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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 macular degeneration, Alcon announced in a press release.

RTH258, formerly known as ESBA 1008, is a novel, single-chain antibody fragment, which at a dose of 6 mg was compared with 2 mg Eylea (aflibercept, Regeneron) in a prospective, multicenter, randomized, double-masked study of 90 eyes.

BLOG: Collaborative care payment models for optometry

March 2, 2015
As one of the leading advocates for optometry providing primary health care in addition to traditional eye care, I am often asked how we will be paid for the additional…

BLOG: Collaborative care payment models for optometry

March 2, 2015
As one of the leading advocates for optometry providing primary health care in addition to traditional eye care, I am often asked how we will be paid for the additional…
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Early studies examine neuroregeneration in optic neuropathies

March 2, 2015
CORONADO, Calif. — Whether called neuroprotection, neuroenhancement or regeneration, any of these would be a major step forward in restoring vision in optic…
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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 specialists' diagnostic armamentarium.
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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: Hot topics in Dry eye disease for the cataract and refractive surgeon

February 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth, discusses background and hot topics of…
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