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Patents issued for SciFluor’s topical solution for retinal diseases

December 13, 2017

The European Patent Office has issued a patent for SF0166, a topical ophthalmic solution for retinal diseases, according to a press release from SciFluor Life Sciences.

SF0166, a potent and selective small molecule inhibitor of integrin alpha V beta 3, is in clinical development for both diabetic macular edema and neovascular age-related macular degeneration, the release said. It is delivered as an eye drop.

Nicox reports third quarter highlights

December 13, 2017
Nicox had cash and cash equivalents of 47.1 million euros as of Sept. 30 compared with 20.4 million euros as of June 30, according to a company press release. The…
In the Journals

No visual acuity improvement seen with dexamethasone in bacterial endophthalmitis after cataract surgery

December 12, 2017
Patients with suspected bacterial endophthalmitis after cataract surgery showed no visual acuity improvement with intravitreal dexamethasone in addition to intravitreal…

AMA: 4 out of 5 US physicians are cyberattack victims

December 12, 2017
Slightly more than 80% of U.S. physicians have experienced a type of cybersecurity attack, with the most common being phishing and computer viruses, according to a new…

Net neutrality repeal may diminish telemedicine access, harm small practices

December 12, 2017
A repeal of net neutrality as proposed by the Federal Communications Commission could lead to unintended and devastating consequences for physicians in small practices…
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The Use of Capsular Tension Rings to Reduce Refractive Shift in Patients With Implantation of Trifocal Intraocular Lenses

Journal of Refractive Surgery, December 2017, Volume 33 Issue 12
To determine whether use of a capsular tension ring (CTR) can increase refractive stability in patients with…
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EDUCATION FOR THE REFERRING EYE CARE SPECIALIST

Diagnosis and Treatment of Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization: Earlier is Better

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

This activity for comprehensive ophthalmologists and optometrists reviews the pathology and symptoms of mCNV; makes…
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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VIDEO: IRIS Registry study shows diabetic macular edema undertreated in US

November 29, 2017
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