American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ASRS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Novel integrin peptide therapy yields visual acuity gains on par with Avastin for DME

August 25, 2017
BOSTON — Sequential therapy with 1 mg ALG-1001 yielded equivalent visual acuity gains as treatment with bevacizumab monotherapy in patients…
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Underlying disease characteristics dictate anti-VEGF dosing interval

August 25, 2017
BOSTON — Relegation to a greater than 12-week anti-VEGF dosing regimen was correlated with absence of leakage at 52 weeks in patients treated…
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Panel considers pathways to successful innovations in retina

August 23, 2017
BOSTON — Taking a look at the market is the starting point when first evaluating the likelihood that an innovative idea can be a successfully…
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Treatment arms for CRVO yield no difference in visual acuity results

August 23, 2017
BOSTON — Dexamethasone implant, ranibizumab injections or a combination of the two each yielded no statistically significant difference in…
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Lucentis achieves visual, anatomic gains in 5 trials

August 22, 2017
BOSTON —David Eichenbaum, MD, and colleagues recapped the effects of Lucentis on retinal vein occlusion in takeaway points from five large…
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No difference found in stroke type with or without anti-VEGFs

August 21, 2017
BOSTON — No differences in type or anatomic distribution of strokes were seen in patients who received intravitreal anti-VEGF injections…
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Reduced diabetic retinopathy severity can enhance functional vision

August 21, 2017
BOSTON — Ranibizumab treatment for diabetic retinopathy, with or without diabetic macular edema, may regress the severity of the retinopathy…
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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…
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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…
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Fewer anti-VEGF injections needed over time

August 17, 2017
BOSTON — A real-world look at the treat-and-extend regimen of anti-VEGF agents for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration showed…

Meeting Calendar

ASRS Annual Meeting

July 20, 2018 - July 24, 2018

  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
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