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…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

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…

Meeting NewsPerspective

New agent reduces eye bulging in Graves’ orbitopathy, offering new hope for patients

April 27, 2019
An experimental human monoclonal antibody dramatically reduced the most debilitating symptoms of Graves’ orbitopathy, including proptosis and…

Perspective

Teprotumumab for treatment of thyroid eye disease meets endpoints in phase 3 study

March 1, 2019
Results from the phase 3 OPTIC study showed more patients treated with teprotumumab had a meaningful improvement in proptosis compared with those who…

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VIDEO: ABCs of successful blepharoplasty

January 31, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Femida Kherani, MD, discusses how preoperative planning and customizing blepharoplasty techniques…

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VIDEO: Pearls on eyelid malposition correction

January 29, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2019, Wendy W. Lee, MD, discusses lower eyelid malposition and how to ensure proper repositioning.

Meeting News

Several strategies can help manage tearing patients

January 22, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Epiphora can be attributed to several causes, and certain strategies can be taken to address the problem, according to a…

Meeting News

Preop steps crucial for successful lower eyelid blepharoplasty

January 19, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Ophthalmologists are key in the current aesthetic revolution as blepharoplasty is the most popular aesthetic procedure, as…

Meeting News

Exciting times for neuromodulators on the horizon

January 19, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — This year and the next will be very exciting for new toxins and fillers on the market, according to Charles M. Boyd, MD

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VIDEO: Speaker gives guidelines for ptosis exam

January 19, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii Andrew R. Harrison, MD, discusses the four rules for diagnosing and treating patients who present with what appears to be ptosis…

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VIDEO: Pearls for handling patients with tearing

January 19, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii Jeremiah P. Tao, MD, FACS, discusses the diagnosis and management of patients who present with tearing here at Hawaiian…