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Oraya receives CE mark extension for IRay to treat choroidal metastases

March 3, 2015

The Oraya IRay radiotherapy system received a CE mark extension for the treatment of choroidal metastases, expanding on prior approval for treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration, according to a company press release.

Oraya’s IRay radiotherapy system, which noninvasively delivers a precise dose of radiation to the back of the eye, is available in Germany, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.

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Ophthotech posts $98.2 million net loss in 2014

March 3, 2015
Ophthotech reported a net loss of $98.2 million, or $2.95 per diluted share, in 2014 compared with a net loss of $57 million, or $6.34 per diluted share, in 2013…
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Micro-lumen aqueous shunt may prevent persistent hypotony

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — It is easier to put in a small tube than to do a trabeculectomy flap, Paul Palmberg, MD, PhD, said, referring to the use of a transscleral…
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Hydrus plus cataract surgery maintains decreased IOP without medications

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — The Hydrus II trial is the first randomized controlled trial to show a microinvasive glaucoma surgery device to lower IOP by more than 20% without…
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Zeiss announces launch of Humphrey Field Analyzer 3

March 3, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Carl Zeiss Meditec announced the global launch of the Humphrey Field Analyzer 3, a new iteration of its established perimetry platform, at the…
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Swept-source Optical Coherence Tomography of Retinal Cavernous Hemangioma: A New Imaging Modality

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, March 3, 2015
The authors report a new, non-invasive diagnostic method in the diagnosis of retinal cavernous hemangioma (RCH). A…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain: Achieving a Clear Consensus on Prevention and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

The pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery remain significant challenges for the ophthalmic surgeon and…
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VIDEO: Small pupil issues in femtosecond laser cataract surgery

March 2, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD, talks about small pupil issues in femtosecond laser…
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