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Debate, fluidity continues over repeal, replacement of ACA

July 27, 2017

The United States Senate is more than halfway through 20 hours of debate over the so-called “skinny repeal” bill that would start the process of eliminating the Affordable Care Act.

Though the bill is very fluid and mostly unknown at the time of this writing, certain components have risen for discussion.

FDA News

FDA clears Quantel for laser system to treat retinal diseases

July 27, 2017
The FDA has granted Quantel Medical 510(k) market clearance for the Easyret 577 nm yellow photocoagulator, which is used to treat certain forms of macular edema and…

Latest Iluvien data similar to trial results

July 27, 2017
Patients with chronic diabetic macular edema treated with an Iluvien implant experienced an average visual acuity increase from 51.9 letters at baseline to 57.2 letters…

Santen initiates phase 2a study of DE-122 for wet AMD

July 27, 2017
Santen has initiated a phase 2a clinical study of the efficacy and safety of intravitreal injections of DE-122 for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: The state of dry eye care, part 2

July 27, 2017
As we head into the summer months, I thought it would be helpful to take the pulse of our dry eye world and report on the state of the state, if you will. In part 1 I…
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Clinical Science

Early Focal Laser Photocoagulation in Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy: A Prospective, Randomized Study

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, July 2017, Volume 48 Issue 7
To evaluate the role of early focal laser photocoagulation in acute central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC). A total of…
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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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VIDEO: OCTANe OTS brings together Orange County's ophthalmology sector

June 29, 2017
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