Euretina Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from the Euretina Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from Euretina, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Study shows high prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in sub-Saharan Africa

October 1, 2013
HAMBURG — The prevalence of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in the sub-Saharan regions of Africa demands urgent development of diabetic…
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Minimally invasive radiation therapy shows encouraging results in AMD

October 1, 2013
HAMBURG — A new device for episcleral brachytherapy showed safety and tolerability in patients with neovascular AMD, according to the results…
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Controlled surgery cabin enhances safety, cuts costs for outpatient procedures

October 1, 2013
HAMBURG — The ArcSterile controlled ambient surgery cabin provides a sterile location for outpatient procedures, optimizing time, use of human…
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Parallel trials show aflibercept superior to laser in DME treatment

September 30, 2013
HAMBURG — Results of two phase III multicentered  trials, first disclosed here at the Euretina meeting, showed superior efficacy of…
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Euretina Medal Lecturer lauds proton beam irradiation

September 30, 2013
HAMBURG — Proton beam irradiation has been a major breakthrough in the treatment of uveal melanoma, overcoming several limitations of previous…
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Retrospective analysis gives insights on natural history of vitreomacular traction

September 30, 2013
HAMBURG — Retrospective analysis of patient records carried out at the Department of Ophthalmology of Leuven, Belgium, provided …
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Specialist gives pearls on ocriplasmin use

September 30, 2013
HAMBURG — Clinical trials on ocriplasmin, including subgroup analysis of best responders, have shown patient selection plays a crucial role in…
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‘Observe and plan’ treatment regimen allows customized management of AMD

September 27, 2013
HAMBURG — A new “observe and plan” treatment regimen may allow for the creation of effective, customized follow-up and retreatment…
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Radiotherapy reduces anti-VEGF injections for neovascular AMD, study confirms

September 27, 2013
HAMBURG — Two-year results of the INTREPID study evaluating IRay Stereotatic Radiotherapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration…
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Bevacizumab, ranibizumab offer comparable results, Austrian study shows

September 27, 2013
HAMBURG — Avastin has comparable efficacy to Lucentis, according to the results of a multicentered study carried out in Austria.   …