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OCT angiography quantitates differences in lesion responses to anti-VEGF therapy

OCT angiography quantitates differences in lesion responses to anti-VEGF therapy
May 25, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Type 1 neovascular lesions are large, mature and resistant to anti-VEGF therapy, whereas type 3 lesions are small capillary tufts that are highly responsive to just one anti-VEGF injection, according to a study presented here.

Using OCT angiography, David Sarraf, MD, and colleagues looked at the quantitative and qualitative effects of anti-VEGF therapy in both types of lesions in cases of age-related macular degeneration.

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for Argus II research

May 23, 2016
Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama on May 19, according to the American Academy of…
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OCT angiography with projection resolution algorithm quantifies retinal vessel density

May 23, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using OCT angiography and a novel “projection resolution and reflectance compensation” algorithm to remove artifact and…
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VIDEO: Barriers, legal hurdles, limitations of anti-VEGF treatment in France

May 20, 2016
PARIS — At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Laurent Kodjikian, MD, PhD, talks about Temporary Authorization for Use of Genentech's Avastin…

Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016
Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA…
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AOA pediatric clinical practice guideline available for public review

May 25, 2016
The American Optometric Association announced its new clinical practice guideline on pediatric eye health is available…
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Routine eye exams detect new eye conditions in asymptomatic patients

May 27, 2016
Researchers found that more than half of the asymptomatic patients who presented for a routine eye exam had a change in…
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OCT angiography quantitates differences in lesion responses to anti-VEGF therapy

May 25, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Type 1 neovascular lesions are large, mature and resistant to anti-VEGF therapy, whereas type 3 lesions are small…

Mark Humayun, MD, PhD, receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation for Argus II research

May 23, 2016
Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD, received the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama on May 19, according to the American…

Meeting News Coverage

OCT angiography with projection resolution algorithm quantifies retinal vessel density

May 23, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Using OCT angiography and a novel “projection resolution and reflectance compensation” algorithm to…

Meeting News CoverageFrom OSN EuropeVideo

VIDEO: Barriers, legal hurdles, limitations of anti-VEGF treatment in France

May 20, 2016
PARIS — At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Laurent Kodjikian, MD, PhD, talks about Temporary Authorization for Use of…

Meeting News CoverageVideoFrom OSN Europe

VIDEO: OCT angiography optimizes treatment for AMD, diabetic retinopathy

May 19, 2016
PARIS — At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Gabriel Coscas, MD, gives his perspective on OCT angiography and its role in…

Topical ocular aldehyde reduces anterior chamber cell count in uveitis trial

May 18, 2016
Topical ocular aldehyde trap NS2 reduced anterior chamber cell count in patients with noninfectious anterior uveitis in a phase 2 clinical trial…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Obstructive sleep apnea associated with decreased retinal nerve fiber layer thickness

May 17, 2016
Patients with sleep apnea may have an increased risk for loss of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, according to a study. Researchers from Sun…

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VIDEO: Surgeon shares insight on promising therapeutic pathways for AMD, macular edema

May 17, 2016
PARIS — At the meeting of the French Society of Ophthalmology, Gisèle Soubrane, MD, PhD, reflects on the present state of research on the…

Courts may decide if OCT is standard of care

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO; Sherry Bass, OD FAAO
Once in a while, a single case changes everything. This was documented in both Helling v Carey and Karen Keir v the U.S. Government. The following…

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Woman reports blurry vision at all distances

Primary Care Optometry News, May 2016
Sarah Marietta, OD
A 49-year-old African American female presented for a comprehensive exam secondary to blurry vision at distance with her habitual spectacle…

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