In the Journals

Significantly lower rate of retinal displacement seen with pneumatic retinopexy vs. vitrectomy

May 12, 2020
Retinal displacement, with significant effects on visual function, more often occurs when pars plana vitrectomy rather than pneumatic retinopexy is…

Oyster Point Pharma meets primary endpoint in dry eye nasal spray study

May 12, 2020
A potential nasal spray treatment for dry eye signs and symptoms met its primary endpoint of increased Schirmer’s score in a phase 3 trial…
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7 benefits your advisor should bring during COVID-19 pandemic

May 12, 2020
“Am I getting the right financial advice? Is my financial professional doing what they should for the fee I am paying?” These are common…
Meeting News

Focal/grid laser treatment does not reduce ranibizumab injection frequency for macular edema

May 12, 2020
Data from the ZIPANGU study showed the use of focal/grid short-pulse laser therapy in patients receiving ranibizumab injections for the treatment of…
Feature

Q&A: Antibiotic overprescribing intensifies during COVID-19 pandemic

May 12, 2020
The CDC previously reported that about one-third antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are unnecessary. New data suggest that efforts to curb…
Meeting News

STAIRWAY trial shows sustained efficacy of faricimab

May 11, 2020
Simultaneous neutralization of Ang-2 and VEGF-A with faricimab has the potential to reduce vascular destabilization in age-related macular…

Accelmed Partners to acquire TearLab

May 11, 2020
Accelmed Partners II has entered into an agreement to acquire TearLab, according to a press release. Accelmed will make a $25 million investment…
Meeting News

Network meta-analysis finds little difference among anti-VEGF regimens for wet AMD

May 11, 2020
A network meta-analysis comparing anti-VEGF agents, dosing and injection frequency for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration…

MDbackline launches web-based service to facilitate exams

May 11, 2020
MDbackline, an automated patient communication and education application, has launched a web-based service that remotely collects patient history and…
Feature

Artificial Intelligence transforms search for COVID-19 vaccines, cure

May 11, 2020
Developers are using artificial intelligence to help researchers comb through thousands of studies and find relevant COVID-19 information for the…
Video

VIDEO: Ophthalmologist discusses reopening strategy at large university eye center

May 10, 2020
In this video, Terry Kim, MD, president-elect of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and head of cornea and refractive surgery…
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VIDEO: ASCRS virtual meeting geared toward helping ophthalmology regain footing

May 9, 2020
In this video, Terry Kim, MD, president-elect of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and head of cornea and refractive surgery…
Meeting News

Anti-VEGF-resistant subretinal fluid may lead to decreased risk for macular atrophy

May 8, 2020
Persistent subretinal fluid, or SRF, in the course of anti-VEGF treatment may operate as a compensatory mechanism that maintains the function of the…
Meeting News

Researchers attempt to define criteria for glaucomatous optic neuropathy

May 8, 2020
Defining objective criteria for glaucomatous optic neuropathy, rather than relying on clinical assessments alone, is needed for comparing outcomes…

BLOG: An update on recent micropulse laser therapy studies

May 8, 2020
While anti-VEGF injections have dramatically improved our ability to treat many retinal diseases, there is a growing pool of evidence that shows that…

Five important takeaways from recent COVID-19 recommendations

May 7, 2020
Several medical societies have issued recommendations for diagnosing and treating patients with COVID-19 in response to the pandemic.  
Meeting News

Satralizumab reduces relapse frequency in neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

May 7, 2020
Satralizumab may be an effective option to reduce the frequency of relapse in patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, an autoimmune…
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IOP, BCVA improve after pericardium patch graft for bleb repair

May 7, 2020
Patients who underwent a pericardium patch graft for bleb repair after mitomycin C-enhanced deep sclerectomy experienced a statistically significant…

Field trip to the ‘new normal’: A look at where ophthalmology will stand after COVID-19 pandemic

May 7, 2020
Thirteen percent finished. If you believe the experts who study pandemics and their aftermath, that is about all the further along we are in getting…

Bausch + Lomb enters into licensing agreement for Lucentis biosimilar

May 6, 2020
Bausch + Lomb announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Stada Arzneimittel and its development partner Xbrane Biopharma to develop and…