Retina World Congress

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Ozurdex monotherapy and adjunctive therapy for DME showed real-world clinical improvement

February 28, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Dexamethasone injections improved vision and dried the macula in real-world practice for patients with diabetic macular…
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Intravitreal sirolimus effectively reduced vitreous haze in uveitis patients in two studies

February 27, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two phase 3 studies found 440 µg of intravitreal sirolimus effectively reduced vitreous haze scores to 0 at 5…
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OCT changes identify DME treatment failure

February 26, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The persistence of macular edema seen on OCT is the hallmark of treatment failure for patients with diabetic macular…
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Safety questions remain for bevacizumab in treatment of ROP

February 26, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anti-VEGF therapy is known to be helpful in the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity, but the use of bevacizumab may…
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Anti-VEGF used as primary or adjunctive treatment for ROP

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Anti-VEGF therapy can be used to treat retinopathy of prematurity as a primary treatment, as a complementary treatment…
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Vitrectomy an effective treatment for endophthalmitis

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — There are advantages to treating endophthalmitis with therapeutic vitrectomy, which is often reserved for the advanced…
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Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy a lifelong disease

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Widefield angiography is essential in diagnosing familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, but treatment type and efficacy…
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Contribution of steroids for treatment of AMD unknown

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Inflammation is a known component of age-related macular degeneration, but the potential benefit of steroids in the…
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New software allows for digital enhancement of ILM

February 25, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — New software for digital microscopes can digitally enhance the internal limiting membrane and provide ophthalmologists…
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Visual acuity improved at 36 months with flanged IOL fixation

February 24, 2017
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Flanged IOL fixation, a new technique for transconjunctival intrascleral fixation of an IOL, is a minimally invasive…

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Retina World Congress

March 21, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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