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Iluvien for DME poised to fulfill unmet need, create significant market niche

March 26, 2015

The Iluvien intravitreal implant will satisfy an unmet need among patients with diabetic macular edema and create sizeable new markets, Alimera Sciences officials said during a company-sponsored webcast.

Iluvien (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant 0.19 mg) is a non-bioerodable device designed to release fluocinolone acetonide at an initial rate of 0.25 µm per day for 36 months.

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QSpex to introduce same-day eye wear in New York

March 26, 2015
NEW YORK – QSpex announced it plans to launch a QSpex Optical Service Center in New York City this summer. QSpex President and Chief Executive Officer Brett Craig…

Botswana-UPenn partnership, Microsoft to launch telemedicine service in Botswana

March 26, 2015
The Botswana-UPenn Partnership, along with Microsoft, the Botswana Innovation Hub, and others are planning to launch the first telemedicine service in Africa…
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Retaine ophthalmic emulsion may improve dry eye signs, symptoms

March 26, 2015
Retaine ophthalmic emulsion may be an effective therapy to reduce signs and symptoms of dry eye, according to a study.The single-center, open-label study evaluated 42…
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BLOG: Blue light awareness – finally

March 26, 2015
I have just returned from Vision Expo East. The Vision Expos, East and West, are always packed with new information, and I, of course, enjoy catching up a bit with…
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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: Electrodiagnostic testing contributes to glaucoma diagnosis

March 23, 2015
NEW YORK – Electrodiagnostic testing provides another modality to add to the diagnostic armamentarium for glaucoma…
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