Ophthalmology Times Europe May 2021

May 2021

Study examines pairing phacoemulsification with implantation of stents

April 26, 2021

A cost-utility analysis found that concurrent phacoemulsification and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery using trabecular microbypass stents is cost-effective for treating mild to moderate open-angle glaucoma, compared with cataract surgery alone.

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.