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Allergan to acquire AqueSys

September 4, 2015

Allergan will acquire AqueSys in an all cash transaction of $300 million, the company announced in a press release.

Under the terms of the agreement, the upfront payment includes regulatory approval and commercialization milestone payments related to AqueSys' lead development programs including the Xen45 gel stent, the release said.

Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Suspect viral cause in cases of anterior uveitis

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — A viral cause should be suspected in cases of anterior uveitis, the most common form of uveitis, according to a speaker.Whereas 48% of new cases are…
Lift LASIK flap in cases of infectious keratitis Meeting News Coverage

Lift LASIK flap in cases of infectious keratitis

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Elevating the flap and then culturing and scraping beneath it is how infectious keratitis after LASIK should be approached, according to a presentation…
Gene therapy progresses through efforts of small companies, attracts big investments Meeting News Coverage

Gene therapy progresses through efforts of small companies, attracts big investments

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Gene therapy has greatly progressed in rare disorders, such as Leber’s congenital amaurosis, but several applications are under evaluation and…
Ophthalmic market enjoys favorable trend, attracts investors Meeting News Coverage

Ophthalmic market enjoys favorable trend, attracts investors

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — The future looks bright for the ophthalmic industry, which currently enjoys a very favorable trend, according to one speaker at the Ophthalmology…
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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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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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