Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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Gene Variant and Macular Degeneration

The hepatic lipase gene (LIPC) rs10468017 variant is associated with a reduced risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration.

Many Nonadherent to Glaucoma Meds

A considerable proportion of patients are nonadherent to glaucoma medication, but a telecommunication intervention can improve adherence.

Amblyopia Tx for Good Vision Later

Most children treated for moderate amblyopia when <7 years have good visual acuity at 15 years of age.

Cataract Surgery Helps Dementia Patients

Along with improving vision, cataract surgery may slow mental decline in people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia.

Telemedicine Effective for ROP

Telemedicine is a valid means of screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), reports a new study.

Bionic Eye for Retinitis Pigmentosa

Could a "bionic eye" become a widespread treatment option for severe retinitis pigmentosa?

Switching Macular Degeneration Tx

By switching preferred therapy for macular degeneration, Medicare can realize substantial cost savings.

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

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



Diabetic Macular Edema Higher in Some Groups

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

Lucentis sBLA Submitted for Diabetic Retinopathy

Genentech has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the FDA for Lucentis (ranibizumab) injection for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.

FDA Approves New Indication for Eylea

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

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