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Kahook, Samuelson debate MIGS procedures with phaco

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Excisional goniotomy is just as safe and effective as device procedures for the treatment of mild-to-moderate glaucoma, Malik

Aerie’s Ireland facility for Rocklatan production approved

January 21, 2020
The FDA has approved a facility in Athlone, Ireland, for production of Rocklatan for the U.S. market, Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced in a press…

In the JournalsPerspective

Original, generic PGAs show no significant difference in IOP, tolerability

January 20, 2020
No significant difference was seen in efficacy and safety of prostaglandin analogues when comparing original and generics, according to a systematic…

Vyzulta approved in Hong Kong, Argentina

January 20, 2020
Regulatory bodies in Hong Kong and Argentina have approved Vyzulta for the reduction of IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular…

In the JournalsPerspective

Study finds prostaglandins change ocular surface

January 16, 2020
The ocular surface was found to change in patients treated with prostaglandin analogues, according to a literature review published in the Journal of

In the JournalsPerspective

OCTA of choroidal microvasculature may facilitate glaucoma diagnoses

January 15, 2020
The use of OCT angiography in examining choroidal microvasculature may expedite glaucoma diagnoses in highly myopic eyes, according to findings…

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Santen plans entry in US glaucoma market

January 14, 2020
Santen plans to break into the U.S. glaucoma market in 2020 with the introduction of the DE-128 microshunt, according to a speaker at the 38th annual…

In the JournalsPerspective

Smartphone tonometer provides reliable preliminary IOP

January 14, 2020
Calculating preliminary IOP using a smartphone-based tonometer yielded similar results compared with other tonometers, according to findings…

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New glaucoma therapies provide options for patients on multiple agents

January 13, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – Fixed combination therapies, new single agents with targeted mechanisms of action, laser surgery and future sustained release…

Vyzulta approved in Mexico

January 13, 2020
Vyzulta has been approved in Mexico for the reduction of IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, Nicox announced in a press…

ICYMI: Last week’s leading headlines

January 12, 2020
Keep up to date with the big news in ophthalmology. Here are some important stories you might have missed on Healio.com/OSN from the past week:

Aerpio’s AKB-9778 as adjunct reduces IOP in phase 1b trial

January 9, 2020
A topical ocular formulation of AKB-9778 given as an adjunctive therapy reduced IOP and was well tolerated in patients with ocular hypertension or…

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VIDEO: Combining MIGS for best outcomes

January 9, 2020
NEW YORK — Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, discusses combining MIGS and medication and the possibility of combining MIGS procedures in the future…

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VIDEO: Stents, trabs and tubes: Which procedure and when?

January 8, 2020
NEW YORK — During his presentation at OSN New York 2019, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, discusses surgical treatment options for glaucoma and when…

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VIDEO: Should SLT be the preferred first-line treatment?

January 7, 2020
NEW YORK — In her presentation at OSN New York 2019, Valerie Trubnik, MD, FACS, discusses results of the LiGHT trial, which compared selective…

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VIDEO: New drugs will change glaucoma management

January 7, 2020
NEW YORK — During his presentation at OSN New York 2019, Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA, discusses pharmacological treatment options for glaucoma…

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VIDEO: OCT: What should I image –NFL, ganglion cell or both?

January 6, 2020
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Joel S. Schuman, MD, FACS, discusses the use of OCT for glaucoma. Monitoring the ganglion cell layer, the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Needling revision beneficial after Xen implantation

January 3, 2020
Patients with elevated IOP due to either a fibrotic or shallow bleb or increased vascularity after Xen gel stent implantation experienced a mean…

Ophthalmology’s top five FDA approvals of 2019

January 3, 2020
Ophthalmology’s armamentarium in the United States grew in 2019 with FDA approvals in retina and glaucoma treatment, as well as an approval for…

A look at 20 important ophthalmology articles of the past decade

January 2, 2020
As a new decade begins, Healio.com/OSN looks back at some of our biggest stories in the past 10 years. Over the years, ophthalmology has evolved to…