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European Commission approves Imraldi, a biosimilar referencing Humira (adalimumab) to treat the originator drug indications- Biogen.

Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. announced the European Commission’s (EC) approval of Imraldi, a biosimilar referencing Humira (adalimumab), for the treatment...

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NICE recommends Holoclar (ex vivo expanded autologous human corneal epithelial cells containing stem cells) to treat severe limbal stem cell deficiency -Chiesi Farmaceutici SPA

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Holoclar (ex vivo expanded autologous human corneal epithelial cells...

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Fovista (pegpleranib) in combination with Eylea (aflibercept) or Avastin (bevacizumab) is not superior to Eylea or Avastin monotherapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration — Ophthotech Corporation.

Ophthotech Corporation announced that the pre-specified primary endpoint of mean change in visual acuity at 12 months was not achieved...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and see video presentations from the forum. The Inhalation Technology page features a video presentation from the live broadcast presented by key faculty.

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Cystic Fibrosis

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

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Prostate Cancer

How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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Guidelines

Cataract in the Adult Eye Preferred Practice Pattern

As a service to its members and the public, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has developed a series of Preferred Practice Pattern guidelines that identify characteristics and components of quality eye care. 

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Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) Guidelines

Since the publication of the previous edition of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Retinal Vein Occlusion Guidelines (2010), a number of clinical studies have expanded the understanding of the condition and its management...

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Guidelines for Management

The guidelines are intended to set the standards for best practice in the NHS and in the private sector. They...

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

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).

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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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Fabry nephropathy: indications for screening and guidance for diagnosis and treatment by the European Renal Best Practice

Fabry disease (FD) is an X-linked disorder of glycosphingolipid catabolism resulting in the accumulation of glycolipids including globotriaosylceramide in cells of various tissues resulting in end-organ manifestations.

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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.

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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 2 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 2 years ago

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year 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.

CME

Amblyopia

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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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