Interim results after 2 years of follow-up in the Ahmed Versus Baerveldt Study provide prospective evidence that aqueous drainage devices may be effective treatments for refractory glaucoma, and demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of each.
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The FDA has granted IDE approval to Ocular Therapeutix to conduct a pivotal clinical trial investigating its proprietary synthetic ocular hydrogel polymer bandage for covering clear corneal incisions after cataract surgery.
The annual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery will be held here Friday, April 20, to Tuesday, April 24.
Retina specialists who use compounded bevacizumab off-label to treat wet age-related macular degeneration are being warned that counterfeit vials of the cancer drug have turned up in oncology practices in the United States.
Data from patients with the V4 model of the posterior chamber, foldable collagen copolymer phakic IOL implanted show that it provides excellent refractive and visual results, and, thanks to design modifications, a safety profile that is favorable, at least over the short term.
High-quality education, straight talk, and fun — those were the expressed goals that Robert H. Osher, MD, hoped to achieve during his second annual meeting, "Cataract Surgery: Telling it Like It Is!" held in January.
Optimizing outcomes with correct IOL calculations for combined Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty, cataract extraction, and IOL implantation procedures can be achieved with the same techniques that are used in cataract surgery.
Propanolol, a nonselective beta-blocker, is an effective treatment for infantile hemangiomas that might be used in place of steroids in selected cases.
The FDA clearance this past February for a second-generation version of a proprietary device allows physicians to treat both eyes simultaneously for meibomian gland dysfunction and evaporative dry eye in a relatively painless in-office procedure.
Ophthalmology Times' coverage of comparison of age-related macular degeneration treatments trials coverage captures Neal award
Ophthalmology Times was honored for Best News Coverage at the 58th annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards competition recognizing editorial excellence.