In the Journals

Once-daily netarsudil noninferior to twice-daily timolol in phase 3 study

August 21, 2019
Once-daily netarsudil was noninferior to twice-daily timolol for IOP-lowering efficacy in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension…
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Spectacle wear increases due to vision correction, decreases due to bullying

August 21, 2019
Adherence to spectacle wear is higher in students with poor presenting visual acuity and greater improvement in visual acuity with correction…

Graybug Vision completes Series C financing

August 21, 2019
Graybug Vision has closed $80 million in Series C financing, which will be used to advance its pan-VEGF inhibitor GB-102 into phase 2 studies and its…
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One health system’s experience relevant to looming price transparency rule

August 21, 2019
The Trump administration’s ongoing effort to lower health care costs and increase transparency resumes later this summer when HHS is expected…

Omeros posts lower net loss in second quarter

August 21, 2019
Omeros reported a second quarter net loss of $14.5 million, or $0.29 per share, compared with a net loss of $33.7 million, or $0.70 per share, in…

Alcon launches daily disposable contact lens in new material

August 20, 2019
Alcon announced the September launch of Precision1 daily disposable contact lenses, which the company said were designed to provide long-lasting…

Aerie begins trial of sustained release drug for retinal disease

August 20, 2019
Aerie Pharmaceuticals has initiated a clinical trial of AR-13503, a sustained release implant, for treatment of neovascular age-related macular…

CooperVision urges FTC to protect patients, competition in Contact Lens Rule

August 20, 2019
CooperVision asked the Federal Trade Commission to consider patient safety, the eye care provider’s expertise, stronger enforcement and the use…
In the Journals

Sutureless dacryocystorhinostomy closure scars less than subcuticular technique

August 20, 2019
A sutureless wound closure technique led to less scarring and better cosmesis than subcuticular technique in external dacryocystorhinostomy…

Second Sight’s second quarter net loss increases

August 20, 2019
Second Sight Medical Products reported a net loss of $8.4 million, or $0.07 per share, for the second quarter of 2019 compared with a net loss of $8…

Wyanoke Group announces Healio rebranding

August 19, 2019
In an effort to improve the user experience for its health provider audiences, the Wyanoke Group is rebranding its live event, digital and publishing…
In the Journals

Poor acuity linked to vision-related symptoms in dry eye

August 19, 2019
Poor visual acuity rather than contrast sensitivity promotes vision-related symptoms in dry eye, according to a recent study published in Optometry
In the Journals

Tumor reduction sustained with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy

August 19, 2019
Lesion reduction was sustained and visual function improved in eyes treated with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for cavernous venous…

Optometry Giving Sight announces 2019 World Sight Day Challenge

August 19, 2019
Optometry Giving Sight recently announced the launch of its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge. This campaign was created to…
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VIDEO: Analytical data may help predict, prevent vision loss

August 19, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting, Daniela Ferrara, MD, MSc, PhD, discusses the use of advanced analytics in the…
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Analysts debate Senate drug pricing bill’s likelihood of making an impact

August 19, 2019
The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, introduced last month by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member…

Glaukos reports second quarter net loss

August 19, 2019
Glaukos reported a net loss of $6.3 million, or $0.17 per share, for the second quarter of 2019 compared with a net loss of $5.4 million, or $0.15…

Eylea prefilled syringe approval leads weekly ophthalmology headlines

August 18, 2019
Here are some of the recent top stories on Healio.com/OSN:

Five FDA ophthalmology updates you might have missed

August 17, 2019
The FDA has issued multiple approvals and denials of drugs, formulations and devices over the past month. Here are five recent ophthalmology-related…
In the Journals

Women in ophthalmic research see career inequalities

August 16, 2019
The integration of women authorship in ophthalmic research is comparable to that of other medical specialties, but overall women authors are…