Cornea/External Disease

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Allergan’s patent deal with Native American tribe tops cornea news

September 24, 2017

Allergan’s announcement that it will transfer its patent for Restasis to a New York-based Native American tribe led the recent cornea-related news, with trial updates and drug commercialization deals also making headlines this month.

Here are five of the most recent cornea/external disease stories on

In the Journals

Boston keratoprosthesis complication rate high in children

September 23, 2017
Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation in children was associated with a high complication rate, device failure and poor visual outcome in a retrospective case…

AAO recommends shingles vaccine at 50 years

September 22, 2017
A shingles vaccine is now recommended for individuals aged 50 years and older, 10 years younger than a previous recommendation, according to the American Academy of…

Nicox enters agreement with Eyevance for US commercialization of Zerviate

September 21, 2017
Nicox has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Eyevance Pharmaceuticals for the commercialization of Zerviate in the United States, according to a Nicox press…
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Clinical Science

In Vivo Confocal Microscopic Evaluation of Corneal Wound Healing After Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Keratoplasty

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2012, Volume 43 Issue 3
To evaluate corneal wound healing after femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty (FLAK) using in vivo confocal…
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Ocular Surface Diseases Disorders and Dysfunctions™: Volume 3, Number 1

Ocular surface disease (OSD) is a group of disorders commonly seen in ophthalmic practice, but it is challenging to…
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Resource Centers
American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

Meeting News

VIDEO: Yes DMEK can be efficient

June 2, 2017
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