Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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Retinitis Pigmentosa Gene Therapy: Orphan Drug

The FDA has granted Orphan Drug designation to RST-001 for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

Reading Glasses Obsolete with Implantable Device? ...

A new implantable eye device might make reading glasses a thing of the past.

Telescope Implant for AMD Use Expanded

The FDA has approved the Implantable Miniature Telescope for patients with bilateral end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) aged ≥65 years.

Stem Cells for Macular Dystrophy, Degeneration

A new study is the first to show the long-term safety of embryonic stem cell transplants to treat human disease, including Stargardt's macular dystrophy and dry atrophic age-related macular degeneration.

Ozurdex Granted General DME Indication

The FDA has approved Ozurdex (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME).

CDC: Children Need Vision Care

Millions of infants and children aren't receiving recommended medical care aimed at detecting and preventing disease, including vision screenings.

Eylea Gains New Indication

FDA has approved Eylea (aflibercept) injection for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME).

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

Review this chart on Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments for quick information when you need it.

News

Multidose Eye Drop Approach Approved by Joint Commission

A policy and procedural approach to the use of multidose eye drops has been approved by The Joint Commission and can reduce costs for patients and facilities.

Statin Use and Cataracts Linked, But Benefits Outweigh Risks

Statin use may raise the risk of developing cataracts, but the benefits far outweigh any small risk for cataract surgery.

Aspirin Use Linked to Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) accounts for up to 50% of all cases of central blindness, and inconsistent results have been reported on its association with aspirin use in previous research.

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