Meeting News

Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
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VIDEO: Norlase unveils new Leaf laser

November 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Oliver Hvidt, CEO and co-founder of Norlase, discusses the company’s…
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VIDEO: Education essential for developing cross-linking capability in rural practices

November 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Vance Thompson, MD, discusses how to prepare rural practices to develop and…
In the Journals

Omidria lessens need for fentanyl during cataract surgery

November 8, 2019
Significantly fewer patients undergoing cataract surgery who received intracameral Omidria experienced severe pain or required intraoperative…

Ocuphire advances Nyxol to address varied ocular indications

November 8, 2019
Ocuphire Pharma Inc. will prioritize the development of Nyxol eye drops for three indications following positive topline results from two phase 2…

Cedars-Sinai receives $10.5 million to study RP stem cell treatment

November 8, 2019
Cedars-Sinai researchers have received a $10.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to launch a clinical trial…
Meeting News

OCTANe expands reach with creation of new signature meeting

November 8, 2019
OCTANe has announced the creation of a new meeting to expand its reach with the addition of a new signature event, the organization announced in a…
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Nortriptyline ‘good candidate’ for frontline neuropathic corneal pain treatment

November 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The tricyclic antidepressant nortriptyline was “relatively safe” and significantly improved symptoms of neuropathic…

$17.2 million grant awarded to research Alzheimer’s connection with eye health

November 7, 2019
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $17.2 million grant to University of Washington School of Medicine assistant professor of ophthalmology…
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VIDEO: Preoperative treatment controls dry eye in cataract patients

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses his presentation showing improvement in dry…

Netarsudil lowers IOP in Japanese phase 2 trial

November 7, 2019
A Japanese phase 2 clinical study of netarsudil ophthalmic solution showed a significant reduction in mean intraocular pressure compared with…
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VIDEO: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty minimizes manipulation of iris tissue

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Priya Narang, MS, discusses the efficacy and simplicity of the single-pass…
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OpRegen subretinal transplantation appears well-tolerated in dry AMD

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — OpRegen, a human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cell therapy transplanted subretinally, appeared…

Proper protection, treatment can reduce severity of sports eye injuries

November 6, 2019
On the court and in the field of play, the risk for sports-related eye injuries is prevalent. Knowing how to properly treat the injuries as well as…
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VIDEO: Combining IC-8 with bifocal refractive multifocal lenses

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Gerd Auffarth, MD, PhD, FEBO, discusses his poster presentation on the…
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Expert discusses anti-inflammatory agents for atopic, vernal conjunctivitis

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Pflugfelder, MD, professor and James and Margaret Elkins Chair in Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine…

$7.5 million grant awarded for glaucoma research

November 6, 2019
The German state of Saxony has granted a $7.5 million grant to Mannin, a technology partner of Q BioMed Inc., to develop novel pharmaceuticals and…
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VIDEO: Intense pulsed light treats dry eye symptoms

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Rolando Toyos, MD, discusses his presentation on the findings of how intense…

UK adults rank sight as most valuable sense

November 5, 2019
For adults in the United Kingdom, sight is the most valuable sense, a cross-sectional web-based survey found. Jamie Enoch, MSc, and colleagues…
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VIDEO: Eyenovia building ‘robust pipeline’

November 5, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH, the CEO of Eyenovia, discusses some of the recent…