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August 29, 2012
Gevokizumab, an IL-1 beta-modulating antibody from XOMA Corp., has received FDA orphan drug designation for the treatment of several types of non-infectious uveitis.
Ophthalmologists will have a new way to learn about advances in laser surgery next year, thanks to a $1 million donation made to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is funding projects related to age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, Leber's congenital amaurosis, and Usher syndrome.
Fibrin glue might be a potential cause of toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS).
August 22, 2012
Allergan and Molecular Partners AG have expanding their relationship with two new agreements for DARPin products.
The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO) and Pearson VUE partner to provide ophthalmic medical techs access to simulated exams.
Insight Software, creators of My Vision Express, has been ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated September as Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month.
August 17, 2012
Check out this video demonstration of Swing Box, indoor golf net invented by Joe Lee, MD, ophthalmologist.
August 16, 2012
In a study from Emory University in Atlanta, ophthalmologists rated the same images higher on iPhone screens than desktop computer screens.