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No difference found in stroke type with or without anti-VEGFs

August 21, 2017
BOSTON — No differences in type or anatomic distribution of strokes were seen in patients who received intravitreal anti-VEGF injections…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

SS-OCT effective for detecting early glaucoma

August 21, 2017
Wide-field retinal nerve fiber layer maps using swept-source optical coherence tomography showed increased ability to detect signs of early glaucoma…

Trump signs FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law

August 21, 2017
President Donald J. Trump recently signed the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 into law. The

SightLife names new CEO

August 21, 2017
SightLife has named Claire Bonilla as its new CEO. Bonilla, who most recently served as the organization’s chief global officer, will also…

How to manage solar retinopathy caused by viewing the eclipse

August 21, 2017
Today, the U.S. is watching a total eclipse, and many may not be taking the necessary precautions for safe viewing. Jerome Sherman, OD
Meeting News

Reduced diabetic retinopathy severity can enhance functional vision

August 21, 2017
BOSTON — Ranibizumab treatment for diabetic retinopathy, with or without diabetic macular edema, may regress the severity of the retinopathy…

Researchers discover rosacea treatment pathway

August 21, 2017
Researchers have identified a potential pathway through which inflammation in rosacea might be treated. Anna Di Nardo, MD, PhD, associate…

PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Advances in glaucoma management blur the barriers between subspecialties

August 21, 2017
Glaucoma management has undergone significant advancements in recent years. New minimally invasive surgical options have become available, filling in…
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VIDEO: Wet lab on DMEK a highlight at WIO symposium

August 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO ― At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium here, Neda Shamie, MD, discusses the DMEK wet lab she instructed.
Meeting News

Zone, visual acuity affect outcomes after traumatic injury

August 18, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with low visual acuity at presentation for a traumatic eye injury tended to have worse vision at final follow-up and a higher…

How to view the eclipse safely

August 18, 2017
On Aug. 21, Americans will be able to observe a total eclipse for 2 to 3 hours in an approximately 70-mile-wide zone stretching from the Northwest to…

AGTC, Foundation Fighting Blindness form partnership

August 18, 2017
The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined Applied Genetics Technology Corporation in a partnership agreement to advance gene therapy research to…

Lighthouse Guild encourages eye exams during awareness month

August 18, 2017
Lighthouse Guild is reaching out to consumers for National Eye Exam Month to encourage them to get regular eye exams. “Early detection and…

Factors identified for Medicaid patients' use of health centers

August 18, 2017
Black or Hispanic race or having a significant financial need were factors identified with Medicaid patients seeking primary care at health centers…
Meeting News

Greater extent of edema associated with worse visual acuity

August 18, 2017
BOSTON — Patients with diabetic macular edema who experienced a greater extent of edema at 52 weeks post-ranibizumab treatment experienced…

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: What PCPs need to know

August 18, 2017
According to the organization Friends for Sight, thousands of children experience an eye injury annually, but 90% of these mishaps can be prevented…
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VIDEO: Teleophthalmology, AI set to improve health care delivery, outcomes

August 18, 2017
SAN DIEGO ― At the Women in Ophthalmology Summer Symposium here, Lama A. Al-Aswad, MD, MPH, discusses how teleophthalmology is being used to screen…

MacuLogix board develops AMD consensus paper

August 17, 2017
MacuLogix has announced the launch of an optometric advisory board tasked with documenting the standard of care for treating age-related macular…

FDA to grant ‘voluntary action indicated’ classification to B+L

August 17, 2017
The FDA will issue a “voluntary action indicated” inspection classification for Valeant’s Bausch + Lomb manufacturing plant in…
Meeting News

Fewer anti-VEGF injections needed over time

August 17, 2017
BOSTON — A real-world look at the treat-and-extend regimen of anti-VEGF agents for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration showed…
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