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Study explores neuroprotection for acute optic nerve injury

Study explores neuroprotection for acute optic nerve injury
December 15, 2017

QPI-1007 is being investigated for providing neuroprotection against nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, which has no standard treatment and is a leading cause of sudden optic nerve-related vision loss in individuals older than 50 years.

Study director, Neil R. Miller, MD, told Primary Care Optometry News in an interview that QPI-1007 could have quite an impact on patients who are typically told that nothing can be done for them.

Ohr Pharmaceutical reports net loss for fiscal year

December 15, 2017
Ohr Pharmaceutical reported a net loss of $23.8 million, or $0.53 per share, for its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 compared with a net loss of $25.8 million, or $0.82…
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Newly designed method based on deep learning can detect macular fluid

December 15, 2017
An automated method based on deep learning to identify and quantify intraretinal cystoid fluid and subretinal fluid is an accurate digital analysis tool. Researchers…
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Cataract surgery significantly reduces falls in elderly

December 15, 2017
First-eye cataract surgery was found to be associated with a 33% reduction of falls in older adults, suggesting that efficient services for early cataract management…

TearLab posts third quarter loss

December 15, 2017
TearLab reported a net loss of $3.8 million, or $0.67 per share, in the third quarter of 2017 compared with a net loss of $4 million, or $0.75 per share, in last…
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Scratching Beneath the Surface to Manage Ocular Surface Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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Cryopreserved amniotic membrane graft reduces recurrence after pterygium surgery

December 4, 2017
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