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Direct-to-consumer genetic database used to identify AMD variants

July 29, 2019
CHICAGO — Researchers used a direct-to-consumer genetic testing service to identify patients with CFH Y402H and ARMS2 A69S alleles, the…

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Temporal inverted ILM flap technique improves macular hole repair in wet or dry AMD eyes

July 29, 2019
CHICAGO — Patients coexisting with dry or wet age-related macular degeneration and macular holes experienced improved vision, anatomic and…

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New technique for challenging macular holes shows promise

July 29, 2019
CHICAGO — Combining techniques of covering or filling larger macular holes with internal limiting membrane scaffolding and draining fluid from…

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VIDEO: Consensus reached to classify widefield, ultra-widefield retinal imaging

July 28, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting, Netan Choudhry, MD, FRCSC, DABO, discusses how the International Widefield…

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Biosynthetic RPE monolayer for advanced dry AMD feasible, well-tolerated

July 28, 2019
CHICAGO — It is feasible and safe to surgically implant an investigational human embryonic stem cell derived RPE monolayer on an ultrathin…

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Novel anti-VEGF antibody biopolymer conjugate safe, effective in early phase 1b results

July 27, 2019
CHICAGO — Multiple intravitreal administrations of KSI-301, a novel anti-VEGF antibody biopolymer conjugate, improved best corrected visual…

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At 2 years, aflibercept injections did not impact CNV conversion rates

July 27, 2019
CHICAGO — The 24-month results of the PRO-CON study did not demonstrate a benefit of intravitreal aflibercept injection as prophylaxis against…

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VIDEO: Risuteganib meets primary outcome in phase 2 study for intermediate, dry AMD

July 27, 2019
CHICAGO — At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting, Peter K. Kaiser, MD, of the Cole Eye Institute at the Cleveland Clinic,

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Vision health associated with cognitive health

July 26, 2019
Vision and eye health are critical components of aging and consequently influence cognitive health, Bonnielin Swenor, PhD, MPH, of the Wilmer Eye…

Gene therapy promising treatment for patients with achromatopsia

July 25, 2019
by Laura Windsor, OD, FAAO Gene therapy trials are underway to improve the vision of patients with achromatopsia, a rare inherited retinal…

CMS issues permanent J-code for Yutiq

July 25, 2019
The CMS has assigned a specific and permanent reimbursement J-code for Yutiq, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals announced in a press release. Yutiq…

Bausch + Lomb introduces FreeFlow infusion system

July 24, 2019
Bausch + Lomb has launched the FreeFlow infusion system for retina surgery, according to a press release. The FreeFlow system allows for a higher…

Third group enrolled in phase 1/2 trial of achromatopsia treatment candidate

July 24, 2019
Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation has completed enrollment in the third group of a dose escalation portion of a phase 1/2 trial of its…

Five articles to read for Graves’ disease awareness month

July 22, 2019
Oculoplastic surgeons have been frustrated watching their patients with thyroid eye disease in active phase and not having an FDA-approved drug to…

Bausch + Lomb introduces 23-gauge Bi-Blade cutter

July 22, 2019
Bausch + Lomb has introduced a new 23-gauge Bi-Blade dual port vitrectomy cutter for the Stellaris Elite vision enhancement system, the company…

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VIDEO: Techniques for the treatment of lens dislocation

July 18, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, provided insight on techniques and considerations when handling…

Enrollment complete in trial of Port Delivery System with ranibizumab

July 17, 2019
Patient enrollment has been completed in a phase 3 trial of the Port Delivery System with ranibizumab for wet age-related macular degeneration…

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VIDEO: The dos and don'ts of anterior vitrectomy

July 16, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Steve Charles, MD, discussed the dos and don’ts of anterior vitrectomy as well as…

New Ocuvite formulation targets macula

July 15, 2019
Bausch + Lomb announced the U.S. launch of Ocuvite Eye Performance, an ocular supplement containing high levels of seven nutrients to strengthen the…

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VIDEO: Management of dislocated lens material during surgery

July 14, 2019
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, Steve Charles, MD, provides insight on managing dislocated lens material caused by the…