Immunovant’s thyroid eye disease treatment shows positive phase 2a results

March 31, 2020
IMVT-1401, a thyroid eye disease treatment candidate, showed a 65% improvement in IgG levels in a phase 2a proof-of-concept study, Immunovant…

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VIDEO: Fillers, neuromodulators a ‘great adjunct to blepharoplasty’

February 9, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Femida Kherani, MD, shares pearls for incorporating dermal fillers and neuromodulators, such as learning…

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VIDEO: The ‘ABCs’ of blepharoplasty consultation

February 3, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Femida Kherani, MD, FRCSC, discusses the importance of consultation for patients undergoing…

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Teprotumumab improves proptosis, quality of life for adults with thyroid eye disease

January 23, 2020
Adults with thyroid eye disease assigned the human monoclonal antibody teprotumumab were significantly more likely to experience a meaningful…

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FDA approves teprotumumab for thyroid eye disease

January 21, 2020
The FDA on Tuesday approved the human monoclonal antibody teprotumumab for the treatment of adults with thyroid eye disease, marking the first drug…

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Be realistic, set expectations before blepharoplasty

January 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Blepharoplasty is the third most common aesthetic surgery and the No. 1 procedure performed on the face, according to a…

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Management of postop ptosis depends on severity

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Ptosis is a relatively common but under-recognized risk of intraocular surgery, including cataract surgery, according to a…

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VIDEO: Marking technique among tips shared for upper blepharoplasty

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Andrew R. Harrison, MD, director of plastic surgery and associate professor of ophthalmology at the…

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VIDEO: Aesthetic injection techniques differ according to anatomy

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Wendy W. Lee, MD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and director of Bascom Palmer Aesthetic Center at…

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Skin care product sales can be part of ophthalmologist’s practice

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Skin care accounts for a significant portion of the $400 billion global beauty and personal care industry

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Surgeons must learn the ‘art’ of addressing aggressive, abusive patients

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Interpersonal relationship skills can be an overlooked quality that oculoplastic surgeons would do well to develop, Eli L

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Teprotumumab significantly improves proptosis in thyroid eye disease

January 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Patients with thyroid eye disease treated with teprotumumab demonstrated a significant reduction in proptosis compared with…

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Elderly woman presents with presumed orbital cellulitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2020
Allison V. Coombs, DO; Geetha Athappilly, MD
An 83-year-old woman with diet-controlled type 2 diabetes presented to Lahey Medical Center as a transfer from Bermuda for presumed orbital…

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Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy effective for pediatric congenital nasolacrimal canal dysplasia

December 19, 2019
In children with congenital nasolacrimal canal dysplasia, the combination of endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy and lacrimal CT scan may be…

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FDA committee unanimously recommends approval of teprotumumab for thyroid eye disease

December 13, 2019
The Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA voted 12-0 Friday in favor of recommending approval of a biologics license…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…