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Marketing authorization application filed in Europe for Durasert 3-year uveitis treatment

June 22, 2017

A marketing authorization application has been filed to the European Medicines Agency for the approval to market Durasert 3-year treatment for posterior segment uveitis, according to a pSivida press release.

The treatment has seen its primary efficacy endpoints met in two phase 3 trials, reducing the recurrence of posterior segment uveitis in patients through 6 months.

FDA approves ReNeuron’s cryopreserved formulation of retinal stem cell therapy candidate

June 20, 2017
The FDA has approved the cryopreserved formulation of ReNeuron Group’s human retinal progenitor cell therapeutic candidate, according to a company press release. …

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care system. “I…
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NICE recommends Ozurdex for noninfectious posterior uveitis

June 7, 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the United Kingdom has issued a final appraisal determination recommending Ozurdex for the treatment of…
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The Quantitative Measurements of Vascular Density and Flow Areas of Macula Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Normal Volunteers

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
The quantification of the density of macular vascular networks and blood flow areas in the foveal and parafoveal area…
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numerous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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Marketing authorization application filed in Europe for Durasert 3-year uveitis treatment

June 22, 2017
A marketing authorization application has been filed to the European Medicines Agency for the approval to market Durasert 3-year treatment for…

FDA approves ReNeuron’s cryopreserved formulation of retinal stem cell therapy candidate

June 20, 2017
The FDA has approved the cryopreserved formulation of ReNeuron Group’s human retinal progenitor cell therapeutic candidate, according to a…

Price has not seen Senate version of health care bill

June 15, 2017
Days before an expected vote, HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, said he has not seen the U.S. Senate bill to overhaul the nation’s health care…

From OSN Europe

NICE recommends Ozurdex for noninfectious posterior uveitis

June 7, 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the United Kingdom has issued a final appraisal determination recommending Ozurdex for the…

FDA clears Zepto capsulotomy system

June 7, 2017
The FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the Zepto capsulotomy system from Mynosys Cellular Devices for lens capsulotomy during cataract surgery…

Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost…

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of…

EVO+ Visian ICL receives CE mark

May 22, 2017
The EVO+ Visian ICL with aspheric optic has received a CE mark for commercialization in the European Union, according to a STAAR Surgical press…

FDA accepts NDA for Rhopressa

May 15, 2017
The FDA has accepted a new drug application for

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FDA clears Pentacam, Aladdin topographers for integration with Lensar system

May 6, 2017
LOS ANGELES — The FDA has granted 510(k) clearances for integration of the Oculus Pentacam HR and Pentacam AXL, and the Topcon Aladdin…

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