In the Journals

Valproic acid worse than placebo as treatment for retinitis pigmentosa

October 15, 2018
In a prospective trial, patients treated with oral valproic acid for autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa had worse visual field outcomes than…
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VIDEO: Ocular Therapeutix updates product pipeline

October 14, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Antony Mattessich, CEO of Ocular Therapeutix, discusses progress toward approval of the dexamethasone…
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VIDEO: Lee discusses hot topics from Facial Aesthetics New York

October 13, 2018
NEW YORK — From Facial Aesthetics New York 2018, course director Wendy W. Lee, MD, discusses some hot topics and techniques that came out of…
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VIDEO: Tips for selecting best premium IOL for cataract surgery

October 12, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses his pearls for selecting the best premium IOLs to use in cataract surgery.

BLOG: Putting the ‘me’ in the treatment of CME

October 12, 2018
One of the more frequent cataract postop complications, cystoid macular edema, requires prompt detection and management for restorative visual…

Refractive Surgery Council launches ‘RSC Verified’ patient education program

October 12, 2018
A new program aimed at educating patients has been launched by the Refractive Surgery Council, according to a press release. The RSC Verified program…

NIH specialist: Multifactorial nature of dry eye is most challenging

October 12, 2018
Ophthalmologist Janine Austin Clayton, MD, spoke with Primary Care Optometry News about the review article she developed to assist clinicians in…
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Cube expands Vmax refraction station capabilities

October 12, 2018
LAS VEGAS – Vmax Vision Inc. launched the Cube, a technology intended for use in conjunction with the company’s VASR refraction system…

Alcon adds to surgical portfolio

October 12, 2018
Alcon has added a range of mydriatic, cycloplegic, diagnostic and anesthetic ophthalmic surgical products, according to a press release. These…
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VIDEO: CXL opens new ways to treatment of myopia

October 12, 2018
VIENNA — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Anders Behndig, MD, speaks about a new treatment option for
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VIDEO: Keys to optimize ocular surface before cataract surgery

October 11, 2018
NEW YORK — From OSN New York 2018, Darrell White, MD, discusses his keys to optimize the ocular surface before cataract surgery, especially in…
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VIDEO: Clinician tests dark adaptation in all older patients

October 11, 2018
LAS VEGAS – Jeff Gerson, OD, said here at Vision Expo West that he tests the dark adaptation of every patient in his practice older than 60…

Enrollment complete in Zimura trial for geographic atrophy

October 11, 2018
Patient recruitment is complete for a phase 2b clinical trial of Zimura monotherapy for geographic atrophy secondary to dry age-related macular…

Trump administration says it's ending ACA ‘sabotage,’ experts say it comes at great risk to patients

October 11, 2018
The average premium for the second lowest cost silver health insurance plans — the one used to determine final premium tax credits — will…

Major ophthalmic companies launch campaigns for World Sight Day

October 11, 2018
Johnson & Johnson Vision, ABB Optical Group and Essilor of America are three of the companies participating in World Sight Day, a day dedicated…
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VIDEO: Research investigates impact of Bowman's layer on corneal biomechanics

October 11, 2018
VIENNA — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Emilio Torres, MD, speaks about his research on the role of

California congressional members join fight against contact lens prescription release form

October 11, 2018
Thirty-one members of Congress from California have joined other legislators opposing the FTC proposal mandating that contact lens prescribers…
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VIDEO: New research might overcome corneal thickness limitations for CXL treatment

October 10, 2018
VIENNA — At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD, speaks about a new way of cross-linking

Optometry Giving Sight organizes World Sight Day Challenge

October 10, 2018
Optometry Giving Sight has helped organize a global campaign that brings together leading optical companies to raise money and awareness through the…

Nightstar’s gene therapy for X-linked retinitis pigmentosa shows positive early results

October 10, 2018
NSR-RPGR, a gene therapy treatment for X-linked retinitis pigmentosa, showed positive preliminary results in a phase 1/2 dose-escalation study…