Vyzulta approved in Mexico

January 13, 2020
Vyzulta has been approved in Mexico for the reduction of IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension, Nicox announced in a press…

2020 AAO president begins term

January 13, 2020
Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD, the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2020 president, has begun her term, according to a press release. Coleman…

ICYMI: Last week’s leading headlines

January 12, 2020
Keep up to date with the big news in ophthalmology. Here are some important stories you might have missed on Healio.com/OSN from the past week:
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VIDEO: Management of toric IOL surprises

January 11, 2020
NEW YORK — During a presentation at OSN New York 2019, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses how to handle refractive surprises in the operating room…
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Ranibizumab treat-and-extend as effective as monthly injections in wet AMD

January 10, 2020
The CANTREAT trial found a treat-and-extend strategy with ranibizumab for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration was not worse…

Tarsus raises $60 million in Series B financing

January 10, 2020
Tarsus Pharmaceuticals announced the completion of $60 million in Series B financing that will be used to initiate a phase 2b/3 trial of topical…

AGTC’s retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy candidate shows positive 6-month results

January 10, 2020
An adeno-associated virus-based gene therapy improved visual function in patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa 6 months after dosing, Applied…

Myopia institute forms task forces for deeper investigation

January 10, 2020
The International Myopia Institute has formed task forces to follow up its research released in a series of white papers in 2019 and reinforced…

Eyevensys closes on $30 million Series B financing

January 10, 2020
Eyevensys, a Paris-based biotechnology company, has closed a round of $30 million in Series B financing intended for development of EYS606 for the…
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BLOG: Why my practice has evolved toward a personalized vision approach

January 9, 2020
Although we have enjoyed great success with bilateral extended depth of focus IOLs in patients who want spectacle independence after cataract…

Aerpio’s AKB-9778 as adjunct reduces IOP in phase 1b trial

January 9, 2020
A topical ocular formulation of AKB-9778 given as an adjunctive therapy reduced IOP and was well tolerated in patients with ocular hypertension or…

VisionWatch report shows increase in vision care industry

January 9, 2020
The vision care market generated $43.39 billion in retail revenues in the year ending September 2019, according to VisionWatch, a survey conducted by…
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VIDEO: Combining MIGS for best outcomes

January 9, 2020
NEW YORK — Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, discusses combining MIGS and medication and the possibility of combining MIGS procedures in the future…

SECO 20/20 expands advanced learning methods at annual conference

January 9, 2020
SECO 20/20 will launch new and diverse methods for idea sharing at its 2020 annual conference. These enhanced methods include the addition of new…
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CPT codes available for Notal Vision’s home OCT system

January 9, 2020
Three new Category III codes have been established for Notal Vision’s home OCT system by the American Medical Association’s CPT Editorial…
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Researchers identify ways to improve physician-patient visits

January 9, 2020
Findings of a mixed methods study in JAMA identified five ways to improve patient-physician visits: prepare for a meaningful interaction, listen…

Allysta doses first patient in phase 1/2a dry eye trial

January 8, 2020
The first patient has been dosed in a phase 1/2a trial of ALY688, a dry eye treatment candidate, Allysta Pharmaceuticals announced in a press…
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BLOG: How temperature affects concussion recovery

January 8, 2020
by W. Dalton Dietrich III , PhD I’ve been researching the role of mild hypothermia and hyperthermia on health outcomes…
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BLOG: Grow your practice by treating dry eye

January 8, 2020
Treating dry eye is an opportunity to grow your practice, both in numbers and in revenue. As optometrists, we are the primary gatekeepers for our…

AOA encourages employers to endorse eye exams in 2020 program

January 8, 2020
The American Optometric Association is calling upon U.S. companies to join its 2020 Employer Pledge program by supporting annual comprehensive eye…