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VIDEO: Luminate after Avastin shows early promise for treating diabetic macular edema

November 18, 2017

NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UC Irvine, discusses results from the DEL MAR trial of Luminate (Allegro) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.

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VIDEO: Flicker ERG a useful tool for anterior segment surgeons

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, discusses how he has implemented flicker ERG as a valuable tool in…
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ETDRS, ultra-widefield imaging on par for identifying retinopathy severity

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a baseline data review, ETDRS and ultra-widefield imaging appear comparable for determining diabetic retinopathy severity within the ETDRS fields…
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VIDEO: Luxturna looks to be first gene therapy for retinal disease in US

November 16, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Paulo Falabella, MD, medical affairs ophthalmic lead at Spark Therapeutics, discusses the company’s…
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Change in Diabetic Panretinal Photocoagulation Incidence

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2012, Volume 43 Issue 4
Diabetic blindness occurs most often among working-age people. Panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) can prevent this…
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Best of Retina Forum® 2016 - Diabetic Retinopathy: A Revolution in Treatment Options

This activity is supported by educational grants from Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an insidious, progressive disease. Diabetic macular edema (DME), which can occur at any…
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VIDEO: Speaker raises question of earlier alternative strategies for patients with persistent edema

May 13, 2017
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VIDEO: Luminate after Avastin shows early promise for treating diabetic macular edema

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Flicker ERG a useful tool for anterior segment surgeons

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, discusses how he has implemented flicker ERG as a…

Meeting News

ETDRS, ultra-widefield imaging on par for identifying retinopathy severity

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a baseline data review, ETDRS and ultra-widefield imaging appear comparable for determining diabetic retinopathy severity…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Luxturna looks to be first gene therapy for retinal disease in US

November 16, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Paulo Falabella, MD, medical affairs ophthalmic lead at Spark Therapeutics, discusses the…

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea at higher risk for diabetic retinopathy

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2017
Once patients cross an obstructive sleep apnea severity threshold, they become more at risk for developing significant diabetic eye diseases…

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OCT angiography can evaluate optic nerve in MS

November 14, 2017
The combination of OCT and OCT angiography showed that multiple sclerosis is associated with retinal structural loss and decreased optic nerve head…

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Neurotrophic factor reduces photoreceptor loss in macular telangiectasia

November 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — An implant with ciliary neurotrophic factor has a beneficial effect and reduces the progressive loss of photoreceptors compared…

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Protocol U: No overall difference between single, combined treatments

November 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — No overall difference was found in mean visual acuity gains in patients treated with Lucentis alone or with Lucentis plus…

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Autologous retinal transplants are ‘true transplants’ for macular holes

November 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Autologous retinal transplants for macular holes provide “true transplants” and are not just plugs, according to a…

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Visual acuity gains seen in HULK trial

November 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — At 6 months, the HULK phase 1/2 trial demonstrated visual acuity benefit for all patients enrolled and a greater benefit for…

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Anti-VEGF protocol with guided laser reduces treatment burden but adds no visual acuity benefit

November 13, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — At 2 years, the TREX-DME trial demonstrated that adjuvant focal laser treatment provided no statistically significant anatomic…

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Hypersonic vitrectomy has early encouraging clinical success

November 12, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — The initial clinical results of hypersonic vitrectomy in 46 cases in the United States since Sept. 27, 2017, have been…

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Twin lampalizumab trials fail to impact area of geographic atrophy

November 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Lampalizumab failed to impact geographic area compared with sham treatment in two identically designed phase 3 studies —…

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Novartis’ VEGF inhibitor demonstrates clinically relevant anatomic, visual gains

November 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Novartis’ first-in-kind molecule brolucizumab achieved clinically relevant anatomic and visual acuity gains in patients…

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Retinectomy under air minimizes retinal movement during surgery

November 11, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — The reattachment sequence when performing retinectomy should not be done under balanced salt solution but rather under air…

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Raised awareness of HORV yields decreased use of vancomycin

November 10, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Since a report in 2014 of two patients with severe bilateral ischemic retinal vasculitis following cataract surgery, attention…

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Protocol for removing intraocular foreign body likened to catching a killer

November 10, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Removing an intraocular foreign body is much like capturing a killer, Grazia Pertile, MD, told colleagues at Retina…

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Silicone oil removal key to success in repeat vitrectomy for PVR

November 10, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Removal of silicone oil was one of the key elements for defining success in repeat vitrectomy following failure of surgery for…

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VIDEO: Allegro updates phase 2 studies on Luminate for DME

November 10, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Vicken Karageozian, MD, president of Allegro Ophthalmics, updates the phase 2 study…

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…

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