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Gabapentin use linked to angle-closure glaucoma

January 29, 2020
Acute angle-closure glaucoma may be associated with the use of gabapentin prior to glaucoma diagnosis, according to a study conducted by the…
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Patient satisfaction high with PanOptix trifocal IOL

January 28, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Patients who received the newly approved PanOptix trifocal lens reported high levels of satisfaction with the technology…

MacuLogix introduces next generation of dark adaptation testing device

January 28, 2020
MacuLogix Inc. announced its next generation of dark adaptation functional testing with AdaptDx Pro guided by Theia to detect age-related macular…
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VIDEO: Expert argues for epi-off cross-linking

January 28, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Brandon Ayres, MD, discusses how using the FDA-approved epi-off corneal cross-linking procedure rather…
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VIDEO: AI-guided image analysis drives progress in ophthalmology

January 28, 2020
TREVISO, Italy — Why are reading centers, images and image analysis so important in ophthalmology? At the Retina 2020: New Trends meeting…

Exonate announces collaboration to develop retinal disease treatment

January 28, 2020
Exonate announced a collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceuticals to develop new eye drops to treat retinal vascular diseases. This program may improve…

Ocumension to develop, commercialize Dexycu in greater China region

January 28, 2020
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals and Ocumension Therapeutics have signed an exclusive license agreement for the development and commercialization of Dexycu…
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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…
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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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VIDEO: Intraoperative compounded medication use simplifies process for surgical staff

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, discusses the use of compounded medications for intraoperative use and how that…
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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