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Early PPV may increase reattachment rates for macular detachment due to optic disc pit maculopathy

December 1, 2015

Early pars plana vitrectomy intervention of optic disc pits and serous macular detachments may increase the success of postoperative reattachment, according to a study.

The retrospective multicenter study reviewed the charts of 32 eyes with optic disc pits and serous macular detachments that underwent pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with various adjuvant techniques.


VIDEO: Consider systemic factors when prescribing orals

December 1, 2015
Bisant Labib, OD, FAAO, discusses how patients systemic diseases can influence the oral drugs optometrists prescribe.In her continuing education talk she highlights how…
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AGTC reports $11.1 million in revenue in third quarter

December 1, 2015
AGTC reported $11.1 million in total revenue in the third quarter compared with $705,000 in the same quarter of 2014, according to a press release. The increase was…

Publication Exclusive: Noninvasive OCT angiography allows for detailed visualization of retinal vasculature

December 1, 2015
September’s announcement by Carl Zeiss Meditec that its AngioPlex OCT angiography technology had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA set the stage for other…
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VIDEO: Surgeon reviews new iridectomy technique

December 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Priya Narang, MS, explains a new technique for performing peripheral iridectomy for eyes undergoing…
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Improvements in visual acuity with corneal inlay remain stable long-term

November 16, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – A study involving 253 subjects who received the Kamra corneal inlay in their nondominant eye showed…
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Arizona allows sale of adjustable focus eye wear without prescription

October 29, 2015
Arizona now permits the sale of adjustable eye wear without a prescription, based on a ruling by the assistant attorney…
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Allergan seeks approval for preservative-free Restasis

November 13, 2015
Allergan announced it has submitted a Prior Approval Supplement for Restasis 0.05% to obtain marketing clearance for a…
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