In the JournalsPerspective

Original, generic PGAs show no significant difference in IOP, tolerability

January 20, 2020
No significant difference was seen in efficacy and safety of prostaglandin analogues when comparing original and generics, according to a systematic…

In the JournalsPerspective

Study finds prostaglandins change ocular surface

January 16, 2020
The ocular surface was found to change in patients treated with prostaglandin analogues, according to a literature review published in the Journal of

Meeting News

New glaucoma therapies provide options for patients on multiple agents

January 13, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – Fixed combination therapies, new single agents with targeted mechanisms of action, laser surgery and future sustained release…

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VIDEO: Prescribe opioids when appropriate

December 11, 2019
NEPTUNE, N.J. – Patients should not needlessly suffer, but optometrists have tools to help them first determine whether a patient is…

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VIDEO: New agent reduces hyperemia in dry eye disease

November 25, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Kala Pharmaceuticals’ KPI-121 0.25% significantly and rapidly reduced conjunctival hyperemia in three clinical trials…

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: Eyevance co-founder highlights recent activities

November 8, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Eyevance Pharmaceuticals has completed seven transactions over the last 2 years that have resulted in the company bringing 10…

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VIDEO: 4-doctor team outlines the year’s advances in eye care

October 25, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Jacob Lang, OD, FAAO; Mark Buboltz, OD, FAAO; Jaclyn Garlich, OD, FAAO; and Roya Habibi, OD, FAAO, FSLS, shared some of the…

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Povidone-iodine improves signs, symptoms of viral conjunctivitis

October 23, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – A single in-office dose of 5% povidone-iodine in patients who tested positive for adenoviral conjunctivitis resulted in an…

Sun Pharma launches Cequa for dry eye

October 15, 2019
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries announced the U.S. launch of Cequa, a topical ophthalmic treatment indicated to increase tear production in patients…

Prescribing database available for ocular disease treatment

October 9, 2019
EyeMedsNow is a new comprehensive database with pharmaceutical information targeted to eye doctors. Eye care professionals (ECPs) can access this…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Netarsudil, latanoprost together more effective for glaucoma than separately

October 1, 2019
The combination of netarsudil and latanoprost proved to be superior in treating glaucoma compared with the use of the two drugs by themselves…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

GATT lowers IOP in steroid-induced glaucoma patients

September 30, 2019
Gonioscopy-assisted transluminal trabeculotomy effectively decreases IOP and medication burden in patients with steroid-induced glaucoma, a recent…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

High cholesterol levels increase risk of primary open-angle glaucoma

August 28, 2019
High serum cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk for primary open-angle glaucoma, while 5 or more years of statin use decrease the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Cyclosporine-chondroitin improves dry eye signs, symptoms in ongoing trial

August 13, 2019
Preliminary study results show significant improvement in dry eye questionnaire scores, subjective symptoms and corneal staining in patients with…

Meeting News

Tivanisiran improves discomfort, hyperemia in patients with dry eye

August 2, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Results from phase 2 and phase 3 trials showed that tivanisiran 1.125% significantly improved ocular…

In the JournalsPerspective

DNase drops show promise in reducing dry eye symptoms

July 18, 2019
Recombinant deoxyribonuclease eye drops show potential in reducing both the signs and severity of dry eye in patients with severe tear-deficient dry…

In the JournalsPerspective

Gel eye drops containing hrDecorin reduce corneal scarring from keratitis

July 15, 2019
Researchers have shown that a novel eye drop can be used as a method of sustained delivery of antifibrotic drugs in patients with fibrosis associated…

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

New hypotensive agent shows good results in phase 2 studies

April 30, 2019
A new hypotensive agent that could potentially enrich the armamentarium of glaucoma medications showed efficacy and safety in phase 2 trials. …

Perspectives on GlaucomaPerspective

Trial supports SLT as first-line treatment for glaucoma, ocular hypertension

April 26, 2019
In a large 3-year trial, selective laser trabeculoplasty showed better control of IOP and better cost-effectiveness than eye drops as a first-line…