ProQR’s retinitis pigmentosa treatment gets orphan drug designation

November 21, 2019
QR-1123, a first-in-class investigational antisense oligonucleotide for the treatment of vision loss associated with autosomal dominant retinitis…

In the JournalsPerspective

OCT changes minimally related to visual acuity variation

November 21, 2019
Changes in central subfield thickness may account for only a low percentage of total variations in visual acuity changes, according to findings…

In the JournalsPerspective

Statin therapy linked to decreased risk of diabetic retinopathy

November 20, 2019
Statin therapy was shown to be associated with a decreased risk of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes and dyslipidemia, according…

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VIDEO: AI, deep learning rapidly evolving to real-world applications in diagnosing retinal disease

November 19, 2019
NEW YORK — At OSN New York 2019, Darius Moshfeghi, MD, discusses the progress being made around the world in research into artificial…

Meeting News

Patients with AMD can successfully self-operate OCT device at home

November 19, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with age-related macular degeneration could successfully self-operate an optical coherence tomography device at home…

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Luminate shows potential in dry AMD

November 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Risuteganib showed potential for the treatment of intermediate dry age-related macular degeneration, according to study results…

Chocolate study leads October retina news

November 14, 2019
Retina-related news on Healio/OSN in October included an FDA approval, study results and meeting news coverage. Here are the top five most-read…

Cedars-Sinai receives $10.5 million to study RP stem cell treatment

November 8, 2019
Cedars-Sinai researchers have received a $10.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to launch a clinical trial…

$17.2 million grant awarded to research Alzheimer’s connection with eye health

November 7, 2019
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $17.2 million grant to University of Washington School of Medicine assistant professor of ophthalmology…

Proper protection, treatment can reduce severity of sports eye injuries

November 6, 2019
On the court and in the field of play, the risk for sports-related eye injuries is prevalent. Knowing how to properly treat the injuries as well as…

In the Journals

Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant successful for refractory macular holes

November 4, 2019
Autologous neurosensory retinal transplant surgery proved successful in closing refractory macular holes and also improving vision in some cases. A…

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VIDEO: Effects of Iluvien reimplantation in patients with DME

November 2, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Matthew Manry, MD, discusses his poster presentation on the findings of…

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VIDEO: Treating DME globally

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Caesar K. Luo, MD, FACS, discusses global safety signals in the use of…

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Ziv-aflibercept may be safe, less expensive alternative to other anti-VEGF treatments

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Ziv-aflibercept could be an effective and cost-reducing alternative to traditional anti-VEGF therapies in the treatment of…

Severe sleep apnea associated with DME

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Severe obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with more severe diabetic macular edema, leading to refractory DME, according…

Zimura phase 2b trial results positive in geographic atrophy secondary to dry AMD

October 28, 2019
Zimura, a complement factor C5 inhibitor, reduced geographic atrophy growth in a phase 2b clinical trial, according to a press release from Iveric…

Dosing underway in third cohort of OPTIC trial of ADVM-022

October 25, 2019
The first patient has been dosed in the third cohort of the OPTIC phase 1 clinical trial of ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene therapy for the treatment…

Aerie completes enrollment in phase 2 trial of AR-1105

October 25, 2019
Enrollment is complete in a phase 2 clinical trial of AR-1105 for the treatment of macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion, Aerie…

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VIDEO: Spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome model developed

October 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD, gives an update on terrestrial research efforts to…

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Machine learning may detect retinal changes before diabetic retinopathy

Primary Care Optometry News, December 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Machine learning may have the potential to detect changes in the retinal structure before a patient with diabetes develops…