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Test combining fundus, OCT imaging improves AMD diagnosis

November 13, 2019
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BLOG: Gene therapy promising for treatment of neovascular AMD

November 12, 2019
This year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in San Francisco had significant data releases from pharmaceutical companies focused on the treatment of…
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VIDEO: Gene therapy for wet AMD ‘on the horizon’

November 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the OPTIC trial, patients with wet age-related macular degeneration who were treated with ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene therapy, did not…

Cedars-Sinai receives $10.5 million to study RP stem cell treatment

November 8, 2019
Cedars-Sinai researchers have received a $10.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to launch a clinical trial evaluating stem cell…
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Case Report

Mushroom-Shaped Secondary Vasoproliferative Tumor

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, Volume 5
Online Only, September 1, 2012
The authors report a clinical and echographic correlation of a retinal vasoproliferative tumor that assumed a mushroom…
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Drug Delivery in Neovascular Retinal Disease

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

In this MedEdTalks Micro-CE podcast, Rishi P. Singh, MD, and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD, discuss delivery systems for…
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VIDEO: Faricimab shows long-term durability potential as DME treatment

August 16, 2019
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Test combining fundus, OCT imaging improves AMD diagnosis

November 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A screening strategy combining fundus and OCT imaging improved the accuracy of age-related macular degeneration classification…

Blog

BLOG: Gene therapy promising for treatment of neovascular AMD

November 12, 2019
This year’s American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in San Francisco had significant data releases from pharmaceutical companies focused on…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Gene therapy for wet AMD ‘on the horizon’

November 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the OPTIC trial, patients with wet age-related macular degeneration who were treated with ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene…

Cedars-Sinai receives $10.5 million to study RP stem cell treatment

November 8, 2019
Cedars-Sinai researchers have received a $10.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to launch a clinical trial…

$17.2 million grant awarded to research Alzheimer’s connection with eye health

November 7, 2019
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $17.2 million grant to University of Washington School of Medicine assistant professor of ophthalmology…

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OpRegen subretinal transplantation appears well-tolerated in dry AMD

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — OpRegen, a human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cell therapy transplanted subretinally, appeared…

Proper protection, treatment can reduce severity of sports eye injuries

November 6, 2019
On the court and in the field of play, the risk for sports-related eye injuries is prevalent. Knowing how to properly treat the injuries as well as…

In the Journals

Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant successful for refractory macular holes

November 4, 2019
Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant surgery proved successful in closing refractory macular holes and also improving vision in some cases. A…

Meta-analysis links RVO, cardiovascular risks

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2019
The risk for a cardiovascular event, such as stroke or heart attack, was greater in patients with retinal vein occlusion than in those without…

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VIDEO: Effects of Iluvien reimplantation in patients with DME

November 2, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Matthew Manry, MD, discusses his poster presentation on the findings of…

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BLOG: Why AMD fluid subtypes matter

October 31, 2019
It has been more than 10 years since the introduction of anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration, and the number of…

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VIDEO: Treating DME globally

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Caesar K. Luo, MD, FACS, discusses global safety signals in the use of…

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Ziv-aflibercept may be safe, less expensive alternative to other anti-VEGF treatments

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Ziv-aflibercept could be an effective and cost-reducing alternative to traditional anti-VEGF therapies in the treatment of…

Severe sleep apnea associated with DME

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Severe obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with more severe diabetic macular edema, leading to refractory DME, according…

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Beovu improves visual acuity in AMD, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with Beovu resulted in visual acuity letter gains among patients with age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal…

Zimura phase 2b trial results positive in geographic atrophy secondary to dry AMD

October 28, 2019
Zimura, a complement factor C5 inhibitor, reduced geographic atrophy growth in a phase 2b clinical trial, according to a press release from Iveric…

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VIDEO: Improvements maintained for 2 years with abicipar for wet AMD

October 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Rahul Khurana, MD, of Northern California Retina Vitreous Associates, shared the 2-year results from the CEDAR and SEQUOIA…

Dosing underway in third cohort of OPTIC trial of ADVM-022

October 25, 2019
The first patient has been dosed in the third cohort of the OPTIC phase 1 clinical trial of ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene therapy for the treatment…

Aerie completes enrollment in phase 2 trial of AR-1105

October 25, 2019
Enrollment is complete in a phase 2 clinical trial of AR-1105 for the treatment of macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion, Aerie…

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VIDEO: Spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome model developed

October 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD, gives an update on terrestrial research efforts to…

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