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Social cost of retinal blindness in US will be billions of dollars by 2020

Social cost of retinal blindness in US will be billions of dollars by 2020
March 23, 2019
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VIDEO: Retina World Congress a comprehensive educational meeting

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At the Retina World Congress, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California…
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At 1 year, aflibercept injections did not impact CNV conversion rates

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Patients with intermediate age-related macular degeneration treated with intravitreal aflibercept injections did not experience improved…
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How to optimize 3D visualization for surgery

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Several variables can be adjusted on 3D visualization systems to optimize lateral resolution, depth of field and illumination to maximize…
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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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Long-term Management of Neovascular AMD: Meeting the Need for Improvement

This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of irreversible blindness and visual impairment. As…
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VIDEO: Abusive head trauma and the role of the ophthalmologist

March 7, 2019
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Social cost of retinal blindness in US will be billions of dollars by 2020

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The direct, indirect, and intangible costs due to neovascular age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema…

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VIDEO: Retina World Congress a comprehensive educational meeting

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At the Retina World Congress, Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, director of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University…

Meeting News

At 1 year, aflibercept injections did not impact CNV conversion rates

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Patients with intermediate age-related macular degeneration treated with intravitreal aflibercept injections did not…

Meeting News

How to optimize 3D visualization for surgery

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Several variables can be adjusted on 3D visualization systems to optimize lateral resolution, depth of field and…

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VIDEO: Private equity impacts retina space as consolidation continues

March 23, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. At the Retina World Congress here, Pravin U. Dugel, MD, discusses his presentation at the RWC Unplugged session about the…

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FDA official offers perspective on treatments vs. cures

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Difficult questions face companies looking to develop new treatments for ophthalmic conditions and for those who hope…

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VIDEO: Pearls on retinal detachment surgery

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. At the Retina World Congress, Kourous A. Rezaei, MD, discusses pearls on retina detachment surgery, such as the use of…

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Eyes with macular ischemia demonstrate reduced capillary perfusion density

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Eyes determined to have macular ischemia by masked qualitative grading of OCT angiography showed a statistically…

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Heads-up 3-D viewing system increases surgeon comfort

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A heads-up 3-D viewing system increased comfort for a surgeon performing macular hole surgeries and had noninferior…

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Disorganization of retinal inner layers may be biomarker for macular surgery outcomes

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Patients with idiopathic epiretinal membranes and severe disorganization of retinal inner layers did not experience…

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VIDEO: CEO says Bausch Health wants to be ‘most integrated eye care company in world’

March 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At the Retina World Congress here, Joseph C. Papa, chairman of the board and CEO of Bausch Health, discusses the role…

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VIDEO: RWC Unplugged pulls together physicians, industry

March 21, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — At the Retina World Congress here, Pravin U. Dugel, MD, discusses the RWC Unplugged program that brought together…

Aerie initiates trial of dexamethasone intravitreal implant for macular edema due to RVO

March 21, 2019
Aerie Pharmaceuticals has begun dosing in a phase 2 clinical trial of AR-1105, its dexamethasone intravitreal implant for patients with macular edema…

Potential diabetic retinopathy treatment fails to meet phase 2b study endpoint

March 20, 2019
A treatment candidate for moderate to severe nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy failed to meet its phase 2b study primary endpoint, according to a…

Bascom Palmer researcher awarded $9.12 million NEI grant

March 19, 2019
The National Eye Institute has awarded Wei Li, PhD, a $9.12 million R24 grant to develop a drug to protect infants from eye disorders due to…

Quarterly dosing may become reality for wet AMD

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2019
New anti-VEGF agents paired with upcoming drug delivery systems and monitoring technologies may lead to possible quarterly dosing regimens for…

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Ocular geneticists find high rate of misdiagnosis of Stargardt disease

March 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Ocular geneticists found a near 37% rate of misdiagnosis of Stargardt disease, which highlights the need for more specialists in…

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Access to retina providers shows no geographic bias in US

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Access to retina care in the United States shows no geographic bias, a study found. A retrospective cross-sectional review of a…

First patient dosed in ProQR trial of QR-421a for Usher syndrome

March 11, 2019
ProQR has dosed the first patient in a phase 1/2 trial of QR-421a for Usher syndrome type 2 or non-syndromic retinitis pigmentosa, according to a…

In the Journals

Patients with Alzheimer’s exhibit significant changes in retinal microvasculature

March 11, 2019
When compared with patients with mild cognitive impairment and control subjects, patients with Alzheimer’s disease exhibited significantly…

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