Meeting News

Lower eyelid retraction improved with dermal regeneration matrix template

October 24, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A bilayer dermal regeneration matrix template improved lower eyelid retraction in patients undergoing repair, Cat Burkat, MD

Meeting News

5-FU injections for conjunctival cicatrix improve outcomes

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Injections of 5-fluorouracil in patients with conjunctival cicatrix secondary to Stevens-Johnson syndrome or ocular cicatricial…

Meeting News

Two subtypes distinguish ophthalmic Graves’ disease

October 22, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Rather than thinking of ophthalmic Graves’ disease as one entity classified as “mild” or “moderate to…

Meeting News

Filler migration can cause latent orbital complications

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Orbital complications after dermal filler injection may be due to inadvertent direct injection or may occur latently after…

Meeting News

Tamara Fountain, MD: Lessons in leadership

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The people who are tapped for leadership in medical associations are those who demonstrate dependability and durability. In…

Meeting News

Open globe injuries can lead to anxiety and depression

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Open globe injuries are associated with an increased risk for anxiety and depression, according to a poster at the American…

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VIDEO: Teprotumumab reduces double vision in phase 3 study

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery meeting, Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD, of Cedars-Sinai…

Festoon severity diminished with combined radiofrequency, microneedling

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The severity of lower eyelid festoons can be lessened with combined radiofrequency and microneedling, with a greater aesthetic…

Meeting News

Fibrin glue significantly reduces bruising, bleeding in upper eyelid blepharoplasty

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients undergoing upper eyelid blepharoplasty treated with fibrin glue after surgery experienced a significant reduction in…

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…

New drug application submitted for blepharoptosis pharmacologic treatment

September 19, 2019
Vertical Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Osmotica Pharmaceuticals, has submitted a new drug application to the FDA for RVL-1201, its acquired…

FDA News

FDA prioritizes thyroid eye disease medication review

September 9, 2019
The FDA on Monday granted priority review of the investigational medication teprotumumab for treatment of thyroid eye disease, also known as…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Vitamins, sunblock essential for topical skin care

August 29, 2019
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium, Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC, discusses her participation in an…

In the Journals

Sutureless dacryocystorhinostomy closure scars less than subcuticular technique

August 20, 2019
A sutureless wound closure technique led to less scarring and better cosmesis than subcuticular technique in external dacryocystorhinostomy…

In the Journals

Tumor reduction sustained with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy

August 19, 2019
Lesion reduction was sustained and visual function improved in eyes treated with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for cavernous venous…

Five articles to read for Graves’ disease awareness month

July 22, 2019
Oculoplastic surgeons have been frustrated watching their patients with thyroid eye disease in active phase and not having an FDA-approved drug to…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Woman presents with slowly progressive unilateral vision loss

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2019
Sarah Thornton, MD; Laurel Vuong, MD; Andre Witkin, MD
A 30-year-old woman presented urgently to the New England Eye Center with several months of progressive vision loss, swelling and intermittent pain…

Perspective

Horizon files biologics license application for thyroid eye disease treatment

July 11, 2019
Horizon Therapeutics has submitted a biologics license application to the FDA for its investigational thyroid eye disease treatment candidate…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Pearls on lid laxity repair before ocular surgery

July 8, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Daniel C. Garibaldi, MD, FACS, shares his procedure for repairing eyelid laxity in…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Man evaluated for asymmetric eyelids

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2019
Sarah Adelson, MD; Thomas R. Hedges III, MD
A 56-year-old male property manager with no ocular history was referred to the New England Eye Center by an outside ophthalmologist for evaluation of…