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Chiesi Farmaceutici licences Raxone for the treatment of Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy worldwide except in US and Canada. Santhera Pharma

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Chiesi Farmaceutici, an international research-focused healthcare group...

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REVERSE Phase III trial of GS 010 shows improvement in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy

GenSight Biologics reported a first set of results from Week 96 of the REVERSE Phase III clinical trial of GS...

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Novartis acquires Xiidra, a treatment for dry eye disease from Takeda.

Novartis announced that it has entered into an agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to acquire the assets associated with...

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Guidelines for the Management of Strabismus in Childhood

This guideline is designed for ophthalmologists managing children with strabismus (syn.squint), which is defined as a pathological misalignment of the visual axes.

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Journal articles

Intravitreal ocriplasmin for the treatment of vitreomacular traction and macular hole- A study of efficacy and safety based on NICE guidance.

Purpose: To evaluate the real world clinical outcomes of intravitreal ocriplasmin in patients with vitreomacular traction (VMT) with and without full thickness macular holes (FTMH) treated according to NICE guidance.

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Risk of corneal ulcer in patients with end-stage renal disease: a retrospective large-scale cohort study.

This retrospective, nationwide, matched cohort study included 92 967 patients with ESRD recruited between 2000 and 2009 from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database.

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A new gel formulation of topical cysteamine for the treatment of corneal cystine crystals in cystinosis: the Cystadrops OCT-1 study.

Objective: To establish the safety and efficacy of a new gel formulation of cysteamine hydrochloride (CH) eye drops, for the treatment of corneal complications of nephropathic cystinosis.

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Vincent de Luise

Vincent de Luise MD FACS is assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at Yale University School of Medicine, and adjunct clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College, where he is also on the Music and Medicine Initiative. Dr de Luise is physician ... Read more

The End of Sight at the End of Life

I presented this talk, "The End of Sight at the End of Life," on  4/4/2013 at a Harvard University  "Think Tank" on Health and Aging. The two-day conference, held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, brought together prominent scholars from the Harvard School of Public Health as well as global experts in economics, health care policy and longevity, for a fascinating and thought-provoking colloquium on the demographics and consequences of aging in all societies.

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Strabismus in childhood

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Vitiligo: a guide to management

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Practice Pointer: How to assess eyes and vision in infants and preschool children

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