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LCD characteristics identified - Ophthalmology Times Europe

A paper in Retina has announced the identification of the morphologic characteristics of early onset large colloid drusen (LCD) using SD-OCT.
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MMC may not be needed post-PRK - Ophthalmology Times Europe

Mitomycin C (MMC) 0.01% may not be needed to prevent post wavefront-guided photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) haze in highly myopic patients, reveals a recent paper.
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Abbott to acquire OptiMedica, Vistatek | OphthalmologyTimes

Abbott to acquire OptiMedica, Vistatek
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Cyclodestruction raises risk of choroidal hemorrhage, hypotony after drainage surgery | Ophthalmology

Cyclodestruction raises risk of choroidal hemorrhage, hypotony after drainage surgery | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Previous cyclodestructive surgery was associated with an increased risk of suprachoroidal hemorrhage and late-onset postoperative hypotony after glaucoma drainage device surgery, a study found.
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Endothelial cell density increases, cell area decreases up to 3 months after DALK | Ophthalmology

Endothelial cell density increases, cell area decreases up to 3 months after DALK | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Endothelial cell density increased and cell area decreased in eyes that underwent uneventful deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for keratoconus, according to a study.
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Poor Vision Tied to Poor Balance

Poor Vision Tied to Poor Balance | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Visual impairment -- correctable or not -- is associated with poor balance and a risk of falling, researchers reported.
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Ico Therapeutics completes Phase 2 iDEAL study for treatment of diabetic macular edema

Ico Therapeutics completes Phase 2 iDEAL study for treatment of diabetic macular edema | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
iCo Therapeutics Inc. announced today that it has completed enrollment of its Phase 2 iDEAL study evaluating the efficacy and safety after repeated injections of iCo-007 in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema (DME).
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Eleven Biotherapeutics reports positive results from EBI-005 Phase 1b/2a study in patients with DED

Eleven Biotherapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company designing and engineering novel and differentiated protein-based biotherapeutics for ocular diseases, announced today positive topline clinical results from a 6-week randomized, double-masked,...
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Confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy identifies potential markers of POAG genesis | Ophthalmology

Confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy identifies potential markers of POAG genesis | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Assessing the rate of structural change with confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy may aid the management of ocular hypertension, according to a study.
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Allergan to challenge proposed FDA bioequivalence guidelines | Ophthalmology

Allergan to challenge proposed FDA bioequivalence guidelines | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued new and revised bioequivalence guidelines that may expedite the review and approval of generic versions of cyclosporine ophthalmic suspension and other agents.
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Perpetrator-confessed abusive head trauma cases linked to retinal haemorrhages - Ophthalmology Times Europe

Perpetrator-confessed abusive head trauma cases linked to retinal haemorrhages - Ophthalmology Times Europe | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
The incidence of retinal haemorrhages in abusive head trauma in paediatric patients for known perpetrators, regardless of a confession, is similar, reveals a paper.
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Americans over 50 lack key nutrients to support eye health | OphthalmologyTimes

Americans over 50 lack key nutrients to support eye health
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Massachusetts Eye and Ear enrolls deaf children in new clinical trial of Auditory Brainstem Implant

The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, a Harvard Medical School teaching affiliate, is now enrolling a select group of deaf infants and children in a new FDA-approved clinical trial of an Auditory Brainstem Implant.
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CE Mark for retinal implant - Ophthalmology Times Europe

The Alpha IMS, a wireless subretinal implant device, has received the CE Mark.
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What’s next in the neovascular AMD pipeline? | OphthalmologyTimes

What’s next in the neovascular AMD pipeline?
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Tel Aviv researcher says lessons from Israel's health-care system could optimize eye health

According to the World Health Organization, 80% of blindness is preventable or treatable - but it remains a severe health concern across the globe, even in industrialized countries.
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Repeated PPV effective for persistent macular holes | Ophthalmology

Repeated PPV effective for persistent macular holes | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Repeated pars plana vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling and gas tamponade demonstrated effectiveness as a treatment for persistent macular holes, according to a study.
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Sun Damage: Darker Not Better for Sunglasses

Sun Damage: Darker Not Better for Sunglasses | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Seeking some new shades? There is whole lot more than style at stake, experts say.
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Dry eye common in early GO - Ophthalmology Times Europe

According to recent data, dry eye has been found to be common in patients with early Graves Ophthalmology (GO).
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Eylea can ease vision problems for wet AMD patients

There is no cure for age-related macular degeneration, an eye disease that is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in older Americans.
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EyeTechCare's EyeOP1 device to be installed in four healthcare facilities in France

EyeTechCare SA, which develops non-invasive therapeutic medical devices for the ophthalmology market based on the use of ultrasound, today announces that its EyeOP1 device is to be installed in a number of hospitals in France, namely Lille...
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Macular holes may occur after vitrectomy for myopic foveoschisis | Ophthalmology

Macular holes may occur after vitrectomy for myopic foveoschisis | Ophthalmology | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
Ophthalmology | Secondary full-thickness macular holes may develop after pars plana vitrectomy for myopic foveoschisis, according to a study.
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PIOL suitable for myopic eyes - Ophthalmology Times Europe

PIOL suitable for myopic eyes - Ophthalmology Times Europe | Clinical Ophthalmology News | Scoop.it
The acrylic angle-supported phakic IOL (PIOL) provides moderate one-year rotational stability, making it a successful treatment option for myopic eyes, claims a new paper.
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Perrigo buys ophthalmic portfolio of Fera Pharmaceuticals | OphthalmologyTimes

Perrigo buys ophthalmic portfolio of Fera Pharmaceuticals
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Cysteamine for corneal cystine crystal accumulation available | OphthalmologyTimes

Cysteamine for corneal cystine crystal accumulation available
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