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VIDEO: Ozurdex reduces ischemia in diabetic retinopathy in pilot study

May 24, 2017

BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Giuseppe Querques, MD, PhD, discusses a pilot study of Ozurdex (Allergan) in the reduction of ischemia in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Querques reports a three-fold reduction in eyes treated with intravitreal steroids in the eyes studied.

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VIDEO: Ozurdex reduces ischemia in diabetic retinopathy in pilot study

May 24, 2017
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