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Dry AMD patients treated with risuteganib gain more BCVA improvement

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — More patients with dry age-related macular degeneration treated with risuteganib, a small synthetic peptide that regulates…
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In-office gene therapy injection maintains BCVA through 24 weeks in wet AMD patients

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration in the OPTIC trial treated with one in-office injection of ADVM-022, a gene…
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Circle an option for SMILE enhancement

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Using VisuMax Circle enhancement after SMILE results in less pain and a shorter recovery time than surface ablation, according…
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Phase 3 data presented for CEDAR, SEQUOIA studies

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Vision gains achieved in the first year of the CEDAR and SEQUOIA studies were maintained in the second year with only four…
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Anticipate post-premium IOL refinements to make patients ‘20/happy’

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who have received a multifocal lens may be in need of further refractive error correction, and with many multifocal…
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Pharmaceutical options for presbyopia on the horizon

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —Medical treatments for addressing presbyopia are on the horizon, with two approaches currently being studied, according to a…
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VIDEO: Capturing data key for patient input

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Jim Mazzo, global president ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss Meditec…
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Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium associated with vision-threatening maculopathy

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium is strongly associated with vision-threatening pentosan polysulfate maculopathy, a…
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Viscous topical anesthetics increased risk of post-injection endophthalmitis

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema who received viscous topical anesthetics before…
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Multiple options for reducing postoperative pain, inflammation

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Surgeons have many options for controlling pain and inflammation following refractive surgery, William B. Trattler, MD, said…
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VIDEO: Allergan touts anterior, posterior segment products in late stage development

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Jag Dosanjh, senior…
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VIDEO: Yutiq, Dexycu trial data positive

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Nancy Lurker, CEO of…
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Hypersonic vitrectomy has potential to replace guillotine vitrectomy cutters

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Hypersonic vitrectomy devices, a method of vitreous removal in which ultrasonic power is used to actuate a vitrectomy probe…
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VIDEO: Teprotumumab reduces double vision in phase 3 study

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting, Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, of Cedars-Sinai…

Festoon severity diminished with combined radiofrequency, microneedling

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The severity of lower eyelid festoons can be lessened with combined radiofrequency and microneedling, with a greater aesthetic…
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Fibrin glue significantly reduces bruising, bleeding in upper eyelid blepharoplasty

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients undergoing upper eyelid blepharoplasty treated with fibrin glue after surgery experienced a significant reduction in…
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Glaukos completes enrollment in iStent infinite trial

October 11, 2019
Glaukos has completed patient enrollment in an FDA investigational device exemption trial for the iStent infinite trabecular micro-bypass system. The…
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Ocutrx unveils prototype augmented reality headset

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Ocutrx Vision Technologies is debuting a prototype of its ORLenz augmented reality headset at the American Academy of…
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Optovue rolls out image management software for patient data

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Optovue is introducing the NetVue Cloud image management software at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. The…
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Ophthalmology needs more innovation representation

October 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Ophthalmic innovations are steadily moving forward, but not quite at the rate of other specialties, Emmett T. Cunningham, Jr