American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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VIDEO: PanOptix trifocal lens could help grow premium market

October 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses how the AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal lens…
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Artificial irises provide improved cosmetic options and better functionality for large defects

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — While small iris defects can be treated with sutures, patients with large iris defects who have poor cosmetics and light…
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VIDEO: Omidria helps improve cataract surgery experience

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Donnenfeld, MD, discusses a recent study of Omidria (phenylephrine 1% and ketorolac 0.3% intraocular solution, Omeros) at…
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Bilateral visual acuity gains reported in phase 3 trial of LHON gene therapy treatment

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A gene therapy treatment candidate for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy bilaterally improved best corrected visual acuity…
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VIDEO: Bimatoprost SR shows continued IOP lowering at 1 year

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, E. Randy Craven, MD, discusses a study showing the long-term…
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Blind patients implanted with Orion visual cortical prosthesis system reported functional improvements

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Blind patients with no or bare light perception implanted with a visual cortical prosthesis have been able to perceive…
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Several factors need to be considered when treating uveitic cataract in children

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — For children with uveitic cataract, the timing of surgery and the decision of whether or not to implant an IOL are paramount…
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PanOptica cites biological response for anti-VEGF eye drop

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In topline results of a phase 1/2 trial of PAN-90806 presented at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at the American Academy…

Faricimab demonstrates durable Ang-2, VEGF suppression

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Faricimab demonstrated sustained inhibition of both angiopoietin-2 and VEGF-A in patients with neovascular age-related macular…

Port delivery system reduces treatment burden in AMD

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A port delivery system device with ranibizumab was effective, well tolerated and required infrequent refills in patients with…