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Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium to focus on leadership

July 25, 2017

The annual Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium will take place in San Diego from Aug. 10 to 13 with a restructured format, new content and more networking opportunities, meeting chair Lisa Nijm, MD, JD, told Healio.com/OSN.

With more than 300 attendees registered, it is one of the largest meetings dedicated to empowering women in the field of ophthalmology, and the WIO is the only national organization for women in ophthalmology.

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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Man presents with blurry vision, flashes, floaters and redness

July 25, 2017
A 53-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 3-week history of worsening blurry vision of the left eye associated with flashes, floaters and redness. He also complained…
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YAG laser vitreolysis improves symptomatic vitreous floaters

July 24, 2017
YAG laser vitreolysis was associated with a better improvement in vitreous floater symptoms than a sham procedure, according to study findings. Researchers conducted a…

Alimera allowed to reduce size of Iluvien study in UK

July 21, 2017
The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has given final approval to reduce the size of Alimera Sciences’ post-marketing…
Clinical Science Imaging

Comparison of Features on SD-OCT Between Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy and Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2012, Volume 43 Issue 5
To compare the spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) features of acute central serous chorioretinopathy…
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OCT Angiography: The Next ‘Big Thing’ in Retinal Imaging

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography has the potential to significantly improve clinicians’ ability to view…
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Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium to focus on leadership

July 25, 2017
The annual Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium will take place in San Diego from Aug. 10 to 13 with a restructured format, new content and more…

Publication Exclusive

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Man presents with blurry vision, flashes, floaters and redness

July 25, 2017
A 53-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 3-week history of worsening blurry vision of the left eye associated with flashes, floaters and redness…

In the JournalsPerspective

YAG laser vitreolysis improves symptomatic vitreous floaters

July 24, 2017
YAG laser vitreolysis was associated with a better improvement in vitreous floater symptoms than a sham procedure, according to study findings…

Alimera allowed to reduce size of Iluvien study in UK

July 21, 2017
The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has given final approval to reduce the size of Alimera Sciences’…

Voretigene neparvovec receives rare pediatric disease designation from FDA

July 21, 2017
The FDA offices of Orphan Products Development and Pediatric Therapeutics have designated voretigene neparvovec as a drug for a rare pediatric…

Grand Rounds at the New England Eye Center

Man presents with blurry vision, flashes, floaters and redness

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2017
Deborah Witkin, MD; Andre Witkin, MD
A 53-year-old Caucasian man presented with a 3-week history of worsening blurry vision of the left eye associated with flashes, floaters and redness…

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Corticosteroid-related adverse events increase with dose in noninfectious uveitis

July 19, 2017
A post hoc analysis of two clinical trials showed a significant dose-dependent correlation between corticosteroid treatment and adverse events in…

FDA accepts biologics license application for voretigene neparvovec

July 17, 2017
The FDA has accepted a biologics license application and granted priority review for voretigene neparvovec, according to a press release from Spark…

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Diabetes-related retinal ganglion cell loss starts early

July 13, 2017
Retinal ganglion cell loss due to type 1 diabetes begins in early childhood and is detectable by OCT before any sign of diabetic retinopathy occurs…

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Nondamaging laser therapy treats chronic chorioretinopathy

July 11, 2017
Nondamaging retinal laser therapy may be used as a treatment for chronic and potentially acute central serous chorioretinopathy, according to a…

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