Aerie seeks FDA approval to manufacture Rocklatan in Ireland

September 19, 2019
Aerie Pharmaceuticals has submitted a prior approval supplement to the FDA to allow Rocklatan production in its Athlone, Ireland, facility, according…

Meeting News

Ab interno trabeculotomy adds benefit in reducing IOP

September 18, 2019
PARIS — In patients with uncontrolled open-angle glaucoma, better reduction of IOP was achieved when ab interno trabeculotomy was added to the…

Meeting News

Positive effects of Hydrus plus phaco persist

September 16, 2019
PARIS — The HORIZON trial at 3 years demonstrated that the Hydrus Schlemm’s canal stent added sustained IOP lowering to that achieved by…

Santen microshunt study results lead news of the week

September 7, 2019
Here are some of the past week’s top stories on

iSTAR Medical completes Series C funding round

September 6, 2019
iSTAR Medical has completed 40 million euros in Series C financing to be used in the development of its MINIject device for the treatment of…

Meeting News

Glaucoma associated with DSAEK failure

September 3, 2019
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Glaucoma was strongly associated with higher failure rates after Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial…

DE-128 microshunt reduced IOP, medications in study

August 30, 2019
A multicenter study found the DE-128 microshunt implanted intraoperatively with 0.2 mg/mL concentration of mitomycin C effectively reduced IOP in…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Mnemonic helps ensure ocular surface integrity in glaucoma patients

August 30, 2019
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium, Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD, discusses her presentation on minimizing…

Ahmed ClearPath glaucoma drainage device launches

August 22, 2019
The Ahmed ClearPath glaucoma drainage device has been commercially launched in the United States, New World Medical announced in a press release…

In the Journals

Once-daily netarsudil noninferior to twice-daily timolol in phase 3 study

August 21, 2019
Once-daily netarsudil was noninferior to twice-daily timolol for IOP-lowering efficacy in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension…

Graybug Vision completes Series C financing

August 21, 2019
Graybug Vision has closed $80 million in Series C financing, which will be used to advance its pan-VEGF inhibitor GB-102 into phase 2 studies and its…

Five FDA ophthalmology updates you might have missed

August 17, 2019
The FDA has issued multiple approvals and denials of drugs, formulations and devices over the past month. Here are five recent ophthalmology-related…

Patients with glaucoma at higher risk for motor vehicle accidents

August 15, 2019
Older drivers with glaucoma are involved in automobile accidents at a higher rate than their similarly aged counterparts without glaucoma, according…

Quality of sleep associated with glaucoma

August 14, 2019
Poor sleep parameters, including sleep duration, latency and daytime dysfunction, are associated with glaucoma, either as a risk factor or as a…

Alembic’s generic dorzolamide hydrochloride solution approved

August 13, 2019
Alembic Pharmaceuticals’ abbreviated new drug application for dorzolamide hydrochloride ophthalmic solution USP 2% has been approved by the…

Bimatoprost SR NDA acceptance tops July glaucoma news

August 8, 2019
July’s glaucoma news included updates on trial enrollments and study results. Here are the top five glaucoma-related articles on…

In the Journals

Phaco plus goniosynechialysis adds no IOP-lowering benefit in angle closure

August 6, 2019
No additional benefit in IOP-lowering effect was seen when goniosynechialysis was added to phacoemulsification in patients with primary angle closure…

Ripcord removal after Baerveldt implantation ‘reasonable’ in some patients

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
The scheduled removal of a surgically implanted ripcord in a Baerveldt glaucoma drainage device resulted in similar recovery outcomes as in patients…

Continuous IOP measurement and control still evolving

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2019
When IOP is measured during office visits, or even once per day as is done in some studies, only a snapshot in the continuum of pressure changes is…

19-gauge Ahmed micro stent cutter developed

July 26, 2019
MicroSurgical Technology and Ike Ahmed, MD, have developed the MST 19-gauge Ahmed micro stent cutter, according to a press release. The device allows…