ASRS 2023: The Starlight study
Michael Singer, MD, spoke with our team about the Starlight Study, an optogenetic study looking at patients who had Stargardt's disease at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting. At the meeting, Nanoscope Therapeutics Inc presented key results from its STARLIGHT Phase 2 clinical trial.
ASRS 2023: Time to fluid control with faricimab arms complete compared to aflibercept
Aleksandra Rachiskaya, MD, spoke with our team about time to fluid control with faricimab arms complete compared to aflibercept at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
Iveric Bio receives FDA approval for avacincaptad pegol intravitreal solution for treatment of geographic atrophy
According to the company, the therapeutic is the only approved GA treatment with a statistically significant reduction in the rate of GA progression at the 12-month primary endpoint across two Phase 3 clinical trials.
ASRS 2023: Subgroup analyses of the Phase 1 DAVIO Trial of EYP-1901
Nancy Lurker, spoke with our team about the subgroup analyses of the Phase 1 DAVIO Trial of EYP-1901 at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
ASRS 2023: Pegcetacoplan vs avacincaptad pegol in patients with geographic atrophy
Paul Hahn, MD, PhD, spoke with our team about comparing the relative efficacy of pegcetacoplan versus avacincaptad pegol in patients with geographic atrophy at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
Study: Dementia more common in older adults with vision issues
Even when wearing their glasses or contact lenses, individuals who scored worse on vision tests were also more likely to have concerning scores on cognitive tests.
ASRS 2023: Outlook Therapeutics and Bevacizumab
Russ Trenary, President and CEO at Outlook Therapeutics spoke with our team to share information on the company's work toward FDA approval for Bevacizumab at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
‘Eggsplosions’ and eyes don’t mix
The latest TikTok trend of microwaving hard-boiled eggs and slicing them, causing it to explode, could have ophthalmologists see an influx of injured patients.
ASRS Live: A novel glyco-mimetic nanoparticle for the treatment of geographic atrophy
Tarek Hassan, MD, spoke with our team about a novel glyco-mimetic nanoparticle for the treatment of geographic atrophy at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
ASRS Live: Gale extension study
Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, MD, spoke with our team to share information on the GALE extension study at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
CDR-Life, Boehringer Ingelheim announce second milestone achievement in developing antibody fragment-based therapeutics for GA
The companies are partnering to advance a novel therapy with the goal of preserving sight for people living with blinding retinal disease.
VUMC participates in national study to test eye drops for myopia
The Vanderbilt University Medical Center study contradicts earlier studies from East Asia that showed the small dose of atropine is effective in slowing progression of myopia.
ASRS Live: Phaco-buckle-vitrectomy and retinectomy for progressive retinal detachment complicating degenerative retinoschisis
Fernando Arevalo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASRS, spoke with our team to share information on his presentation on the treatment of progressively symptomatic retinal detachments associated to retinoschisis cases at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
ASRS Live: Population pharmacokinetics and safety of OPT-302
Dante Pieramici, MD, spoke with our team to share information on OPT-302, or sozinibercept, for the treatment of neovascular AMD and other retinal vascular diseases at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
ASRS Live: 27-Gauge vs 25-gauge vitrectomy for symptomatic vitreous opacities
Our team spoke with Shawn Kavoussi, MD, at the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington about his research on using infrared video for vitreous opacities and comparing postoperative reduction in vitreous opacity scores using infrared video with the Heidelberg spectralis unit.
ASRS Live: Early treatment patterns and outcomes in patients with diabetic macular edema treated with faricimab
At the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington, Durga Borkar, MD, MMCi, joined our team to discuss the FARETINA-DME study.
ASRS Live: Annexon presents ARCHER trial results highlighting potential of ANX007 as a differentiated treatment for GA
In presentations at the American Society of Retina Specialists 41st Annual Meeting in Seattle, additional analyses support consistent protection from vision loss.
ASRS Live: Apellis providing update on review of safety events with pegcetacoplan injection for GA
During presentations at the American Society for Retina Specialists 41st Annual Meeting in Seattle, the company noted that there was no indication that drug product or manufacturing issues contributed to rare events of retinal vasculitis.
ASRS Live: Presentations and topics at ASRS that are key for retina specialists
Our team spoke with Michael Ip, MD, to get his perspective on the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington and why he thinks these are the most valuable topics to understand and review for retina specialists.
ASRS Live: 2-year data on the PHOTON study of 8 milligrams of aflibercept for diabetic macular edema (DME)
At the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington, Diana Do, MD joined our team to discuss the 2-year data on the PHOTON study, which involved 8 milligrams of aflibercept for diabetic macular edema.
ASRS Live: Regeneron presents aflibercept 8 mg two-year results from PHOTON trial in DME
In a presentation at the American Society of Retina Specialists 41st Annual Meeting in Seattle, Diana Do, MD, said the PHOTON study demonstrated the impact aflibercept 8 mg could have in reducing the treatment burden for patients diagnosed with DME.
ASRS Live: Clearside Biomedical’s suprachoroidal injection platform in spotlight in Seattle
According to the company, a pair of presentations at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting in Seattle highlight CLS-AX as a promising wet AMD treatment with a new mechanism of action and the potential for longer duration of effect than current therapies.
ASRS 2023: Outcomes and clinical features predictive of fungal endophthalmitis
Mark Breazzano, MD, FACS, who is presenting Outcomes and Clinical Features Predictive of Fungal Endophthalmitis at the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington spoke with our team about this research.
ASRS Live: Results of GATHER 1 and GATHER 2 clinical trials with Carl Danzig, MD
Carl Danzig, MD, spoke with our team to share the exciting results of the GATHER 1 and GATHER 2 clinical trials for avacincaptad pegol for the treatment of geographic atrophy at the 2023 ASRS annual meeting.
ASRS Live: Aaron Lee, MD, shares updates on deep learning research
At the 2023 ASRS meeting in Seattle, Washington, Aaron Lee, MD, spoke with our team about his research and how changes are making new training possible. He shared how research and new techniques are expanding the options for deep learning in ophthalmology.
ASRS 2023: 4DMT presents additional positive interim data from intravitreal 4D-150 phase 1/2 PRISM clinical trial in wet AMD
The company noted at the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in Seattle the phase 2 Dose Expansion (N=50) initial interim efficacy and safety data presentation expected at medical conference in H1 2024.
ASRS 2023: Detection of Early Diabetic Retinopathy Using OCT-A Bloodflow
Jennifer I. Lim, MD, FARVO, FASRS shares insights from her presentation on "Detection of early diabetic retinopathy using OCT-A blood flow analysis."
ASRS 2023: Improving vision in dry AMD
Our team caught up with Baruch Kupperman, MD, PHD who is presenting, "Improving vision and dry AMD matching mechanism with the right patient population and stage of disease" to learn more about this topic.
Healing power of light: Canadian team advances clear vision for eye repair
With the potential to impact millions of patients, a study finds that biomimetic materials pulsed with low-energy blue light can reshape damaged corneas, including thickening the tissue.
Innovative Allied Health College debuts ophthalmic assistant program
The College of Health Care Professions will offer a blended 36-week certificate program to meet the growing demand for ophthalmology assistants across the Dallas-Forth Worth region.
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