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Treat-and-extend comparable to monthly injections in AMD

September 22, 2017

A multicenter 12-month phase 3b study showed that treat-and-extend administration of ranibizumab is “statistically noninferior and clinically comparable” with monthly treatment in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

The TREND study recruited 650 treatment-naïve patients with active choroidal neovascularization secondary to AMD in 90 centers across 18 countries, randomly assigned to treat-and-extend or monthly ranibizumab 0.5 mg.

European Commission approves Actemra/RoActemra for giant cell arteritis

September 22, 2017
Actemra/RoActemra has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of giant cell arteritis, according to a Roche press release. The anti-IL-6 receptor…

Gurman says, ‘Our voice is their voice’ in explaining the importance of physician advocacy

September 22, 2017
At a time when the state of health care is in flux, it is critical that physicians engage in the national debate by telling their stories and those of their patients to…

AAO recommends shingles vaccine at 50 years

September 22, 2017
A shingles vaccine is now recommended for individuals aged 50 years and older, 10 years younger than a previous recommendation, according to the American Academy of…
In the Journals

Elevated IOP, glaucoma complications of herpetic anterior uveitis

September 22, 2017
A study confirmed that elevated IOP and secondary glaucoma are frequent complications of herpetic anterior uveitis and that the number of IOP peaks is correlated with…
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Clinical Science

Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess the Effectiveness of Intravitreal Injections of Bevacizumab, Triamcinolone, or Their Combination in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2017, Volume 48 Issue 9
To evaluate the efficacy of combined bevacizumab-triamcinolone intravitreal injection in the treatment of diabetic…
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CME

Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

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VIDEO: Pearls for filler injections

August 17, 2017
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