Aldeyra to stop noninfectious anterior uveitis program

June 25, 2019
Aldeyra intends to discontinue its noninfectious anterior uveitis program after no primary or secondary endpoints were achieved in the SOLACE trial. …
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: New technology helps expand clinical findings in glaucoma

June 25, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Mohammed Rafieetary, OD, said he presented a case here at Optometry’s Meeting in which the Glaucoma Module Premium Edition…
Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Same rate of sleep apnea seen in those with, without glaucoma

June 25, 2019
Researchers found no evidence of a relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and primary open angle glaucoma. As a result, they do not recommend…
Perspective

AbbVie to acquire Allergan for $63 billion

June 25, 2019
Allergan will be acquired by AbbVie for approximately $63 billion in cash and stock, the two companies announced in a press release. Under a…

OCTANe’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit fosters business, collaborations

June 25, 2019
OCTANe’s sixth annual Ophthalmology Technology Summit will feature presentations from four LaunchPad SBDC companies, according to a press…
In the Journals

Optimal dose of potential IOP-lowering agent demonstrated

June 24, 2019
Three randomized, multicenter, phase 2 studies demonstrated the efficacy and safety of omidenepag isopropyl as an alternative method to lower IOP…
Breaking News

Trump issues executive order to make health care costs more affordable, transparent

June 24, 2019
President Donald J. Trump issued what he called a “groundbreaking” executive order Monday afternoon that seeks to make certain health…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: RightEye tests teens in USA Baseball

June 24, 2019
ST. LOUIS – RightEye announced an extension of its partnership with USA Baseball here at Optometry’s Meeting. RightEye President Barbara

Zeiss invests in MicroOptx

June 24, 2019
Carl Zeiss Meditec has invested in MicroOptx Inc., becoming a shareholder in the Minneapolis-based company, according to a press release. MicroOptx…
In the JournalsPerspective

Identifying visual effects of stroke essential to early intervention

June 24, 2019
More than half of all stroke survivors have problems with visual acuity. Vision screening and full visual assessment detected these issues within 5…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Updates on new steroid delivery platforms

June 24, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, discusses new systems for delivery of steroids for treatment of…
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VIDEO: New drug delivery platforms for glaucoma

June 23, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, presents an overview of the latest advances in sustained…

New online video library compiles old and new surgical videos

June 22, 2019
Lucio Buratto, MD, presents “okyo.eu,” an open-access online video library collection of ophthalmic videos that is dynamically open to…
Meeting News

Telemedicine platform allows clinicians to enhance care for their patients

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – EyeCareLive offers a telemedicine platform to optometrists and ophthalmologists to strengthen an existing doctor-patient…
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VIDEO: Device and technique updates in MIGS

June 21, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, discusses the latest advancements in MIGS, reviewing the…
Meeting News

New AOA president to focus on advancing optometry, improving care

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Barbara L. Horn, OD, who practices in South Carolina, will be inducted as the 2019-2020 American Optometric Association president…
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VIDEO: Contact lens type determines post cross-linking fitting schedule

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Clinicians should consider the keratoconus patient’s priorities, whether it be comfort or ease of handling, when choosing a…
Meeting News

Report predicts $4.6 billion savings with expanded OD scope of practice

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – The American Optometric Association presented findings of a report that identified $4.6 billion in annual systemwide savings as a…
FDA News

FDA approves Dextenza for treatment of ocular inflammation

June 21, 2019
Dextenza, the first FDA-approved intracanalicular insert for the treatment of postoperative ocular pain, is now also approved for the treatment of…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Alcon showcases contact lens innovations

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Alcon Vision Care general manager Sean Clark said the company is highlighting a number of innovations here at Optometry’s…