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VIDEO: Surgeon gives update on uses for amniotic membrane

February 6, 2016

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Roxana Ursea, MD, discusses the applications for amniotic membrane in treatment of ocular surface diseases. Among newer indications are to reduce scarring in postsurgical strabismus patients, to prevent haze in post-PRK patients and to promote epithelial healing in post-transplant patients.

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Nicox, Ora enter into licensing agreement for AC-120 for morning eyelid swelling

February 5, 2016
Nicox has entered into a licensing agreement that grants Ora exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of Nicox’s AC-120 for the…
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Oculus receives 510(k) clearance for Pentacam AXL

February 5, 2016
The Pentacam AXL has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, Oculus announced in a press release.The device, which combines anterior segment tomography and optical…
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FDA acknowledges receipt of Shire’s resubmitted NDA for lifitegrast

February 5, 2016
The FDA has acknowledged receipt of a new drug application resubmitted by Shire for lifitegrast to treat signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, the company announced in…
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VIDEO: Neuro-ophthalmologist encourages colleagues to check pupil as sign of serious disease

February 5, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Andrew G. Lee, MD, discusses neuro-ophthalmology as an "ophthalmic superpower," which enables ophthalmologists to home in on life-…
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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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Surfacing on the Web: Dry Eye in Special Populations

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

Dry eye can be a debilitating disease, both in terms of patients’ visual acuity as well as their quality of life. The…
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VIDEO: Surgeon anticipates FDA approval of collagen cross-linking for treatment of keratoconus, ectasia

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, February 2016
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