A team of investigators from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore has found that there is a bidirectional association between chronic kidney disease and glaucoma.
In a profession that values super subspecialization, combined with a society that pigeonholes physicians into corners, I often felt I didn’t fit into one job title with my varied passions and cross interests.
RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. said its U.S. joint venture partner and licensee, HLB Therapeutics, will expand its ophthalmic clinical development program with RGN-259 in two indications, neurotrophic keratopathy and dry eye disease.
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.
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services code is effective July 1 and will enhance access to Xipere, the only therapy available in the United States for suprachoroidal use in the treatment of macular edema associated with uveitis.
Jason Menzo is named CEO, while Russell Kelley, PhD, MBA, will become managing director of the RD Fund. Ben Yerxa, PhD, will take the helm of Opus Genetics, the first RD Fund- and foundation-backed spin-off company.