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Reading speed suitable outcome measure for lampalizumab trials

Reading speed suitable outcome measure for lampalizumab trials
February 11, 2016

MIAMI — Results of the MAHALO study support the use of reading speed as a secondary outcome measure in clinical trials for lampalizumab, a speaker told colleagues here.

Lampalizumab (Roche) is a monoclonal antibody fragment that targets factor D and inhibits the progression of geographic atrophy.

Think About Your Eyes campaign now includes 16,000 providers

February 10, 2016
The Vision Council’s Think About Your Eyes campaign announced that 2015 was a record-breaking year in which nearly 1.3 billion consumer impressions were generated…
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Vision-threatening abnormalities possible in infants with presumed Zika virus-associated microcephaly

February 10, 2016
Infants who are born with microcephaly due to congenital infection from presumed exposure to the Zika virus may have vision-threatening abnormalities, according to a…
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Anti-VEGF with targeted retinal photocoagulation does not reduce treatment burden for DME patients

February 10, 2016
MIAMI — Anti-VEGF injections in combination with targeted retinal photocoagulation did not show a decrease in treatment burden in patients with diabetic macular…
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TearLab withdraws proposed public offering of common stock

February 10, 2016
TearLab has withdrawn its proposed public offering of common stock, according to a company press release. Due to current market conditions, the company believes that it…
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Researchers: Ideal myopia-controlling contacts will target many mechanisms

February 1, 2016
Paul Gifford, PhD, FAAO, and Kate Louise Gifford, BAppSc(Optom) determined through a literature review that contact…
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IOP taken with contact lens sensor correlates with visual field changes

February 4, 2016
Researchers determined that the use of 24-hour IOP measurements obtained via a contact lens sensor were associated with…
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Children with uncorrected hyperopia have deficits in early literacy

February 8, 2016
Researchers found that preschool or kindergarten children with uncorrected hyperopia associated with reduced binocular…
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