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Allergan’s patent deal with Native American tribe tops cornea news

September 24, 2017

Allergan’s announcement that it will transfer its patent for Restasis to a New York-based Native American tribe led the recent cornea-related news, with trial updates and drug commercialization deals also making headlines this month.

Here are five of the most recent cornea/external disease stories on Healio.com/OSN:

In the Journals

Boston keratoprosthesis complication rate high in children

September 23, 2017
Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis implantation in children was associated with a high complication rate, device failure and poor visual outcome in a retrospective case…
In the Journals

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”…

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…
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Clinical Science

Centrifugal Extension of Retinal Atrophy in Retinal Pigment Epithelium Tears Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, September 2017, Volume 48 Issue 9
To investigate the progression of retinal atrophy in patients with retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) tears secondary to…
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CME

Eye on an Enigma: New Mechanisms of Action in the Medical Management of Glaucoma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Glaucoma is currently the second leading cause of blindness throughout the world. The goal of glaucoma treatment is to…
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Resource Centers
American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

Video

VIDEO: Bowman layer transplantation

September 20, 2017
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