Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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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).

Sun Exposure and Exfoliation Syndrome

Cumulative lifetime outdoor activities may contribute to exfoliation syndrome (XFS).

No Cataract Protection with Vitamin E

Daily supplements of selenium or vitamin E don't seem to protect against the development of age-related cataracts among men.

Vision Loss Post-Spinal Fusion

Though rare, some patients are at higher risk for perioperative visual loss (POVL) after spinal fusion surgery.

Declining Vision and Mortality

Among aging adults, decreasing visual acuity is associated with increased mortality risk.

Risks for Diabetic Macular Edema

Some subpopulations of patients with diabetes carry a higher burden of diabetic macular edema (DME).

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

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

News

Eylea Shows Greater Visual Acuity Gain in DME Trial

Regeneron announced results from an effectiveness study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) treated with Eylea (aflibercept) Injection compared to Avastin (bevacizumab; Genentech) and Lucentis (ranibizumab; Genentech).

Stem Cells for Eye Diseases Exhibit Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety

A new study is the first to show the long-term safety of embryonic stem cell transplants to treat human disease.

Mini Telescope Implant for AMD Use Expanded

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Implantable Miniature Telescope for patients with bilateral end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) aged ≥65 years.

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