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Orion cortical visual prosthesis system gets FDA expedited access pathway designation

November 8, 2017

The FDA has granted expedited access pathway designation to Second Sight Medical Products for its Orion cortical visual prosthesis system, according to a company press release.

The designation, given to select medical devices, is intended to help patients have more timely access to devices by expediting their development, assessment and review, the release said.

The expanded access navigator: Helping patients who need potentially life-saving drug treatments

October 31, 2017
by Jonathan P. Jarow, MD You just diagnosed a patient with a serious condition for which there is no FDA-approved drug therapy.

AMA president-elect: Physicians must present ‘unified voice’ when advocating for patients, one another

October 30, 2017
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, will be the first oncologist to lead the AMA when she assumes the association’s presidency next year. AMA members chose McAneny as the…
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FDA committee gives push forward for Aerie's Rhopressa

October 13, 2017
The FDA’s Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee voted favorably on questions of efficacy regarding Aerie Pharmaceuticals’ glaucoma drug…
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Clinical Science

Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Endogenous Fungal Chorioretinitis, Retinitis, and Endophthalmitis

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, November 2017, Volume 48 Issue 11
To describe spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) findings in eyes with endogenous fungal…
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EDUCATION FOR THE TREATING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Updates on the Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier Intervention is Better

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

This educational activity is a 1-hour interactive webinar directed to the needs of retina specialists and comprehensive…
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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VIDEO: Hot topics in legal, regulatory and payment in ophthalmology

March 29, 2016
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