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Friday, November 10, 2017 | Medical Studies

The Angiogenesis Foundation Releases White Paper for Improving Long-Term Patient Outcomes for Exudative AMD

The Angiogenesis Foundation announced the release of the white paper, Improving Long-Term Patient Outcomes for Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The Foundation, leading retina specialis…

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Friday, November 10, 2017 | Glaucoma, Medical Studies, New World Medical

Nathan Radcliffe, MD, to Present Latest Data on Kahook Dual Blade (KDB) at AAO 2017

New World Medical announced that data will be presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 121st Annual Meeting (AAO 2017) in New Orleans. Nathan Radcliffe, MD, cataract and glaucoma surgeon at …

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Medical Studies

How to Make Cataract Surgery Even Safer

Cataract surgery is a common and relatively safe procedure, but taking a few specific steps can help make it even safer, according to experts in Massachusetts. “A series of serious adverse ev…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Medical Studies

NanoViricides Provides Further Details on Its Herpes-Induced Acute Retinal Necrosis Animal Study

NanoViricides has reported that Vivien Boniuk, MD, Consultant in Ophthalmology at the company, will present the successful results of certain anti-herpes nanoviricide treatments for viral acute retina…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Conferences, Medical Studies

Stem Cell Therapy Among Hot Topics at AAO 2017

A potential treatment for two eye conditions that currently have none -- inherited retinal disease and dry age-related macular degeneration -- will be among the most anticipated research presented…

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Friday, November 03, 2017 | Glaucoma, Medical Studies

Report: Combination Therapies to Boost the Glaucoma Therapeutics Market

Technavio market research analysts forecast the global glaucoma therapeutics market to grow at a CAGR of close to 4% during the forecast period, according to their latest report. The market study cove…

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Friday, November 03, 2017 | Medical Studies

Low Vision, Blindness Expected to Double in Next 30 Years

The annual number of new cases of blindness and low vision among people aged 45 years and older is estimated to double during the next 30 years, suggests a study published online November 2 in JAMA Op…

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Thursday, November 02, 2017 | Medical Studies

Where Socioeconomic Development Lags, Vision Problems Are More Common

Low levels of socioeconomic development are closely linked with a high burden of vision impairment, a recent study involving 190 countries and territories suggests, according to a report in Medscape. …

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Monday, October 30, 2017 | Medical Studies

Realm Therapeutics Presents Data Highlighting PR013's Efficacy Reducing Hyperemia and Pruritus Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

Realm Therapeutics announced the company presented data for PR013, a novel anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory topical ocular solution in development for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis (A…

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Monday, October 30, 2017 | Medical Studies

Ocrelizumab Linked to Improved Visual Outcomes in Relapsing MS

Treatment with ocrelizumab (OCR; Ocrevus, Roche) may improve visual outcomes in adult patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS), new research suggests, according to a report in Medscape. Fur…

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Friday, October 27, 2017 | Medical Studies

Could Cataract Surgery Lengthen Older Women's Lives?

Women who undergo cataract surgery may get an unexpected dividend: longer life. That's the finding from a new study of more than 74,000 U.S. women aged 65 or older, including nearly 42,000 who'…

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Friday, October 27, 2017 | Medical Studies

Mycophenolate Add-On Improves Graves' Orbitopathy

The addition of nonsteroidal intravenous (IV) mycophenolate to the recommended therapy of IV methylprednisolone significantly improves severe Graves' orbitopathy, with benefits in clinical as well…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Dry Eye, Medical Studies

Study: Patients Using Rohto Dry Aid Report All-Day Relief of Ocular Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease

Rohto Dry Aid, a new over-the-counter (OTC) lubricant eye drop was found to show superior relief of discomfort associated with visual tasking activities, and may provide a longer duration of symptomat…

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Monday, October 23, 2017 | Medical Studies

Minimizing Astigmatism in Cataract Surgery

As patient expectations continue to rise, refractive cataract surgery is becoming the norm for many cataract surgeons around the world. As such, the management of astigmatism is crucial in delivering …

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Friday, October 20, 2017 | Cornea, Medical Studies

Newcastle Scientists Eye-Up Cornea 'Breakthrough'

Artificial corneas have been grown using a new method described as "revolutionary." Scientists at Newcastle University have developed a process they say makes them fit better and offer bette…

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