Latest Conference Articles

Gene therapy offers first steps in treatment of achromatopsia

Gene therapy offers first steps in treatment of achromatopsia

May 14th 2021

ARVO

Mark Pennesi, MD, PhD, reports during ARVO 2021 that preliminary results have shown that AGTC-401 and AGTC-402 seem safe and well tolerated in patients with ACHM.

Foveal morphologic changes in LCA sparked by gene therapy

Foveal morphologic changes in LCA sparked by gene therapy

May 10th 2021

ARVO

In a presentation at ARVO, Friederike Kortuem, MD, MSc, explains that treatment with voretigene neparvovec-rzyl led to a short-term change in the foveal morphology in a patient with visual impairment that included nyctalopia and decreased visual acuity in early childhood.

Analysis of 24-month data from the PALADIN study

Analysis of 24-month data from the PALADIN study

May 7th 2021

ARVO

Michael A. Singer, MD, speaks on the highlights of his presentation focusing on IOP in the PALADIN 24-month data intravitreal steroid (ILUVIEN).

A look at real-world trial data replication outcomes from IRIS Registry data

A look at real-world trial data replication outcomes from IRIS Registry data

May 6th 2021

ARVO

Theodore Leng, MD, discusses the highlights from his presentation on "AAO IRIS Registry Data Replicates VIEW 1 and VIEW 2 Clinical Trial Outcome Data," during the virtual 2021 ARVO meeting.

Linking patient imaging data to AAO IRIS Registry

Linking patient imaging data to AAO IRIS Registry

May 6th 2021

ARVO

Michael Mbagwu, MD, speaks on the highlights of his virtual 2021 ARVO presentation regarding the development of an algorithm tool that links patient imaging to their clinical data, specifically within the AAO IRIS Registry.

Analyzing clinical results of dexamethasone implant effect on macular thickness

Analyzing clinical results of dexamethasone implant effect on macular thickness

May 5th 2021

ARVO

Daniel F. Kiernan, MD, discusses key findings of a clinical study analyzing the effect of dexamethasone intracameral drug-delivery suspension on macular thickness based on OCT testing following vitreoretinal surgery.

Diabetes and DR: Progress in a global epidemic

Diabetes and DR: Progress in a global epidemic

May 5th 2021

ARVO

Clinicians' knowledge of the epidemiology, natural history, causal mechanisms, and treatments for diabetic retinopathy (DR) has evolved dramatically over recent decades.

Wet AMD treatment burden eased by nonviral gene therapy

Wet AMD treatment burden eased by nonviral gene therapy

May 3rd 2021

ARVO

EYS809, a non-viral gene therapy sustained drug-delivery product that delivers anti-vascular endothelial growth factor to the eye, may replace the need for repeated intravitreal anti-VEGF injections and improve vision in patients diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration.

Novel factors predict ocriplasmin efficacy in symptomatic vitreomacular traction

Novel factors predict ocriplasmin efficacy in symptomatic vitreomacular traction

May 3rd 2021

ARVO

Logan Vander Woude, DO, MPH, examines research on improved resolution of symptomatic vitreomacular traction as an attempt to further refine the potential factors predictive of better outcomes.

Targeting neurodegenerative diseases with risuteganib as treatment therapy

Targeting neurodegenerative diseases with risuteganib as treatment therapy

May 3rd 2021

ARVO

Glenn J. Jaffe, MD, discusses the key points of his virtual presentation on targeting neurodegenerative diseases with risuteganib, minimizing damage to the retina when compromised, and the need for newer treatment therapies to target different pathways.