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FDA approves Xelprost for glaucoma/ocular hypertension.- Sun Pharma.

Sun Pharmaceutical and SPARC announced FDA approval for the New Drug Application (NDA) of Xelpros (latanoprost ophthalmic emulsion) 0.005% for...

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ELAD system for acute liver failure fails Phase III trial.- Vital Therapeutics

Vital Therapeutics halted development of its Extracorporeal Liver Assist System (ELAD) for acute forms of liver failure, which failed its...

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Alcon withdraws CyPass Micro-Stent from the global market.

Reflecting its uncompromising commitment to patient safety, Alcon announced an immediate, voluntary market withdrawal of the CyPass Micro-Stent from the...

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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 2 months 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.

Added 3 months ago

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

Topical Olopatadine Hydrochloride versus Ketotifen Fumarate for Allergic Conjunctivitis.

The purpose of this study was to compare topical olopatadine and ketotifen in terms of effectiveness and safety for the management of AC.

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Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

This article was created from a comprehensive literature search with information taken from meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and clinical trials of children and adults.

Added 1 month ago

Efficacy and safety of adalimumab in the treatment of non-infectious uveitis: a meta-analysis and systematic review.

Objective: To summarize updated evidences on the efficacy and safety of adalimumab (ADA) in the treatment of patients with non-infectious uveitis.

Added 1 month 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 3 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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eIntegrity: Interactive e-learning for ophthalmologists

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