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Zone, visual acuity affect outcomes after traumatic injury

August 18, 2017

BOSTON — Patients with low visual acuity at presentation for a traumatic eye injury tended to have worse vision at final follow-up and a higher risk for enucleation, according to a poster presented here at the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting.

Sami H. Uwaydat, MD, and colleagues presented the findings of a retrospective chart review of 87 eyes with globe injuries between 2009 and 2015. At presentation, 11.49% of these eyes had no light perception (NLP), and 10.34% of eyes were eventually enucleated.

AGTC, Foundation Fighting Blindness form partnership

August 18, 2017
The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined Applied Genetics Technology Corporation in a partnership agreement to advance gene therapy research to treat inherited…
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Greater extent of edema associated with worse visual acuity

August 18, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with diabetic macular edema who experienced a greater extent of edema at 52 weeks post-ranibizumab treatment experienced worse anatomic response…
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VIDEO: Teleophthalmology, AI set to improve health care delivery, outcomes

August 18, 2017
SAN DIEGO ― At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium here, Lama A. Al-Aswad, MD, MPH, discusses how teleophthalmology is being used to screen for the four main…

FDA to grant ‘voluntary action indicated’ classification to B+L

August 17, 2017
The FDA will issue a “voluntary action indicated” inspection classification for Valeant’s Bausch + Lomb manufacturing plant in Tampa, Florida…
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Implantable Collamer Lens in the Management of Pseudophakic Ametropia

Journal of Refractive Surgery, August 2017, Volume 33 Issue 8
To assess Visian Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) (STAAR Surgical, Monrovia, CA) implantation in the ciliary sulcus to…
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Inflamed and Untamed: Managing the Progression of Diabetic Eye Disease

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

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness, with an estimated 4.2 million people over the age of 40…
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VIDEO: SightLife Surgical begins growing endothelial cells in Seattle

June 28, 2017
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