Retina/Vitreous

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Man presents with bilateral chorioretinal lesions

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
James Constans, MD; Lana Rifkin, MD

‘Frag Bag’ helps remove nuclear material during vitrectomy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
Using a retractable basket during vitrectomy surgery may help improve pars plana lensectomy. Originally designed for cystoscopic removal of kidney stones, the nitinol…

Association possible between gut bacteria, uveitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
A study showed a possible link between bacteria in the gut and the development of ocular manifestations, particularly uveitis, in patients with inflammatory bowel…

EyeGate's iontophoretic contact lens receives US patent

April 12, 2018
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to EyeGate Pharmaceuticals for its iontophoretic contact lens, the company announced in a press…
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Clinical Science

Acute Exudative Paraneoplastic Polymorphous Vitelliform Maculopathy in Five Cases

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2012, Volume 43 Issue 5
To evaluate clinical features, course, and outcome of patients with acute exudative paraneoplastic polymorphous…
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CME

Noninfectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond Convention for Long-Term Management

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; and Santen Inc.

Noninfectious uveitis is a leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. To avert potential severe vision loss, a…
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American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting

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VIDEO: Endoscopy useful diagnostic tool in retinal practice

January 17, 2018
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CME

Noninfectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond Convention for Long-Term Management

April 17, 2018 Expires: 4/16/2019
Noninfectious uveitis is a leading cause of preventable blindness worldwide. To avert potential severe vision loss, a timely diagnosis must be…

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; and Santen Inc.

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Man presents with bilateral chorioretinal lesions

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
James Constans, MD; Lana Rifkin, MD
A 29-year-old white man with no significant medical history and a ocular history of contact lens use was referred to the uveitis clinic for a second…

‘Frag Bag’ helps remove nuclear material during vitrectomy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
Using a retractable basket during vitrectomy surgery may help improve pars plana lensectomy. Originally designed for cystoscopic removal of kidney…

Association possible between gut bacteria, uveitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2018
A study showed a possible link between bacteria in the gut and the development of ocular manifestations, particularly uveitis, in patients with…

CME

Advancing Science on Age-related Macular Degeneration

March 25, 2018 Expires: 3/25/2019
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of adult blindness and visual impairment. Because age is a major risk factor for…

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

EyeGate's iontophoretic contact lens receives US patent

April 12, 2018
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to EyeGate Pharmaceuticals for its iontophoretic contact lens, the company…

FDA allows marketing of IDx-DR artificial intelligence device for diabetic retinopathy detection

April 11, 2018
The FDA has permitted the marketing of IDx-DR, the first artificial intelligence medical device to detect more than a mild level of diabetic…

AGTC completes enrollment in trial of X-linked retinoschisis gene therapy

April 10, 2018
Enrollment has been completed in a phase 1/2 clinical study of a gene therapy product candidate for the treatment of X-linked retinoschisis, Applied…

CME

Assessing and Treating Diabetic Retinopathy Amid New Recommendations and Evidence

April 10, 2018 Expires: 4/9/2019
Although rapid advances have been made in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), particularly with the use of intravitreal therapy, options…

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

March's top retina news

April 10, 2018
New technologies and treatments to regain sight, including the first gene therapy procedure performed since its FDA approval, were among the topics…

EyeGate completes enrollment in phase 3 anterior uveitis treatment trial

April 9, 2018
Enrollment in the pivotal phase 3 trial of EGP-437, a treatment candidate for noninfectious anterior uveitis, has been completed, EyeGate…

Recent top ophthalmology news

April 7, 2018
Here are some of the latest top stories on Healio.com/OSN:

In the Journals

Hypovitaminosis D linked to uveitis

April 6, 2018
Hypovitaminosis D was associated with higher risk of noninfectious uveitis, although causal relationship was not determined, according to a study. …

CME

Providing Defense at the Ocular Surface: Managing Dry Eye

April 6, 2018 Expires: 4/5/2019
This CME activity will discuss modalities for diagnosing ocular surface disease as well as assess the attributes and limitations of using dry eye…

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Top five OSN headlines in March

April 6, 2018
Live meeting coverage from the Wills Eye Conference and American Glaucoma Society meeting, along with breaking business news, were the most popular…

In the Journals

Surgical outcomes differ depending on type of lamellar macular hole

April 5, 2018
Patients with lamellar macular holes with lamellar hole-associated epiretinal proliferation tend to have worse visual outcomes compared with patients…

From OSN APAO

Ozurdex for retinal vein occlusion available in China

April 5, 2018
Ozurdex is now available in China for the treatment of adult patients with macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion, Allergan announced in a…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Woman reports progressive, painless vision loss in left eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2018
Sarah Thornton, MD; Nora Muakkassa, MD
A 52-year-old woman presented to the New England Eye Center with a 2-week history of progressive, painless vision loss in the left eye. Her complete…

First patients in Europe, Israel enrolled in Opthea wet AMD phase 2b study

April 4, 2018
The first patients in Europe and Israel have been dosed in a phase 2b study of Opthea’s OPT-302 for wet age-related macular degeneration…

Surgeon meets challenges of performing gene therapy

April 4, 2018
On March 22, a Florida boy underwent gene therapy with Luxturna for treatment of inherited retinal disease at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a…

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