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Bilateral visual acuity gains reported in phase 3 trial of LHON gene therapy treatment

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A gene therapy treatment candidate for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy bilaterally improved best corrected visual acuity…
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APAO welcomes new member society

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, October 2019
The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology is pleased to welcome the Brunei Ophthalmology Society as the newest associate national member of APAO. BOS…
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VIDEO: Bimatoprost SR shows continued IOP lowering at 1 year

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, E. Randy Craven, MD, discusses a study showing the long-term…
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Tamara Fountain, MD: Lessons in leadership

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The people who are tapped for leadership in medical associations are those who demonstrate dependability and durability. In…
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Blind patients implanted with Orion visual cortical prosthesis system reported functional improvements

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Blind patients with no or bare light perception implanted with a visual cortical prosthesis have been able to perceive…
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VIDEO: OIS showcases promising technology innovations

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Shareef Mahdavi discusses how…

Eyevance acquires Tobradex ST, Natacyn

October 17, 2019
Eyevance Pharmaceuticals has acquired Tobradex ST and Natacyn from Novartis, according to a press release. Tobradex ST (tobramycin 0.3%/dexamethasone…
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Hydroxychloroquine blood levels predict retinopathy in SLE

October 17, 2019
Increased hydroxychloroquine blood levels can be used to predict later hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, according to findings published in Arthritis
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Several factors need to be considered when treating uveitic cataract in children

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — For children with uveitic cataract, the timing of surgery and the decision of whether or not to implant an IOL are paramount…
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Open globe injuries can lead to anxiety and depression

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Open globe injuries are associated with an increased risk for anxiety and depression, according to a poster at the American…
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PanOptica cites biological response for anti-VEGF eye drop

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In topline results of a phase 1/2 trial of PAN-90806 presented at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at the American Academy…
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VIDEO: Cataract surgery with KDB safe, effective at lowering IOP

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Syril K. Dorairaj, MBBS, MD, of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville…

Faricimab demonstrates durable Ang-2, VEGF suppression

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Faricimab demonstrated sustained inhibition of both angiopoietin-2 and VEGF-A in patients with neovascular age-related macular…
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An advisor can help take the emotion out of investing

October 15, 2019
This is the first of a three-part series on how a physician will get investment advice during his or her lifetime.

Cequa for dry eye launched in US

October 15, 2019
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has announced the U.S. launch of Cequa for treatment of dry eye. The topical cyclosporine ophthalmic solution 0.09% is…

Port delivery system reduces treatment burden in AMD

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A port delivery system device with ranibizumab was effective, well tolerated and required infrequent refills in patients with…

Orbital fracture after gunshot injury associated with poor visual outcomes

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Orbital fracture associated with gunshot injury in children younger than 18 years was associated with poor visual outcomes…
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AREDS2 formulation, Mediterranean diet and deep learning may improve diagnosis, treatment of AMD

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —The AREDS2 formulation and a Mediterranean diet, especially fish, can help reduce the risk for patient progression to advanced…
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IRIS Registry will continue to improve quality of patient care

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Continuing to use the IRIS Registry and providing care for Americans with treatable vision impairments and avoidable blindness…
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Steroids, cross-linking could assist bacterial keratitis treatment

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Steroids and corneal cross-linking could be useful in treating bacterial keratitis, according to a speaker here. Topical…