Ophthalmology

LondonOC develops new, non-invasive technique to apply Xen stent into the eye

3 days ago   |   News Medical

The London Ophthalmology Centre has developed a new, non-invasive technique for the application of Xen stent into the eye to treat acute glaucoma. The micro device and new...
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Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

Virtual ophthalmology care may assume permanent role after pandemic

6 days ago   |   Healio

LAS VEGAS - Virtual assessments filled gaps in ophthalmology patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and may reduce unnecessary in-person visits, according to a presentation...
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VIDEO: Thomson outlines Zeiss Medical Ecosystem

VIDEO: Thomson outlines Zeiss Medical Ecosystem

9 days ago   |   Healio

LAS VEGAS - At the Eyecelerator ASCRS meeting, Euan Thomson, PhD, president of ophthalmology at Carl Zeiss Meditec, discusses the Zeiss Medical Ecosystem.
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Health care, ophthalmology markets offer ‘favorable environment' for investment

Health care, ophthalmology markets offer ‘favorable environment' for investment

10 days ago   |   Healio

LAS VEGAS - During a presentation at Eyecelerator ASCRS, Chris Cooley, CFA, managing director of Stephens Inc., said that health care markets are rallying after COVID-19...
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TSC1 Mosaicism leading to Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma but not Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

11 days ago   |   Pediatric Neurology

A previously healthy 10-year-old boy presented with nausea, vomiting, and severe morning headaches. His evaluation ultimately included head imaging about 9 months after symptom...
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Polygenic-Variant Testing Can Help Improves Glaucoma-Risk Prediction

11 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Polygenic risk scores can improve risk stratification in people at increased odds of developing open-angle glaucoma, according to researchers in Australia. Reuters Health...
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Cataract surgeons give tips on operating with silicone oil in the eye

Cataract surgeons give tips on operating with silicone oil in the eye

12 days ago   |   Healio

Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest hot...
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Compounded cyclosporine may be option for dry eye treatment

Compounded cyclosporine may be option for dry eye treatment

12 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Klarity-C was a suitable alternative treatment for patients with dry eye disease, according to a study published in Clinical Ophthalmology. OSN Cataract Surgery Board Member...
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Schirmer's test reliably predicts dry eye outcomes

Schirmer's test reliably predicts dry eye outcomes

12 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Lower Schirmer's test score correlated with increased corneal staining and more severe disease burden among patients with dry eye disease, according to research presented at...
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Intense pulsed light, gland expression improves MGD

Intense pulsed light, gland expression improves MGD

14 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Intense pulsed light therapy and meibomian gland expression improved symptoms in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction, according to a prospective study published in Eye &...
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Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...