Paediatrics

Bursts of intensive outdoor activity result in increased choroidal, central corneal thickness in paediatric patients

May 02, 2022

In a poster presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting in Denver, Dr Mamoru Ogawa noted that investigators have found that the choroidal and central corneal thicknesses increased over a very short period of time following intensive outdoor activity.

First paediatric patient dosed in BRILLIANCE Phase 1/2 clinical trial for LCA10

April 16, 2022

The trial marks the first-ever in vivo delivery of an experimental CRISPR gene editing medicine to a paediatric patient, with the company on track to complete dosing of the paediatric mid-dose cohort in the first half of 2022.

'Focus on Child Eye Health' initiative introduced by IAPB

April 09, 2022

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) recently announced an expansion of their ‘Focus on Glaucoma’ and ‘Focus on Diabetes’ series with their new ‘Focus on Child Eye Health’ series in partnership with CooperVision.