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

Annual Eye Exam for Preschool Children Advised

All children should have an eye exam between the ages of 3-6, preferably every year, according to new vision-screening recommendations for preschool-aged children.

Vision Loss Risk Cut in Half with Prostaglandin Analogue Eye Drops for Glaucoma

Prostaglandin analogue eye drops significantly reduce the risk of vision loss in patients with glaucoma, reports a new study.

Risks ID'd for Referral-Warranted Retinopathy of Prematurity

Predictors have been identified for referral-warranted (RW)-retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).

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