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OCT-Leakage maps identify location of retinal, subretinal fluid

June 27, 2017

In a prospective cohort series, OCT-Leakage maps were able to identify the location and amount of retinal and subretinal fluid in eyes with a variety of retinal diseases.

Researchers analyzed 12 eyes with retinal edema from various retinal diseases. These eyes were compared with 41 eyes of 24 healthy controls.

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of health care offered in…
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Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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VIDEO: Private equity to have 'significant impact' on ophthalmology

June 27, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, discusses the impact that private equity will have on ophthalmology…
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FDA releases plan to expedite, promote generic drug development

June 27, 2017
As part of its effort to increase competition in the prescription drug market, the FDA released a list of drugs that are off-patent and off-exclusivity without approved…
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Clinical Science

Comparison of Ranibizumab and Bevacizumab for Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusions in Routine Clinical Practice

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
To determine outcomes of intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) (Lucentis; Genentech, South San Francisco, CA) versus…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. At present, pharmacotherapy…
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VIDEO: Mitro updates Roclatan studies, Aerie financing

June 26, 2017
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