January 23rd 2023
After comparing two techniques of corneal transplant tissue preparation, research shows a newer, faster technique is safe and effective.
December 17th 2022
Stephen Pflugfelder, MD, professor and director of the Ocular Surface Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, presents a challenging diagnostic dilemma.
December 9th 2022
CXL has been proven effective to treat patients with corneal ectasias.
December 8th 2022
Receiving FDA orphan drug designation allows the company to proceed with plans to advance the development of BRM424, a novel, first-in-class, potential treatment for neurotrophic keratitis.
December 6th 2022
According to the company, the NDA is supported by positive phase data demonstrating the rapid reversal of dilated eyes and favorable safety profile in pediatric and adult subjects.
Boarding Orbis Flying Eye Hospital: Not your typical flight experience
When it is not on a mission, the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital MD-10 aircraft often is situated at an airport where the fully accredited teaching facility is put to use as a mobile simulation center to train ophthalmologists from around the world in some of the latest sight-saving techniques.
Study: US ophthalmology residency programs rank last for diversity
According to UC Davis researchers, more needs to be done for the field to reflect ethnic and racial diversity across the country.
National Institutes of Health awards Case Western Reserve University $7.3 million grant for eye research
According to the university, the grant will support examining impact of pain and inflammation on eye’s surface and possible link to diseases.
Allysta Pharmaceuticals announces completion of enrollment in OASIS-1 phase 2b/3 clinical trial of ALY688
According to the company, the multicenter US study enrolled more than 900 subjects with moderate-to-severe dry eye disease with topline data anticipated in the second quarter of 2023.
EP. 5: EyeCon 2022: Last chance to earn those end-of-year CME credits
This December, the Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida will provide attendees with an end-of-year opportunity to meet their continuing medical education requirements. This activity has been approved for 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Viatris making ophthalmology push with acquisition of Oyster Point Pharma
Viatris intends to acquire Oyster Point Pharma as the foundation of its new ophthalmology franchise, recognizing its uniquely talented team, the strength of Tyrvaya nasal spray and its ophthalmology pipeline.
CMS’ physician fee schedule could have adverse impact on ophthalmologists
Medicare’s 2023 fee schedule includes cuts in reimbursement, which some groups say could lead to reduced access to care to patients who need it most.
Private practice vs academics: What do young ophthalmologists need to know?
Nicole Bajic, MD, and Neel S. Vaidya, MD, MPH, share their insights from when they were at this crossroads. Learn more clinical pearls on topics like this and more at Real World Ophthalmology’s virtual conference, “Top 10 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner,” this Saturday, November 5.
Verana Health + AAO IRIS Registry joint initiative yields 3.5 million ophthalmic images
Lawrence Whittle, Chief Commercial Officer for Verana Health, explains what the significance of imaging data linked with electronic health record data means for patient outcomes.
App brings virtual eye care to Bangladesh
The EyeBuddy app will bring telehealth to eye doctors in the coming months, connecting patients across Bangladesh with ophthalmologists at a major eye-care hospital.
Verana Research Network set sights on better access to clinical care
Marc Berger, Chief Operating Officer at Verana Health, highlights what a new initiative with the American Academy of Ophthalmology IRIS Registry will mean for patients and physicians.
Real World Ophthalmology 2022: Virtual meeting set for Nov 5
Complimentary registration is open for this unique meeting designed to prepare young ophthalmologists for success in early practice.
Not enough hours in the day
There literally are not enough hours in a day to allow physicians to comply with all the recommendations emanating from the various constituencies involved in issuing guidelines.
EP. 4: EyeCon 2022: Mindset to explore new opportunities for your practice
An interactive agenda at the Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida will foster an open exchange of ideas with fellow attendees from across the United States.
Real World Ophthalmology networking offers early-practice career advice
Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD, shares highlights from the Real World Ophthalmology 'After Dark' networking reception held at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting. The next Real World Ophthalmology meeting on November 5—which will be virtual—will cover important clinical, business, and personal growth areas for young ophthalmologists.
Oculis SA, European Biotech Acquisition Corp. announce business combination agreement
According to a news release, Oculis officials hope to forward product candidates to address areas of significant medical needs, including diabetic macular edema, dry eye disease, and neuro-retina indications such as glaucoma, affecting growing patient populations.
New IOLs for keratoconus and other aberrated corneas
Anterior segment surgeon expands on the use of the XtraFocus pinhole implant.
Ophthalmologist removes 23 contact lenses from patient’s eye
A California ophthalmologist posted a video of a procedure she performed to remove 23 contact lenses from a woman’s eye, and the video has gone viral, with more than 1 million views.
Celebrating World Sight Day 2022
Hear how ophthalmologists and optometrists in the United States are recognizing the importance of this year's awareness day.
EP. 3: EyeCon 2022: High-impact content in a small-scale setting
The setting for this year's Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort in Florida will provide the opportunity for clinical interaction between faculty and attendees along with the practicality of information.
CXL Ophthalmics publishes results of Phase 2 clinical trial for keratoconus
CXL Ophthalmics Inc. on Thursday published results of the EpiSmart cross-linking Phase 2 study for keratoconus.
EP. 2: EyeCon 2022: Location, location, location and bring the family
The destination of Marco Island, Florida not only serves as an excellent backdrop for this year's Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 but also provides a unique opportunity for family members to see their ophthalmic loved ones in a professional light.
EP. 1: EyeCon 2022: Nothing is better than in-person conferences
Co-chairs Peter J. McDonnell, MD, director of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and Oluwatosin U. Smith, MD, of Glaucoma Associates of Texas in Dallas break down the top reasons to attend this year's Ophthalmology Times® EyeCon 2022 in a series of video segments.
Optimizing the ocular surface to achieve full visual potential continues after surgery
Ophthalmologists should instruct their patients to pay attention to their eye health for the long term.
Cornea research pioneer honored with Champalimaud Vision Award
Claes H. Dohlman, MD, PhD, widely considered the father of modern cornea science, is a recipient of the 2022 António Champalimaud Vision Award. The award, considered the “Nobel Prize of Vision," comes with a $1 million prize .
Trukera Medical launches osmolarity system
The ScoutPro system allows eye care practices to minimize tech time and seamlessly integrate osmolarity testing into any practice configuration or patient protocol.
Novel amniotic membrane: A step ahead of other scaffolds for pterygia
Product is forging a future in ocular regenerative procedures
Presbyopia-correcting IOL receives high marks
The IOL has a hybrid design that combines the benefits of central extended depth-of-focus technology and multifocal technology that provides a continuous range of high-quality vision ranging from distance and intermediate and near vision to about 12 to 14 inches.
The evolution of corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus
George Waring IV, MD, FACS, points out that supplementation and customized procedures are in the offing.
Cataract predictability: Screen and treat unstable tear film in weeks
With a few key steps, surgeons can avert potential refractive surprises, and reduce postoperative dry eye for patients.
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