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

October 24, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Machine learning may have the potential to detect changes in the retinal structure before a patient with diabetes develops…

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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…

Bausch Health licenses Clearside’s Xipere for macular edema associated with uveitis

October 24, 2019
Bausch Health has acquired an exclusive license for Clearside Biomedical’s Xipere, according to a press release. Xipere (triamcinolone…

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AI could assist in early detection of diabetic retinopathy

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence eye screening system showed high sensitivity and high specificity for diabetic retinopathy…

ProQR announces rare pediatric disease designation, phase 1/2 results for sepofarsen

October 23, 2019
Sepofarsen has received rare pediatric disease designation from the FDA for the treatment of Leber’s congenital amaurosis 10, according to a…

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VIDEO: How less aggressive treatment affects diabetic retinopathy severity scores

October 22, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Roger A. Goldberg, MD, discusses the findings from a study regarding the…

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VIDEO: How to affect care in retina patients

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Daniela Ferrara, MD, MSc, PhD, senior medical director for Genentech/Roche…

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Young adults with obstructive sleep apnea may be at higher risk for glaucoma

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Young adults with obstructive sleep apnea may experience preclinical thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer and could be at…

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Bilateral visual acuity gains reported in phase 3 trial of LHON gene therapy treatment

October 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A gene therapy treatment candidate for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy bilaterally improved best corrected visual acuity…

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Blind patients implanted with Orion visual cortical prosthesis system reported functional improvements

October 17, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Blind patients with no or bare light perception implanted with a visual cortical prosthesis have been able to perceive…

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Hydroxychloroquine blood levels predict retinopathy in SLE

October 17, 2019
Increased hydroxychloroquine blood levels can be used to predict later hydroxychloroquine retinopathy, according to findings published in Arthritis

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PanOptica cites biological response for anti-VEGF eye drop

October 16, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In topline results of a phase 1/2 trial of PAN-90806 presented at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at the American Academy…

Reflections on early detection of AMD

Primary Care Optometry News, October 2019
Joseph Hallak, OD, PhD, FAAO
In the last a few decades there has been a flurry of newer tests trying to build on some physiological properties of vision. The goal is to predict…

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Patient with diabetes has reduced vision

Primary Care Optometry News, October 2019
Megan Chee, OD; Nate Lighthizer, OD, FAAO
A 63-year-old Native American female was referred to the electrodiagnostics clinic for an OCT, ERG and visual-evoked potential, if needed, due to the…

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AREDS2 formulation, Mediterranean diet and deep learning may improve diagnosis, treatment of AMD

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —The AREDS2 formulation and a Mediterranean diet, especially fish, can help reduce the risk for patient progression to advanced…

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Novel anti-VEGF yields ‘strong’ efficacy results in phase 1b trial

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The phase 1b study of KSI-301, a novel anti-VEGF antibody polymer, improved best corrected visual acuity, and showed strong…

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Shorter duration of macular detachment may improve visual acuity

October 14, 2019
Patients may experience better visual acuity if the duration of macular detachment is shortened to 3 days or less, according to a study conducted by…