May 22, 2015

Ampio Pharmaceuticals reported positive results in the phase 3 OptimEyes trial in patients with diabetic macular edema, according to a press release.

The multiple site, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel, double-masked study evaluated the safety and efficacy of two doses of Optina (danazol) in adult patients with DME. Dosage was based on patient’s body mass index, the release said.

VIDEO: Speaker discusses toric IOL power calculations and postoperative enhancements after refractive cataract surgery Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Speaker discusses toric IOL power calculations and postoperative enhancements after refractive cataract surgery

May 22, 2015
MILAN — At the OSN Italy meeting, Alan R. Faulkner, MD, discusses two aspects of refractive cataract surgery: obtaining IOL power calculations, based on the results of a…
Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia Meeting News Coverage

Long-term development improves after PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and isoametropic amblyopia

May 21, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — PRK in children with neurobehavioral disorders and severe isoametropia not only improves visual acuity but also improves communication skills…
Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL Meeting News CoverageVideo

Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL

May 21, 2015
MILAN — A novel three-piece IOL for a small incision is easy to implant, stable in the eye and glistening-free, according to one surgeon. The Kowa PU6A IOL is…
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BLOG: Compounded drug act — Another unfunded mandate

May 21, 2015
A fascinating collision is happening in health care right now, and physicians are caught in the middle. On one side, payers, whether private or public sector, seek to…
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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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Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

Gaining Insight to Optimize Patient Outcomes: What Can We Do to Improve Postoperative Inflammation and Pain?

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

Postoperative pain and inflammation can result as a consequence of cataract surgery despite advances in surgical…
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Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL

Miyake-Apple view, accelerated aging used to assess performance and quality of novel three-piece IOL

May 21, 2015
MILAN — A novel three-piece IOL for a small incision is easy to implant, stable in the eye and glistening-free…
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