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FDA clears Quantel for laser system to treat retinal diseases

July 27, 2017

The FDA has granted Quantel Medical 510(k) market clearance for the Easyret 577 nm yellow photocoagulator, which is used to treat certain forms of macular edema and peripheral retinal pathologies.

The photocoagulator can be set to treat a single spot or a pattern of multiple spots, as well as be customized to activate a train of short pulses for precise management of thermal effect on targeted tissue, according to a press release from the company.

Latest Iluvien data similar to trial results

July 27, 2017
Patients with chronic diabetic macular edema treated with an Iluvien implant experienced an average visual acuity increase from 51.9 letters at baseline to 57.2 letters…

Santen initiates phase 2a study of DE-122 for wet AMD

July 27, 2017
Santen has initiated a phase 2a clinical study of the efficacy and safety of intravitreal injections of DE-122 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: The state of dry eye care, part 2

July 27, 2017
As we head into the summer months, I thought it would be helpful to take the pulse of our dry eye world and report on the state of the state, if you will. In part 1 I…
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Ozurdex implant tolerated well, with IOP spikes transient and treatable

July 26, 2017
A retrospective real-life study of patients treated with the Ozurdex dexamethasone implant for various indications showed overall good tolerance and provided useful…
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Endophthalmitis and Concurrent or Delayed-Onset Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Managed With Pars Plana Vitrectomy, Intravitreal Antibiotics, and Silicone Oil

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2017, Volume 48 Issue 7
The current study describes the treatment outcomes in patients with endophthalmitis and concurrent or delayed-onset…
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Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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VIDEO: SightLife Surgical begins growing endothelial cells in Seattle

June 28, 2017
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