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New technologies deliver laser treatment for DME - Healio



New technologies deliver laser treatment for DME 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? Laser still plays a critical role in treatment of diabetic macular edema, and there is a ?proliferation of new devices out there to deliver subthreshold laser,? Elias Reichel, MD, told colleagues at Retina 2018. ?Laser still has an ...

 


Noninvasive Marker May ID Severity of Diabetic Retinopathy - Monthly Prescribing Reference



Noninvasive Marker May ID Severity of Diabetic Retinopathy 
Monthly Prescribing Reference
HealthDay News ? Disorganization of the inner retinal layers (DRIL) is associated with morphological changes in the outer retina and worse levels of diabetic retinopathy in eyes with diabetic macular edema (DME), according to a study published online ...

 


Fully Automated Analysis of Retinal Images by Deep Learning Holds Promise - MD Magazine



MD Magazine
 
Fully Automated Analysis of Retinal Images by Deep Learning Holds Promise 
MD Magazine
... Doppler Laboratory for Ophthalmic Image Analysis at the Medical University Vienna, in Austria, and colleagues to develop and validate a fully automated method of detecting and quantifying macular fluid in OTC imaging. The research group developed ...

 


Aflibercept for clinically significant diabetic macular edema: 12-month results in daily clinical practice - Dove Medical Press



Aflibercept for clinically significant diabetic macular edema: 12-month results in daily clinical practice 
Dove Medical Press
Purpose: To assess the effectiveness and safety of intravitreal aflibercept in clinically significant diabetic macular edema (DME) in daily clinical practice. Methods: Prospective, open-label, single-center study. Anti-vascular endothelial growth ...

 


Algorithms provide guidance for managing RVO-related macular edema - ModernMedicine



ModernMedicine
 
Algorithms provide guidance for managing RVO-related macular edema 
ModernMedicine
?Loss of visual function in patients with central or branch RVO is mainly caused by macular edema,? said Dr. Rodríguez, scientific director, Fundación Oftalmológica Nacional, and chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Universidad del Rosario School of ...

 


Effect of oral tranexamic acid on macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion or diabetes - Dove Medical Press



Effect of oral tranexamic acid on macular edema associated with retinal vein occlusion or diabetes 
Dove Medical Press
Purpose: Tranexamic acid (TXA) is a widely used antifibrinolytic agent that can also cause a decrease in vascular permeability. We hypothesized that TXA could improve macular edema (ME) that is caused by an increase in retinal vascular permeability ...

 


Opthea Initiates OPT-302 Diabetic Macular Edema Clinical Trial - GlobeNewswire (press release)



GlobeNewswire (press release)
 
Opthea Initiates OPT-302 Diabetic Macular Edema Clinical Trial 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opthea Limited (ASX:OPT), a late stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel biologic therapies to treat back-of-the-eye diseases, has commenced a Phase 1b/2a trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of OPT-302 in ...

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Wednesday's Hawaiian Eye 2018 speakers of the day named - Healio



Wednesday's Hawaiian Eye 2018 speakers of the day named 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? Yvonne Ou, MD, received the Hawaiian Eye Comprehensive Program's Speaker of the Day for Wednesday. Ou presented ?Apps to Help the Visually Impaired.? Ou described VoiceOver in the Apple iOS, Seeing AI, BeMyEyes and Aira, noting that ...

 


Eye implant helps patients with diabetes from going blind - KLFY



KLFY
 
Eye implant helps patients with diabetes from going blind 
KLFY
LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) ? A diabetes patient is saving his vision by receiving treatment for a rare medical condition. Macular Edema is a condition that only affects 10 percent of the 29 million Americans with diabetes. If left untreated, it can cause ...

 


Evidence mounts to support anti-VEGF to treat, prevent proliferative diabetic retinopathy - Healio



Evidence mounts to support anti-VEGF to treat, prevent proliferative diabetic retinopathy 
Healio
WAILEA, Hawaii ? The current algorithm for the treatment of proliferative diabetic retinopathy is effective but is an inherently destructive treatment, according to Michael S. Ip, MD. The question is whether there is an effective alternative to use in ...