Latest Intraocular pressure Stories

2010-11-09 13:35:25

Corneal arcus, a condition in which a ring of lipids builds up around the cornea, appears common among middle-age and older adults and may be associated with elevated eye pressure, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2010-11-02 15:14:03

A tool, widely regarded as the "gold standard," but often deemed to be too expensive, cuts needless referrals for suspected glaucoma, indicates preliminary research published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.

2010-09-07 17:18:00

- SYL040012 is a new compound arising from Sylentis' research in ophthalmological disorders. - It is indicated for treating ocular hypertension and preventing glaucoma. - SYL040012 is a form of interference RNA (RNAi). - It reduces intraocular pressure by inhibiting the expression of b-adrenergic receptors. MADRID, Sept.

2010-08-10 13:39:54

Patients with glaucoma appear to have more rapid visual field change if they are older or if they have abnormal levels of anticardiolipin antibody (an antibody directed against a certain protein in the body).

2010-08-02 20:44:41

This month's Ophthalmology journal includes surprising research from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary on the relation of body weight to the risk for glaucoma.

2010-07-06 16:53:00

MADRID, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Sylentis, a biopharmaceutical subsidiary of Grupo Zeltia (MC: ZEL) and a pioneer in the research and development of new drugs based on gene silencing (interference RNA, RNAi), has completed Phase Ia of its first clinical trial with SYL040012 in the form of ophthalmic drops to treat elevated intraocular pressure and glaucoma.

2010-04-05 07:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Altheos, Inc., a privately held early-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has completed a $20 million Series A financing led by Bay City Capital.

2010-03-24 08:42:00

GENEVA, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the world's leading supplier(1) of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems)(2) devices for consumer and portable applications, has announced that it will develop and supply a wireless MEMS sensor that acts as a transducer, antenna and mechanical support for additional read-out electronics in a breakthrough platform developed by Swiss company Sensimed AG.

2010-03-09 09:30:00

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Aton Pharma, Inc., a diversified specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched an authorized generic version of its Timoptic-XE® (timolol maleate ophthalmic gel forming solution).

2010-03-08 17:00:00

Early treatment of ocular hypertension appears to reduce the risk of developing glaucoma, especially in individuals at the highest risk

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