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BioTime names new CEO

September 18, 2018
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BLOG: Telemonitoring allows for earlier detection and timely treatment of AMD

September 18, 2018
Recently, I have predicted that telemedicine is poised to become more routinely used in our management of age-related macular degeneration patients. We know that in…

August’s top retina headlines

September 17, 2018
FDA actions and coverage from the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting were some of the most-read retina-related articles on Healio.com/OSN during August. …

OSN’s top news of the week

September 16, 2018
Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:
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Clinical Science Imaging

Enhanced Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography: Choroidal Thickness and Correlations With Age, Refractive Error, and Axial Length

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2012, Volume 43 Issue 4
To evaluate choroidal thickness at five macular locations and assess the correlations between choroidal thickness at…
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CME

Assessing and Treating Diabetic Retinopathy Amid New Recommendations and Evidence

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

Although rapid advances have been made in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), particularly with the use of…
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VIDEO: Visual acuity gains demonstrated in PEACHTREE trial

August 7, 2018
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BioTime names new CEO

September 18, 2018
Brian Culley has been appointed as CEO of BioTime, succeeding co-CEOs Adi Mohanty and Michael West, PhD, the company announced in a press release…

Blog

BLOG: Telemonitoring allows for earlier detection and timely treatment of AMD

September 18, 2018
Recently, I have predicted that telemedicine is poised to become more routinely used in our management of age-related macular degeneration patients…

August’s top retina headlines

September 17, 2018
FDA actions and coverage from the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting were some of the most-read retina-related articles on Healio.com/OSN…

OSN’s top news of the week

September 16, 2018
Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:

Read OSN’s Sept. 10 publication exclusives online

September 15, 2018
The cover story in the Sept. 10, 2018, issue of Ocular Surgery News focused on retinal toxicity stemming from hydroxychloroquine dosing. Here are a…

FDA to review Eylea for diabetic retinopathy

September 13, 2018
The FDA has agreed to review a supplemental biologics license application of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, Regeneron announced in…

In the Journals

Visual recovery possible after eye injuries from hand-held laser pointers

September 12, 2018
Commercial hand-held laser pointers can inflict macular injuries, but good visual recovery is possible. A study included eight eyes of seven patients…

Apellis begins phase 3 clinical program for geographic atrophy treatment

September 12, 2018
A two-trial phase 3 clinical program for APL-2 for geographic atrophy has begun with the first patient enrolled in the DERBY trial and the first…

In the Journals

Retinal alterations noted in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

September 10, 2018
Subjects with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease had a larger foveal avascular zone and decreased inner foveal thickness compared with subjects…

OSN’s top news of the week

September 9, 2018
Here are some of the top stories of the past week on Healio.com/OSN:

Practical pearls in pediatric vitreoretinal surgery

September 7, 2018
Pediatric retina surgery is not for the faint of heart. The stakes could not be higher for the youngest of our patients, and the margin between…

Point/Counter

Should a patient with signs of retinal toxicity be taken off HCQ completely, or are a reduced dose and additional screening more appropriate?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
Point Hydroxychloroquine is a drug used by many rheumatologists and dermatologists as a first-line agent to treat conditions from arthritis to lupus…

Lindstrom's Perspective

Ophthalmologists play important role for patients treated with hydroxychloroquine

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Hydroxychloroquine has been used in American medicine since 1955. It is primarily prescribed to treat chloroquine-sensitive malaria, rheumatoid…

Surgical Maneuvers

Femtosecond laser assists implantation of miniature telescope

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
Randal T. Pham, MD, MS, FACS
Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision and can result in significant visual acuity deterioration, thus negatively affecting a…

Cover Story

Despite Plaquenil dosing recommendations, retinal toxicity remains

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 10, 2018
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has published several dosing and screening recommendations for hydroxychloroquine to avoid potential retinal…

Champalimaud Vision Award goes to gene therapy researchers

September 5, 2018
The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award of 1 million Euros will be shared by seven researchers who have worked to develop gene therapy to treat…

ProQR’s LCA10 treatment demonstrates positive phase 1/2 interim results

September 5, 2018
QR-110, an RNA-based oligonucleotide treatment candidate for Leber’s congenital amaurosis 10, showed rapid and sustained improvement in vision…

EyeGate reports EGP-437 did not demonstrate non-inferiority to control group

September 4, 2018
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced the top-line results for a phase 3 trial of EGP-437 for the treatment of noninfectious anterior segment uveitis…

Read OSN’s Aug. 25 publication exclusives online

September 1, 2018
The August 25, 2018, edition of Ocular Surgery News featured a cover story focused on more personalized treatments for neovascular AMD, including…

In the Journals

Inverted ILM flap vs. peeling technique for large macular holes yield similar outcomes

August 31, 2018
Anatomical and functional outcomes of inverted internal limiting membrane technique for the treatment of idiopathic large full-thickness macular…

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