Retina

Linking patient imaging to AAO IRIS Registry clinical data

Dr. Michael Mbagwu speaks on the highlights of his virtual 2021 ARVO presentation regarding the development of an algorithm tool that links patient imaging to their clinical data, specifically within the AAO IRIS Registry.

Clinical results analyze dexamethasone implant effect on macular thickness

Dr. Daniel F. Kiernan discusses key findings of a clinical study analyzing the effect of dexamethasone intracameral drug-delivery suspension on macular thickness based on OCT testing following vitreoretinal surgery.

Ray tracing and IOL modelling in AMD patients

Dr Uwe Oberheide discusses the key findings of his virtual ARVO 2021 presentation on modelling of IOLs for patients with AMD by ray tracing.

DMO study shows robust efficacy of intravitreal dexamethasone implant

April 16, 2021

In a real-world study of patients with treatment-naïve and previously treated diabetic macular oedema, injection of intravitreal dexamethasone 0.7-mg implant provided effective disease control with initial and repeat injections, regardless of reinjection interval.

The quest for topical treatments for the posterior segment

April 14, 2021

Topical eye drop treatments for the posterior segment would offer easier, less invasive options than those currently available. This would reduce the burden on both patients and their caregivers, increasing adherence and improving outcomes.

Rapid Readout: Angiopoietin-2 (Ang2) Inhibition in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema and Exudative AMD.

March 22, 2021

Anat Loewenstein, MD, MHA, discusses data from the Angiogenesis, Exudation, and Degeneration 2021 Virtual Symposium on angiopoietin-2/VEGF-A dual inhibition in the management of diabetic macular edema and exudative age-related macular degeneration.

Study targets strategies for CI-DMO

March 22, 2021

In the DRCR Retina Network Protocol V, which studied management strategies for eyes with centre-involving DMO and good visual acuity, the majority of eyes randomly assigned to initial observation completed the 2-year study without needing anti-VEGF therapy for vision loss and nearly one-third had spontaneous resolution of DMO.

Brolucizumab for neovascular AMD: Safety guidance and clinician perspectives

March 03, 2021

Although the majority of patients experience benefit with brolucizumab for the treatment of nAMD without severe adverse events, the risk of retinal vasculitis and/or retinal vascular occlusion needs to be balanced with potential benefits.