Sight Sciences releases long-term safety, efficacy data of standalone use of Omni surgical system in patients with open angle glaucomaAugust 16th 2022
According to the company, a study shows the non-implantable minimally invasive glaucoma surgery effectively reduces IOP and reduces need for IOP-lowering medications in patients diagnosed with open-angle glaucoma.
New York ophthalmologists provide eye care in HaitiAugust 12th 2022
Anika Michael, MD, and Benjeil Edghill, MD, both ophthalmology specialists from AdvantageCare Physicians New York City, traveled to Haiti in July on a medical mission of mercy, where they evaluated and treated more than 400 patients and completed approximately 90 surgeries.
Formosa Pharmaceuticals, AimMax Therapeutics unveil top-line results for drug candidate to treat inflammation, pain after cataract surgeryAugust 9th 2022
The companies note that data from Study CPN-302 confirm the results in the first Phase 3 study, CPN-301, and they demonstrate the clear benefits of treating patients after cataract surgery with APP13007.
Emanuel: Educating patients diagnosed with cataracts is key for physiciansAugust 5th 2022
Matthew Emanuel, MD, of Glaucoma Associates of Texas, discusses some of the current trends in cataract surgery. He notes it is something that everyone deals with as they get older. It also can be an issue for pediatric patients. Emanuel also notes that it is important for physicians to be able to educate their patients on the disease.
Contribution of black-and-white filters for optimizing visualization during cataract surgeryJuly 27th 2022
While the surgeons reported that the BW filter provided higher contrast during nucleus and viscous removal and posterior capsular polishing, they subjectively reported no significant advantage of using a BW filter.
FDA approves the AcuFocus IC-8 small aperture IOL for cataract surgeryJuly 25th 2022
Results from the U.S. pivotal trial showed Apthera IOL subjects achieved statistically superior uncorrected intermediate and near vision, and equivalent distance vision and contrast sensitivity compared to control subjects.
Study: Assaults with paintball guns cause more serious eye injuries than previously knownJuly 19th 2022
University of Chicago Medical Center investigators reviewed 2 years of data on assaults with paintball guns found more patients than expected suffered vision-threatening emergencies after being struck in the eye, with several experiencing a rupture of the eyeball or even permanent blindness.
Wills Eye Hospital names new co-chief residentsJuly 12th 2022
Charles Brodowski, MD, and Patrick Rapuano, MD, have been named co-chief residents at Wills Eye Hospital, and will lead the team of resident doctors on staff, focusing on training and recruitment while attending to their own medical resident duties.
Oculis announces first patient enrolled in Phase 3 OPTIMIZE trialJune 30th 2022
OCS-01 is being reviewed for the treatment of inflammation and pain after cataract surgery, with the potential to become the first once-daily, topical and preservative-free corticosteroid for treating inflammation and pain following ocular surgery.
How quality vision builds a foundation for safety and everyday activitiesJune 22nd 2022
As ophthalmologists observe Cataract Awareness Month this June, William L. Soscia, MD, medical director at Center for Sight, in Sarasota, Florida, focuses on the importance of having excellent vision for safety and everyday functions.
HelpMeSee launches eBook for manual small incision cataract surgeryJune 18th 2022
According to the organization, the eBook content is designed for residents, ophthalmologists, fellows, medical students and other professionals performing or supporting cataract surgery.