Ophthalmic Disorders Resource Center

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Ocular Syphilis: What Clinicians Should Know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a clinical advisory on ocular syphilis due to recent confirmed and suspected cases in several states.

Eye Complications Possible with Measles

In the midst of the current resurgence of measles across the United States, ophthalmologists are warning that even before the telltale skin rash appears, the infection typically shows up in the eyes.

FDA Expands Eylea Indication

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted expanded the use of Eylea (aflibercept; Regeneron) injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME).

Binocular Vision Linked to Increased Injuries

For older Medicare beneficiaries, having a disorder of binocular vision is associated with increased odds of musculoskeletal injury, fracture, and fall.

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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.

Chart: Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatments

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

News

Global Variation in Antibiotic Rx Practices After Eyelid Sx

There is considerable worldwide variation in antibiotic prescribing practices following eyelid surgery, according to a study in JAMA Ophthalmology.

First Corneal Implant to Improve Near Vision Approved

The FDA has approved KAMRA inlay (AcuFocus Inc.), an opaque, ring-shaped device for corneal implantation in one eye to improve near vision in certain patients with prebyopia.

Challenges of Ocular Antioxidants for Cataracts Explored

Delivery of antioxidants to the eye may be a therapeutic option for cataracts, but considerable challenges need to be resolved.

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