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Conjunctival lesion in a middle-aged woman

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2019
Sarah Adelson, MD; Narae Ko, MD
A 50-year-old woman presented to an outside ophthalmologist with a 2-month history of irritation and discharge after injury to the left eye with a…

Ocular Surgery News boosts, relaunches Healio/OSN Editorial Board Section

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2019
Healio.com/OSN is the online home of Ocular Surgery News. In addition to housing the online version of OSN, Healio/OSN creates daily news, meeting…

Uveal melanoma patient registry planned

July 19, 2019
Immunocore and Pulse Infoframe announced a partnership to support a global patient registry in uveal melanoma, according to a press release…

In the JournalsPerspective

Survival advantage suggested in responders to immunotherapy for uveal melanoma

July 15, 2019
A possible survival advantage in patients with metastatic uveal melanoma who respond to treatment with pembrolizumab is suggested in a study of the…

Clearside, Aura enter license agreement for suprachoroidal space microinjector

July 10, 2019
Clearside Biomedical has entered into a worldwide license agreement with Aura Biosciences for the use of Clearside’s suprachoroidal space…

Wills Eye’s Jerry Shields, MD, receives Howe Medal

June 27, 2019
Jerry A. Shields , MD, has received the 2019 Lucien Howe Medal from the American Ophthalmological Society for his distinguished service…

Incremental uveal tumor growth increases metastatic risk

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2019
With every millimeter of tumor thickening, risk for metastasis and death increases in patients with large uveal melanoma, Carol L. Shields, MD, said…

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Woman presents with lid swelling and proptosis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2019
Deborah Witkin, MD; Amar Joshi, MD
A 34-year-old woman was transferred to the University of New Mexico emergency department with a 3-day history of progressive left eye swelling. She…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Young man presents with sudden loss of vision

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2019
Jarod Santoro, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 31-year-old man was referred to the neuro-ophthalmology service for 3 weeks of cloudy vision in the right eye and intermittent headaches. He felt…

Meeting News

Inhibitors of B-cell receptor signaling may be effective for treatment of vitreoretinal lymphomas

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — New drugs that inhibit B-cell receptor signaling pathways can be an effective treatment for B-cell malignancies, according to a…

Meeting News

Choroidal melanoma therapy offers promising treatment option

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A choroidal melanoma therapy has been shown to reduce tumor thickness and preserve best corrected visual acuity in patients…

Meeting News

Sub-RPE infiltration in vitreoretinal lymphoma patients correlated with shorter survival time

March 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Vitreoretinal lymphoma patients with subretinal pigment epithelial infiltration had a shorter survival time while those who were…

Provectus ocular melanoma treatment gets orphan drug designation

February 15, 2019
The FDA has granted an orphan drug designation to PV-10, Provectus BioPharmaceuticals’ ocular melanoma treatment candidate, according to a…

In the Journals

No survival rate improvement seen after cranio-orbital resection for lacrimal gland carcinoma

January 18, 2019
Local resection with radiotherapy has comparable results with cranio-orbital resection in terms of tumor recurrence and survival rate in patients…

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Woman presents with blurred vision 1 year after cataract surgery

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 10, 2019
Adam T. Chin, MD; Shilpa J. Desai, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 65-year-old retired grocery store clerk was referred to the New England Eye Center with more than a year of progressive vision loss in the right…

Meeting News

Younger patients with high-risk melanoma benefit from adjuvant Sutent

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Sunitinib in the adjuvant setting is associated with greater overall survival in high-risk patients with uveal melanoma, especially…

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Young woman presents with binocular diplopia and pain with extraocular movements

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2018
Alison J. Lauter, MD; Geetha Athappilly, MD
A 28-year-old woman presented to the Lahey Eye Clinic reporting a 1-week history of constant binocular, horizontal diplopia. In addition to the…

Meeting News

Early study results positive for AU-011 in patients with choroidal melanoma

August 7, 2018
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A phase 1b/2 clinical trial of AU-011, a light-activated, vision-sparing, tumor cell selective therapy for…

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Man presents with enlarging mass inside right eyelid

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Deborah Witkin, MD; Michael B. Raizman, MD
A 39-year-old man presented to the New England Eye Center with a slowly enlarging mass in the right eye that had become more noticeable over the past…

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Jack S. Parker, MD, PhD
To the Editor: According to Siddhartha Mukherjee, world-renowned oncologist and Pulitzer prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies