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2014-07-14 23:03:57

The Retina Group of New York (RGONY), with offices in Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY, has announced the availability of Ozurdex® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) as a long-lasting treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME) patients. Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The Retina Group of New York (RGONY), with offices in Hicksville and Hauppauge, NY, has announced the availability of Ozurdex® (dexamethasone intravitreal implant) as a long-lasting treatment for...

2014-07-14 08:26:54

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - HOYA signs a multiple-year contract with Eye diagnostics innovator i-Optics to offer opticians the EasyScan 3 minute eye care test services for life-long eye health. i-Optics, the inventor of the Easyscan retinal imaging device and HOYA Vision Care signed a multiple-year contract to launch a unique collaboration in the optical retail market. i-Optics developed the EasyScan to make medical grade images of...

2014-06-27 08:24:46

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection has been recommended for approval by the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular edema (DME). The decision of the European Commission is expected in the second half of 2014. "Diabetes is a growing health concern worldwide and this milestone brings us...

2014-06-23 08:27:39

ATLANTA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) (Alimera), a biopharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that the Italian Medicines Agency (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco) has granted marketing authorization to ILUVIEN® for the treatment of vision impairment associated with chronic diabetic macular edema (DME) considered insufficiently responsive to...

2014-06-16 12:29:40

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 74th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) was the setting that released the initial results from the recently completed multi-center diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening clinical trial. The trial evaluated the effectiveness of RETeval based visual electrophysiology in assessing sight threatening DR as well as clinically significant macular edema (CSME) in comparison to the gold standard of dilated...

2014-06-11 04:21:59

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare today announced that Bayer HealthCare has submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) seeking marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO). The EMA submission is based on the positive Phase 3 VIBRANT trial, a double-masked,...

2014-06-09 08:29:08

VANCOUVER, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics Inc. ("iCo" or "the Company") (TSX-V: ICO) (OTCQX: ICOTF) today announced top-line results related to the eight month visual acuity (VA) primary endpoint for subjects enrolled in the Phase 2 iDEAL Study, conducted in collaboration with JDRF, evaluating the efficacy and safety after repeated injections of iCo-007 in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). Statistical methods employed included both Last Observation Carry...

2014-05-28 16:24:35

Major population study finds vasodilators may raise likelihood of age-related macular degeneration SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among Americans who are age 65 and older,[1] according to a study published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology....

2014-05-28 12:30:11

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Eye Foundation of America announced today that it is working with the Gourami Eye Institute, a fully-equipped eye hospital in Rajahmundry, India (300 miles east of Hyderabad) to provide international learning opportunities for ophthalmology students who have an interest in diabetic retinopathy. The program will provide students hands-on experience performing in-the-field diabetic retinopathy preventative screenings as well as...

2014-05-12 11:53:53

Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute Bioengineering a safe treatment for retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss in Canada A new drug approach has been developed for safer clean-up of deformed blood vessels in the eye by a research team at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. The growth of malformed blood vessels that can burst is a leading cause of vision loss in North America. Retinopathy and retina degeneration are associated with...


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