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Epi-on CXL effective for advanced keratoconus, researchers say

July 25, 2016

Researchers determined that epithelium-on corneal collagen crosslinking is a satisfactory treatment for patients with advanced keratoconus, according to a study in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Twenty-one eyes of 21 patients with bilateral progressive keratoconus were treated with tetracaine-enhanced epithelium-on CXL.

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Computer program may more accurately identify glaucomatous disc changes than hand-held stereo viewer

July 25, 2016
Researchers were able to more accurately identify progression or non-progression of glaucomatous optic discs using a computer program instead of manually examining…

FDA raises concerns about manufacturing deficiencies in Dextenza complete response letter

July 25, 2016
Ocular Therapeutix received a complete response letter from the FDA regarding the new drug application for Dextenza for the treatment of postoperative ocular pain…

Inotek receives US patent for trabodenoson, prostaglandin analogue for reduction of IOP

July 25, 2016
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a composition of matter patent for trabodenoson in combination with a prostaglandin analogue for reducing IOP in…

Publication Exclusive: Pearls for residents, fellows as surgical training gets underway

July 25, 2016
During medical school there is relatively little exposure to ophthalmology, and only about 2% of all residency positions are devoted to our field. Training in…
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In the Journals

Macular carotenoids can have positive effects on visual function

July 19, 2016
Researchers found that in subjects free of retinal disease and with low macular pigment, supplementation with a…
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Latanoprostene bunod reduces IOP, ocular hypertension

July 20, 2016
BOSTON – Once daily latanoprostene bunod 0.024%, taken in the evening, reduced IOP in subjects with open angle…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Study: Perimetry detects progression before photography in eyes with field loss

July 21, 2016
Progression in the visual field was detected first, more than four times as often as progression in the optic disc, in…
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