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AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens (IOL) shows superior visual outcomes to the ZEISS AT LISA tri 839MP IOL in head to head study of cataract patients.- Alcon.

Alcon, unveils new data showing significantly improved near and intermediate distance vision with the AcrySof IQ PanOptix intraocular lens (IOL)...

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Phase III data with Lumigan shows potential in glaucoma or ocular hypertension.- Allergan.

Allergan announced the release of new topline clinical trial data on Lumigan (bimatoprost SR), the first-in-class sustained-release, biodegradable implant for...

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FDA approves CustomFlex Artificial Iris to treat congenital aniridia- Human Optics AG.

The FDA has approved the first stand-alone prosthetic iris in the United States, a surgically implanted device to treat adults...

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Guidelines

2018 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of Behçet’s syndrome

These updated, evidence-based recommendations are intended to help physicians caring for patients with BS.

Added 26 days ago

Age-related macular degeneration

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in adults. It aims to improve the speed at which people are diagnosed and treated to prevent loss of sight.

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Glaucoma: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing glaucoma in people aged 18 and over. It includes recommendations on testing and referral (case-finding) for chronic open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension, and on effective diagnosis...

Added 9 years ago

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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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Retinal layer segmentation in multiple sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Structural retinal imaging biomarkers are important for early recognition and monitoring of inflammation and neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis. With the introduction of spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT)...

Added 6 months ago

Correlation between baseline retinal microstructures in spectral-domain optic coherence tomography and need for early intervention in central serous chorioretinopathy

Investigate the association between baseline retinal microstructures observed with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) and the need for early intervention in central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC).

Added 10 months ago

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Clinical trials

A Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy Study of Intracerebroventricular BMN 190 in Pediatric Patients < 18 Years of Age With CLN2 Disease

This Phase 2 open-label, multicenter study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of BMN 190 intracerebroventricular (ICV) administration every other week (qow) for a period of 96 weeks, in patients with CLN2.

Added 1 year ago

1-Day Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Intranasal Lacrimal Neurostimulator

The purpose of this study is to compare acute tear production produced by the Oculeve Intranasal Lacrimal Neurostimulator with two...

Added 3 years ago

Study Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of OTX-DP for Treatment of Chronic Allergic Conjunctivitis

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of OTX-DP as a sustained release drug (dexamethasone)...

Added 3 years ago

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

Vincent de Luise

The End of Sight at the End of Life

Posted 2 years ago

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

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