Meeting News

Genetic testing may improve patient screening for refractive surgery

January 27, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Genetic testing can identify loci and genes for inherited eye diseases and can help improve screening processes to identify…
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Zimura shows promise in treatment of geographic atrophy in AMD

January 27, 2020
Complement C5 is a viable target for inhibition to potentially prevent or slow retinal pigment epithelial cell death in patients with geographic…
In the Journals

U.S. optometrists report barriers in low vision care

January 27, 2020
Optometrists in the U.S. report barriers for referring patients with mild visual loss to low vision rehabilitation, according to survey results…

Ocuphire licenses oral drug candidate for retinal diseases

January 27, 2020
Ocuphire Pharma entered into an agreement with Apexian Pharmaceuticals for a worldwide sublicense for Apexian’s Ref-1 inhibitor program…
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VIDEO: Yeu shares pearls for addressing brunescent cataract

January 26, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses her tips for removing a brunescent cataract.
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VIDEO: Enhanced friction improves rotational stability of toric IOL

January 25, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD, discusses his early experience using the new Tecnis toric II (ZCU…
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Research underway to compare intracameral vs. topical moxifloxacin for endophthalmitis prophylaxis

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Despite mounting research, there is no FDA approved intracameral antibiotic for cataract surgery prophylaxis of infection in…
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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

Mojo Vision initiates development of smart contact lens with zoom feature

January 24, 2020
Mojo Vision announced it is initiating development of the Mojo Lens, a smart contact lens with a built-in computing display. Additionally, the…
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VIDEO: Berdahl shares benefits of compounded medicines

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses the benefits of compounded medications that are unique to ophthalmology…
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VIDEO: Goniotomy a good IOP-lowering option in different situations

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Jella An, MD, discusses how she has incorporated the Kahook Dual Blade (New World Medical) goniotomy…
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Retina specialists ‘uniquely qualified’ to manage uveitis

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Retina specialists are “uniquely qualified and skilled” to care for patients with uveitis, Sunil K. Srivastava
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VIDEO: How to manage wet AMD with concomitant retinal conditions

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Retina 2020, Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA, discusses how ophthalmologists should treat patients who have wet AMD along with…
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VIDEO: Leyngold touts corneal neurotization for neurotrophic keratopathy

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Ilya M. Leyngold, MD, discusses how his team has been using a corneal neurotization technique to restore…
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VIDEO: Ophthalmologists need to be aware of NMO

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Andrew G. Lee, MD, discusses how ophthalmologists need to be able to identify neuromyelitis optica, or…
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Voretigene neparvovec will ‘pave the way’ for more gene therapy treatments

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii —Voretigene neparvovec benefits patients with Leber congenital amaurosis and may help advance future gene therapies, according to…
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Ophthalmic genetics pioneer wins Corboy award

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — An ophthalmologist whose life’s work has led to advancements in the field of genetic eye disease was honored here at…

Diagnose dry eye to ensure successful contact lens wear

January 23, 2020
by Stacy Zubkousky, OD, FSLS Incorporating dry eye diagnostic testing is vital for a successful contact lens practice. Evaluating the type and…

Editas reports advances in CRISPR development

January 23, 2020
Editas Medicine is on track to “make history” with the enrollment of its in vivo CRISPR genome-editing technology clinical trial, CEO…
Guest Editorial

Refresh your practice

January 23, 2020
In this guest editorial, Wayne B. Jonas, MD, the executive director of Samueli