VJCRGS.com: Latest video-based surgical installment available

October 3, 2019
The Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive and Glaucoma Surgery pioneered the use of video to “advance knowledge and surgical training of eye…
In the Journals

Kahook Dual Blade goniotomy as first surgical option considered

October 3, 2019
Goniotomy with Kahook Dual Blade may be considered first as treatment in certain patients with glaucoma, according to a study. In a retrospective…
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BLOG: One simple formula on change

October 3, 2019
Back in my college days at Michigan — Go Blue! — I had the fortune to be a Dannemiller intern, part of a small group of students who were…

ReNeuron’s cell therapy for retinitis pigmentosa shows mixed results

October 3, 2019
ReNeuron’s human retinal progenitor cell therapy candidate for retinitis pigmentosa has shown a mean improvement in visual acuity in a phase…

NCX 470 reduces IOP in phase 2 trial

October 2, 2019
Nicox’s second generation nitric oxide-donating bimatoprost analog NCX 470 met the primary endpoint of…

Second Sight given $2.4 million NIH grant

October 2, 2019
The National Institutes of Health have awarded a $2.4 million 4-year grant to Second Sight Medical Products for the development of spatial…
In the Journals

Children most at risk for ocular exposures reported to poison control

October 2, 2019
The greatest incidence of ocular exposure reported to poison control centers over a 5-year period was seen in children aged 5 years and younger…

Tips to improve quality of life in low vision population

October 1, 2019
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is offering tips to help older populations stay safe and independent in their homes despite low vision. With…

Santen announces positive 24-week data on Ikervis

October 1, 2019
Interim data from the PERSPECTIVE study showed statistically significant improvements in patients with severe keratitis who were treated with…

Bausch + Lomb, Tatvum Research enter IOL design licensing agreement

October 1, 2019
Bausch + Lomb has entered into a licensing agreement with Tatvum Research for the worldwide commercial rights to new IOL designs that will be used in…
In the JournalsPerspective

Dark chocolate not shown to benefit retinal blood flow, visual function vs. milk chocolate

September 30, 2019
Study participants who consumed flavanol-rich dark chocolate experienced no beneficial effects in retinal perfusion or visual function compared with…

Bevacizumab recall tops September news

September 30, 2019
September’s top ophthalmology-related news included FDA advancements for multiple drugs and a notable recall of bevacizumab. Here are the top…

Ocugen enters partnership with CanSinoBIO, completes Histogenics merger

September 30, 2019
Ocugen announced a strategic partnership with CanSino Biologics for gene therapy candidates and also the completion of its merger with Histogenics. …

Nicox completes enrollment in blepharitis treatment trial

September 30, 2019
Enrollment has been completed in a phase 2 clinical trial of NCX 4251, a treatment candidate for acute exacerbations of blepharitis, Nicox announced…
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VIDEO: Sustained-release dexamethasone implant puts compliance in surgeon’s hands

September 29, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, speaks about the advantages of using
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VIDEO: New frontier of biocompatible corneal inlays for presbyopia

September 28, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about two new concepts in corneal
In the JournalsPerspective

Algorithm predicts diabetic retinopathy progression

September 27, 2019
A deep learning algorithm developed by Genentech and Roche researchers predicts a patient’s diabetic retinopathy progression using color fundus…
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VIDEO: Optical biometry: a new frontier

September 27, 2019
PARIS — According to Nino Hirnschall, MD, PhD, speaking at the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, the future of

Recent top stories in ophthalmology

September 27, 2019
Here are some of the most-read articles on Healio.com/OSN over the past week.
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VIDEO: Heidelberg presents EMR system

September 27, 2019
PARIS — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, David Johnston, co-founder of Medisoft Limited, and