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CyPass lowers IOP, avoids need for conventional glaucoma surgery

July 7, 2015

Implantation of a supraciliary micro-stent may cause fewer complications, lower IOP and reduce medication dependence compared with conventional glaucoma surgery in open-angle glaucoma patients, according to a study.

The multicenter, single-arm interventional DUETTE study evaluated 65 eyes with open-angle glaucoma that were treated with a CyPass micro-stent (Transcend Medical) after topical therapy failed. Fifty-five eyes were available for follow-up at 12 months.

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Santen files investigational new drug application for DE-122 for wet AMD treatment

July 7, 2015
Santen Pharmaceutical has filed an investigational new drug application with the FDA to begin clinical studies of DE-122 in patients with wet age-related macular…
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OSLI Retina: Endoscopy remains a valuable tool for vitreoretinal surgery

July 7, 2015
For this column, Dr. Goldberg from Walnut Creek, Calif., was asked to comment on the role of endoscopy, a newer and less commonly available device, in vitreoretinal…
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Eylea approved for treatment of retinal vein occlusion in Japan

July 7, 2015
Bayer Yakuhin, Bayer HealthCare’s Japanese subsidiary, received approval for Eylea from the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan to treat patients with…

Publication Exclusive: Boy notices left eye sinking over 1 month

July 6, 2015
A 12-year-old boy presented to our hospital complaining of his left eye “moving gradually downward.”He was accompanied by his aunt, his primary caretaker…
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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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OCT Angiography: The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Retinal Imaging

OCT Angiography: The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Retinal Imaging

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography has the potential to significantly improve clinicians’ ability to view…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls for treating cataract and retinal diseases

VIDEO: Speaker gives pearls for treating cataract and retinal diseases

July 5, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John D. Hyatt, MD, discusses important information for the comprehensive…
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