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Long-term bupropion use may be associated with reduced glaucoma risk

July 28, 2016

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey led researchers to conclude that extended bupropion use could be associated with a reduced risk of glaucoma, according to a study in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) are interviewed regarding prescription medications taken in the month preceding the survey. Researchers included all patients older than 40 years who reported the use of bupropion for at least 1 year.

Xiidra first FDA-approved drug for signs and symptoms of dry eye disease

July 28, 2016
The FDA approved Xiidra for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adult patients on July 11. Manufactured by Shire, Xiidra (lifitegrast ophthalmic…
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CenterVue launches training module to aid low vision patients

July 28, 2016
CenterVue announced 510(k) clearance for its fixation training for the MAIA platform, a technology designed to help patients rehabilitate from vision loss using audio…

pSivida’s Medidur maintains primary endpoint results at 12 months

July 28, 2016
Medidur statistically significantly prevented recurrence of posterior uveitis through 12 months, pSivida announced in a press release. Prevention of recurrence of…
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VIDEO: Speaker talks about persistent iritis after cataract surgery

July 28, 2016
At Kiawah Eye, Kristin Neatrour, MD, presents results of a study evaluating patients with postoperative iritis after cataract surgery to determine the prevalence and…
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Macular carotenoids can have positive effects on visual function

July 19, 2016
Researchers found that in subjects free of retinal disease and with low macular pigment, supplementation with a…
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Latanoprostene bunod reduces IOP, ocular hypertension

July 20, 2016
BOSTON – Once daily latanoprostene bunod 0.024%, taken in the evening, reduced IOP in subjects with open angle…
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Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in…
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