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VIDEO: Phase 2b results positive for Orasis presbyopia-correcting drops

October 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Elad Kedar, CEO of Orasis Pharmaceuticals, discusses results of a phase 2b trial of the company’s CSF-1 eye drop…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: IC-8 small aperture IOL meeting diverse needs

October 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Yari Mitchell, chief…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: CorneaGen to use $37 million financing to advance Corneal Cell Therapy

October 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit preceding the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Monty Montoya, CEO of…

MicroSurgical Technology acquires glaucoma assets from NeoMedix

October 10, 2019
MicroSurgical Technology has acquired the glaucoma-related assets of NeoMedix, according to a press release. The assets include the surgical…
In the JournalsPerspective

‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…

Enrollment complete in two phase 3 trials evaluating faricimab in DME

October 10, 2019
Patient enrollment is complete in two phase 3 clinical trials investigating faricimab in diabetic macular edema, according to correspondence from…

TECLens, SERVImed to partner on cross-linking product

October 10, 2019
TECLens and SERVImed Industrial have entered into a partnership aimed at developing a combination product to treat keratoconus, according to a press…

Dedicated app measures outcomes of presbyopia eye drops

October 9, 2019
An app that is closely related to the development of UNR844 presbyopia-correcting ophthalmic solution from Novartis effectively measures vision…
From OSN APAO

APAO 2020 Congress Scientific Program Conveners

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, October 2019
The 35th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress, co-hosted by the Chinese Ophthalmological Society, will take place April 22-26, 2020, in…
Blog

BLOG: What makes a new procedure successful?

October 9, 2019
In this issue of Ocular Surgery News, our cover story explores two new procedures that promise to restore natural accommodation among presbyopes…

Fight Blindness concert at AAO promises fun, networking

October 9, 2019
As the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting is ramping up in San Francisco, an event aimed at bringing together industry and physicians to raise…

CorneaGen completes Series B financing

October 9, 2019
CorneaGen has closed $37 million in Series B financing, according to a press release. Flying L Partners led the financing round in collaboration with…

When neuroadaptation fails, do not give up multifocality but implant a different lens

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
When neuroadaptation fails, exchanging a multifocal IOL without giving up multifocality is feasible and fulfills patients’ expectations for…
By the Numbers

The Goldilocks problem: Too much, too little or just enough practice business data?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
John B. Pinto
There were three bowls of porridge she tasted. Papa Bear’s was too hot, Mama Bear’s was too cold, but Baby Bear’s was just
Letters to the Editor

To the Editor

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
In reference to the commentary “No easy answers to address drug shortages,” in the Aug. 25, 2019, issue of Ocular Surgery News, we, HUB…

Setting expectations for near vision with EDOF lenses

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
D. Rex Hamilton, MD
After years of successfully recommending and implanting multifocal IOLs, I was excited to transition to extended depth of focus lenses when the…
Cover Story

Scleral approaches to presbyopia moving from niche to mainstream

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Among the many options for presbyopia, scleral approaches stand out for their unique attempt to tackle the roots of the problem, restoring…

Reviving the lost art of manual Intacs implantation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Katelyn Joubert, BS; Philip Dockery, MPH; Jack S. Parker, MD, PhD
Intracorneal ring segments are among the best treatments currently available for patients with moderate keratoconus. Several types exist, but in the…

Reduced IOP maintained with two iStents at 5 years

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Patients with primary open-angle glaucoma implanted with two iStents experienced a similar IOP reduction and required fewer add-on medications…
Lindstrom's Perspective

Potential presbyopia treatments exciting, but regulatory and adoption barriers may be an issue

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Presbyopia is very common, estimated to affect 120 million Americans and just more than 2 billion people globally. After decades of being limited to…