Among the evolving trends in practice patterns of North American vitreoretinal surgery fellows from 2010 to 2018 is that fellows are reporting an increasing number of surgical cases where they are the primary surgeon, said Robert Gizicki,
Intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) allows surgeons to visualize retinal anatomy and provides the surgeon with real-time feedback on instrument-tissue interaction.
Light-activated AU-011 has the potential to be the first targeted therapy ever developed for the primary treatment of ocular melanoma, the most common primary cancer of the eye, said Amy C.
With all the technological and medical advances for the treatment of diabetic eye diseases, retinal specialists still have an ongoing therapy issue because patients require continual and constant monitoring and maintenance, said Rishi P.
Treating symptomatic vitreomacular traction (VMT) with pneumatic vitreolysis and limited face-down positioning "is a highly effective emerging technique for achieving VMT release (86%) for focal VMT, with a respectable macular hole closur
Results from two large, phase III studies (HAWK and HARRIER) have found brolucizumab 6 mg (Novartis) produced better anatomical outcomes than aflibercept-in terms of retinal thickness, intraretinal fluid (IRF), and/or subretinal fluid (SR
Treating geographic atrophy (GA) with complement C3 inhibitor pegcetacoplan 15 mg (APL-2; Apellis Pharmaceuticals) resulted in slowed atrophy growth when compared with placebo at 12 months, said Nathan Steinle, MD.
Real-world treatment of patients with newly diagnosed age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is correlated with visual acuity outcomes, and fewer injections may result in the undertreatment of some patients, said David F.
With the proliferation of diabetes around the globe, ophthalmologists located in countries that are treating diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema (DME) more often now are in need of detailed guidelines to assist them.
People with Alzheimer’s disease are more likely to have drusen in their peripheral retinas, as well as unusual vascular characteristics, researchers believe.