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RELATE study: Increased ranibizumab, laser yield minimal benefits

January 15, 2015
BOSTON — An increased dose of ranibizumab offered no added benefit in eyes with retinal vein occlusion, according to a study presented here…
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Pipeline drugs target novel pathways to treat diabetic eye disease

January 14, 2015
BOSTON — Beyond anti-VEGFs, there are novel pharmacotherapies in development for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, one presenter here…
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Clinical features differentiate retinoblastoma, Coats’ disease

January 14, 2015
BOSTON — Physicians can distinguish between Coats’ disease and retinoblastoma in the clinic if they know what features to look for, according to one…
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3-year outcomes similar in vitrectomized, non-vitrectomized eyes after ranibizumab treatment for DME

January 13, 2015
BOSTON — Vitrectomized eyes fared as well as non-vitrectomized eyes after treatment with ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema, according to a study…
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Phase 3 trial evidence supports use of aflibercept in DME

January 13, 2015
BOSTON — Among “lessons learned” from the VIVID and VISTA trials is that aflibercept is an effective treatment for patients with…
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Children with retinoblastoma living longer

January 12, 2015
BOSTON — There have been major shifts in management of retinoblastoma in children, and children are living longer, David H. Abramson, MD
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Patient quality of life outweighs bottom line in treatment decisions, speaker says

January 16, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Treatment decisions should be based on patient quality of life, not just the financial bottom line, a speaker told colleagues…
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Smoking linked to proliferative vitreoretinopathy in eyes with open globe injuries

January 15, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Cigarette smoking was associated with proliferative vitreoretinopathy and recurrent retinal detachment in eyes with open globe…
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Options for dry AMD management include genetics, stem cell therapy, multispectral imaging

January 14, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — New discoveries promise to drive developments in the diagnosis and treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration, a speaker…
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Gene therapy may reduce treatment burden associated with AMD

January 14, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Existing techniques enable the application of gene therapy for age-related macular degeneration, a clinician said here. “I…