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.

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Gene Variant May Protect Against Macular Degeneration

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

Eylea Efficacious in Diabetic Macular Edema Trial

Regeneron announced results from its Phase 3 VIVID-DME trial of Eylea (afilbercept) injection for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME).

Many Glaucoma Patients Nonadherent to Meds

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

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