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Increased risk of angle closure, elevated IOP possible after anti-VEGF injection

March 5, 2015

CORONADO, Calif. — IOP elevation may be associated with increased narrowing of nasal angle measurements after intravitreal anti-VEGF injections, according to a presentation here.

In a poster presented at the American Glaucoma Society meeting, Joanne C. Wen, MD, and colleagues studied 21 eyes of 21 patients who received intravitreal anti-VEGF injections for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

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STAAR reports net loss for 2014

March 5, 2015
STAAR Surgical reported a GAAP net loss of $8.4 million, or $0.22 on a per diluted share basis, in 2014 compared with a net income of $398,000, or $0.01 on a per diluted…

SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit…
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Clearside launches phase 2 clinical trial for triamcinolone acetonide

March 4, 2015
Clearside Biomedical has begun enrollment for a phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of macular edema associated with retinal vein…
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IOP outcomes may not be affected by postop steroids after combined cataract, trabecular micro-bypass surgery

March 4, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — The use of steroids after trabecular micro-bypass stent surgery and concomitant cataract surgery may not cause negative IOP and medication use…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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VIDEO: Managing astigmatism during cataract surgery

March 3, 2015
ISTANBUL – At the ESCRS Winter Meeting, Pavel Stodulka talks about management of astigmatism during cataract surgery…
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