New advancements in IOL technology is exciting for presbyopia treatment

Catching up after ASCRS 2022, Ora's Caitlin Black, senior director and therapeutic area head of medical devices, talks about the next generation of ophthalmic device therapies and diagnostics, clinical trial updates and new innovations that are most exciting for presbyopia treatment.

Visus Therapeutics, Zhaoke Ophthalmology announce licensing agreement to commercialize presbyopia treatment overseas

The companies will collaborate to commercialize therapeutic option in Greater China, South Korea and Select Southeast Asian Markets for the treatment of presbyopia, expanding access to long-acting, presbyopia-correcting eye drops for approximately 600 million patients.

Surgical options for normalizing neuroadaptation in patients

Technical details, communication style key to presbyopia-correcting IOL journey.

CSF-1 Phase 2B clinical trials for presbyopia met primary and secondary endpoints

April 25, 2022

In a presentation at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery’s 2022 annual meeting, Marjan Farid, MD, ABO, and Preeya K. Gupta, MD, offered details of clinical trials for CSF-1 ophthalmic solution, a presbyopia eye drop candidate. Results showed that nearly half of the participants treated with CSF-1 achieved a 3-line or more increase in the distance-corrected near visual acuity an hour after drop instillation on day 15.

Orasis phase 2b data for CSF-1 presented at ASCRS

April 23, 2022

For the first time, Orasis Pharmaceutical's phase 2b data for the company's novel candidate for the treatment of presbyopia, CSF-1, a preservative-free solution that contains a proprietary combination of low-dose pilocarpine and multi-faceted vehicle, will be presented during ASCRS by Marjan Farid, MD, and Preeya Gupta, MD. The company recently released its phase 3 topline results. Orasis' Paul Smith, president and COO, talks with Ophthalmology Times' Sheryl Stevenson about this data and the findings' relevance to patients and providers.

Emerging medical and surgical presbyopic treatments

April 18, 2022

Ophthalmologists have several options at their disposal for the treatment of presbyopia, according to Elizabeth Yeu, MD, a partner at Virginia Eye Consultants and an assistant professor at Eastern Virginia Med¬ical School in Norfolk. Speaking recently at the virtual 2022 Toronto Cataract Course, Yeu noted that innovation is advancing in presbyopia correction.

Allergan announces positive topline Phase 3 results for presbyopia therapeutic

April 05, 2022

According to the company, the VIRGO trial evaluated the safety and efficacy of the investigational twice-daily administration of pilocarpine HCl ophthalmic solution 1.25% in adults with presbyopia. The trial met its primary efficacy endpoint, the company noted.