LIGHTSITE II study: Photobiomodulation treatment improves vision in eyes with dry AMDSeptember 12th 2021
During a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Prof. Ben Burton detailed how dry AMD patients treated with photobiomodulation therapy have seen improvements in best-corrected visual acuity 9 months after treatment.
Exploring the clinical and humanistic burden of geographic atrophySeptember 11th 2021
During a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Dr Daniel Jones discussed GA and emphasized the need for additional study to gain a better understanding of the burden experienced by patients.
Brolucizumab injection improves vision in eyes with neovascular AMDSeptember 11th 2021
In a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Dr Cristina Cristian noted that an injection of brolucizumab treatment in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration led to a median improvement in visual acuity (VA) of 10.5 letters and the drug was well-tolerated.
Role of anterior vitreous, managing retinal folds in retinal detachment casesSeptember 11th 2021
Dr Grazia Pertile discusses the highlights of her presentations on the management of retinal folds after retinal detachment and the role of the anterior vitreous as a cause of recurrent retinal detachment.
Optogenetic therapy for retinal degeneration shows potential of gene-independent therapeutic strategiesSeptember 10th 2021
During a presentation at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Dr José-Alain Sahel explains that optogenetics involves the use of artificial photoreceptors from specific retinal cells to restore vision by transferring a gene that encodes for a light-sensitive protein that causes neuronal cells to respond to light stimulation.
Addressing roadblocks of treating peripheral hemorrhagic polypoidal choroidal vasculopathySeptember 9th 2021
Treating the disease can be a challenge, and at the EURETINA 2021 Virtual Congress, Dr Chekitaan Singh discussed a case study detailing the care of a patient who had already lost vision in one eye from a similar issue.