Authors


Ian Y.H. Wong

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Outer retinal layer thickness predicts visual acuity in diabetic macular oedema

Diabetes mellitus is a common health problem in developed countries, with diabetic macular oedema (DMO) being a major cause of visual loss. A variety of treatment modalities for DMO are available including laser, steroid and intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) agents.


OTE Staff Reports

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Prevent Blindness observes inherited retinal disease genetic testing week May 16-22

Prevent Blindness dedicates the third week of May to raising awareness of the benefit of genetic testing, variety of retinal diseases, and available resources.


Lisa Stewart

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2023: What awaits ophthalmology in the year ahead

As we approach the end of 2022, members of the Ophthalmology Times Europe® Editorial Advisory Board were asked to predict developments in their ophthalmic specialties and interests. A focus is our ageing population, while efficiency and productivity are also on their minds. The board members agree that one of the major challenges in the year to come will be the large number of patients awaiting diagnosis and treatment, which is only going to increase with the rising average life expectancy worldwide.


Michelle Dalton, ELS

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Considering YAG vitreolysis for persistent vitreous floaters

Study evaluates the impact of surgical procedure on visual outcomes in patients


Joshua Mali, MD

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SNAPS Eye Shield: Creating the gold standard for postoperative ocular protection

Despite its status as an essential postoperative safety eye product and its utilization by every ocular surgeon with every ocular surgery, eye shield innovation has been neglected to date.



Ophthalmology Times Staff Reports

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OWL Leadership Summit 2023: Navigating ophthalmic leadership challenges and embracing diversity

The Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL) Leadership Summit, scheduled for September 21 and 22, 2023, in Austin, Texas, will feature a lineup of prominent speakers and engaging discussions on a wide range of leadership topics and industry insights.


Cheryl Guttman Krader, BS, Pharm

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Elucidating Alzheimer disease pathophysiology

Study of subjects with rare inherited form of AD shows increased retinal capillary perfusion during the presymptomatic stage.


Lynda Enoch Charters
Lynda Charters

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Consensus guidelines on GA diagnosis and management

New treatments for geographic atrophy coming down the pike has the potential to change eye care providers' approach to identifying and managing the disease.


Louise Gagnon

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Treating AMD and DME with faricimab: A therapy with lower treatment burden

According to physician, this therapeutic may prove to be a treatment option for these diseases.



Beth Thomas Hertz

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ARVO heads north to Vancouver for 2019 annual meeting

‘From the Bench to Bedside and Back’ is focal point for this year’s conference


Laird Harrison

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Face-down positioning better after detached retina repair

Face-down positioning is associated with a reduction in certain complications following macula-involving retinal displacement (RD) repair, according to researchers.


Pravin U. Dugel, MD

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Novel brolucizumab fosters as real-world alternative for nAMD

Topline results from phase III studies investigating intravitreal brolucizumab (Novartis) for treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) support the potential of this novel anti-VEGF antibody to meet the real-world need for an alternative agent with a sustainable therapeutic regimen.


Peter J. McDonnell, MD

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Editorial: Cancer and the eye: Mysteries remain

As ophthalmology continues to advance, there is still room for more ocular cancer understanding and research.


Nancy Groves

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Tocilizumab effective for managing posterior segment inflammation

Improvement in visual acuity, central retinal thickness, vitreous haze reported at 6 months


Allen C. Ho, MD

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MCO-010 optogenetic gene therapy for severe vision loss in Stargardt disease

A mutation-agnostic optogenetic gene therapy is in development using multi-characteristic opsin (MCO) to sensitize the retinal bipolar cells to detect light.


Cheryl Guttman Krader, BS, Pharm

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Survey: Retina specialists see need for alternative treatments for macular edema associated with noninfectious uveitis

Survey respondents point to a perceived gap in treatments for uveitic macular edema, document interest in suprachoroidal drug delivery.


Ophthalmology Times Staff Reports

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2023: What awaits ophthalmology in the year ahead

As we approach the end of 2022, members of the Ophthalmology Times Europe® Editorial Advisory Board were asked to predict developments in their ophthalmic specialties and interests. A focus is our ageing population, while efficiency and productivity are also on their minds. The board members agree that one of the major challenges in the year to come will be the large number of patients awaiting diagnosis and treatment, which is only going to increase with the rising average life expectancy worldwide.


Rose Schneider Krivich

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Anti-seizure drug gets boxed warning for eye damage risks

The FDA has approved changes to the drug label of the anti-seizure drug ezogabine (Potiga), underscoring risks of abnormalities to the retina in the eye, potential vision loss, and skin discoloration-all of which may become permanent.


Michelle Dalton

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Migraines and retinal perfusion: A headache for physicians, patients

Optical coherence tomography angiography can detect microcirculatory disturbances during acute attacks.


Vanessa Caceres

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PALADIN subset finds improvement after 12 months with intravitreal implant

Among a subset of patients in the phase IV PALADIN study, there was improved visual acuity, improved macular thickness, and reduced treatment burden among patients treated with the intravitreal fluocinolone acetonide 0.2 µg (Iluvien implant) for DME.


Dr Fahd Quhill

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Intravitreal implant could bring significant cost savings to NHS England

A study has revealed that a budgetary saving per treated patient with the fluocinolone acetonide implant (Iluvien) versus ranibizumab (Lucentis) could lead to a significant cost-saving to NHS England.


Nicola O'Connell

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Moorfields research provides hope for choroideremia cure

Preliminary research has shown that ataluren is effective in overriding the nonsense mutation in choroideremia patients, however, further research is needed.


Thomas A. Albini, MD

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Case #2: Impressions and Clinical Insights

A retina specialist discusses impressions and key take away points from patient case.





David S. Boyer, MD

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Emerging treatments for advanced dry AMD

Investigational pipeline provides promise for an unmet need.


Dr. Michal S. Nowak

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Review of the epidemiology of diabetic retinopathy

The prevalence of visual impairment and blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy is increasing worldwide. Early recognition, perhaps via a screening programme, and timely management would be of benefit.

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