Retina

Stealth BioTherapeutics announces data from Phase 2 study of geographic atrophy candidate

According to the company, the ReCLAIM-2 study of elamipretide demonstrates a correlation between ellipsoid zone dysfunction and vision.

Retinal cell map could advance precise therapies for blinding diseases

A discovery by investigators at the National Eye Institute sheds light on tissue targeted by age-related macular degeneration and other diseases.

VLRC Eye Van making 50th anniversary tour

The Eye Van, operated by Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada, is a mobile medical clinic that delivers eye care in northern Ontario communities where ophthalmology services aren't readily available.

New PRO instrument helps measure patient experience with therapies such as anti-VEGF agents, lasers to treat their eye disease

May 09, 2022

Diana Do, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Stanford's Byers Eye Institute, presents research on a newly developed, novel patient-reported outcome instrument (PRO) for patients who have proliferative diabetic retinopathy and who are undergoing treatment with either intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy, or panretinal photocoagulation.

Pilot study examines spectacle lenses to control myopia

May 03, 2022

In a poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting in Denver, Eva Chamorro, PhD, MSc, points out that myopia control spectacle lenses affect the diurnal rhythms in the AL in young adult human and produced a small short-term increase in the AL that varies in intensity and time interval for each of the 3 studied lenses.

Investigators outline relationship between dry eye disease and high myopia in teenagers

May 02, 2022

In a poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting in Denver, Osama Ibrahim Hirayama, MD, and colleagues offered results that demonstrating that anisometropia and astigmatic error were greater among the patients with high myopia compared with the other groups. Compared with the subjects with no myopia, those with high myopia reported significantly more dryness, less photophobia, and less pain.