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Santen seeks European marketing authorization for intravitreal sirolimus

March 3, 2015

The European Medicines Agency has accepted a marketing authorization application from Santen Pharmaceutical for the use of intravitreal sirolimus 440 μg for the treatment of noninfectious uveitis of the posterior segment, the company announced in a press release.

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NASA looks at visual impairment intracranial pressure risk in astronauts

March 2, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — NASA is looking at causes of ocular changes in U.S. astronauts before, during and after 6-month space flights on board the International Space…
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Shire submits new drug application for lifitegrast

March 2, 2015
Shire submitted a new drug application with the FDA for the approval of its investigational compound lifitegrast for the treatment of dry eye disease in adults…
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Alcon drug meets primary endpoint of change in BCVA for wet AMD

March 2, 2015
RTH258 met its primary endpoint of mean change in best corrected visual acuity from baseline to week 12 in a phase 2 study of patients with neovascular age-related…
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Progressive retinal nerve fiber layer loss associated with quality of life measure changes

March 2, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Progressive retinal nerve fiber layer thickness loss was associated with loss of quality of life in glaucoma patients, even after adjustment for…
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Adjustment of Anterior Corneal Astigmatism Values to Incorporate the Likely Effect of Posterior Corneal Curvature for Toric Intraocular Lens Calculation

Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2015, Volume 31 Issue 2
To establish if average refractive overcorrection or undercorrection of corneal astigmatism based on the “rule” of the…
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Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease

Rapid Response from HAWAIIAN EYE 2015: Managing Diabetic Eye Disease

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Recent approvals have expanded clinicians’ options for the management of diabetic macular edema, making a thorough…
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VIDEO: Utility of ICG angiography in 2015

March 1, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Retina 2015, Jay S. Duker, MD, talks about how ICG angiography should be apart of retinal…
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