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Shire, Foundation Fighting Blindness to focus on treatment for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa

May 5, 2015

Shire and the Foundation Fighting Blindness announced an agreement to focus on research regarding a treatment for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, according to a Shire press release.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness and its research partners will provide Shire with expert knowledge, scientific background and clinical information to help develop a treatment for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa. The foundation will also supply requested counsel during preclinical and clinical development trials, the release said.

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Fully peeled corneal tissue may be transported for DMEK

May 5, 2015
DENVER — Eye banks may successfully prepare and transport fully peeled corneal tissue for Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty, according to a…
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VIDEO: Allegro Ophthalmics begins phase 2 study of Luminate for PVD

May 4, 2015
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Multicolor confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy may effectively detect retinal pathologies

May 4, 2015
DENVER — Multicolor confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy may be combined with spectral-domain OCT to detect subretinal, intraretinal and epiretinal pathology…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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BLOG: Keep your enemies close

April 28, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, reminds us of the adage: “Keep your friends close, but your enemies…
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