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FDA grants NDA for intravitreal sirolimus for non-infectious uveitis of posterior segment

April 25, 2017

The FDA has accepted a new drug application for intravitreal sirolimus for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis of the posterior segment, Santen announced in a press release.

An action date of Dec. 24 has been set for the completion of the NDA review, according to the release.

Ivantis cleared to begin trial of Hydrus in advanced glaucoma

April 25, 2017
The FDA has cleared Ivantis to begin a second investigational device exemption clinical trial for its Hydrus microstent, according to a company press release. The…
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Study compares outcomes of pediatric primary and secondary IOL implantation

April 24, 2017
Pediatric patients who underwent secondary IOL implantation for pediatric cataract experienced generally worse best corrected visual acuity and a higher risk for…

Shire studies SHP640 for infectious conjunctivitis

April 24, 2017
The first U.S. patient has been enrolled in a phase 3 clinical trial for Shire’s SHP640, a combination broad-spectrum antiseptic and corticosteroid being evaluated…
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Study investigates role of PVD and VMA in progression of AMD

April 24, 2017
A higher incidence of vitreoretinal interface abnormalities was found in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration as compared with patients with dry AMD…
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A High Prevalence of Exotropia in Patients With Duane Retraction Syndrome in a Tertiary Eye Care Center in South India

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2017, Volume 54 Issue 2
To determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of patients with Duane retraction syndrome presenting with…
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Best of Retina Forum® 2016 - Diabetic Retinopathy: A Revolution in Treatment Options

This activity is supported by educational grants from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an insidious, progressive disease. Diabetic macular edema (DME), which can occur at any…
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