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Top five ophthalmology news stories this week

August 30, 2015

This week, the most frequently viewed ophthalmology articles on Healio.com ranged from business news from leading ophthalmology companies to peer-reviewed journal summaries.

Publication Exclusive: Pediatric patient presents with acute onset of vision loss

August 29, 2015
An 8-year-old Asian boy presented with vision loss in the right eye for 1 day. He described a central area of vision loss with intact peripheral vision. At the onset of…
In the Journals

Age, gender, subtype may influence recurrence of AMD after anti-VEGF treatment

August 28, 2015
Recurrence of neovascular age-related macular degeneration after anti-VEGF treatment may be associated with age and gender, and occur sooner in patients with polypoidal…
Business News

ThromboGenics reports €6 million in revenues in first half

August 28, 2015
ThromboGenics reported 6 million in total revenues for the first half of 2015, according to a press release.This includes 4.25 million in Jetrea (ocriplasmin) sales in…
In the Journals

Implantable Collamer Lens yields good refractive outcomes, stability at 12 years

August 28, 2015
A phakic implant provided good long-term refractive outcomes and stability, with a low incidence of cataract, according to a study.The retrospective study included 144…
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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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Vitreomacular Adhesion

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

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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