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Avedro secures $42 million in funding, opens manufacturing facility

April 27, 2017

Avedro has secured $42 million in equity and debt financing to commercially expand and develop its product pipeline, the company announced in a press release.

Led by HealthQuest Capital, the equity financing also had investments from OrbiMed Advisors and InterWest Partners, while the debt financing is with an affiliate of OrbiMed, the release said.

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Study finds high prevalence of undiagnosed AMD in primary eye care

April 27, 2017
A study found a high rate of undiagnosed age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care practices and advocated the need for improved detection strategies…
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BLOG: Integrating visual electrophysiology into a practice

April 27, 2017
One of the issues faced by ophthalmologists is knowing which new technology should be incorporated into our practices. Because technological advances happen quickly, it…
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Genetic testing may give molecular diagnoses in pediatric inherited retinal disease cases

April 26, 2017
In a retrospective case series, a majority of children with inherited retinal disease who underwent genetic testing were found to have a probable or possible molecular…

Ophthotech announces leadership changes

April 26, 2017
Ophthotech is making several changes in senior leadership, the company announced in a press release. Effective July 1, David R. Guyer, MD, cofounder, CEO and chairman…
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Choriocapillaris Changes Imaged by OCT Angiography After Half-Dose Photodynamic Therapy for Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, April 2017, Volume 48 Issue 4
To evaluate the choriocapillaris using optical coherence tomographic angiography (OCTA) after half-dose verteporfin…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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VIDEO: HR experts tackle hot topics from immigration to Generation Z

March 1, 2017
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