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Age-related Macular Degeneration
Oct 25, 2010
An oral retinol-binding protein inhibitor showed promising results in a phase 2 proof of concept study for geographic atrophy, a clinician reported at the joint meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology. Fenretinide (ReVision Therapeutics) slowed the progression of advanced dry age-related...

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Age-related macular degeneration
Oct 21, 2010
Paperwork delays in getting approval for Lucentis (ranibizumab) therapy of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Germany can lead to vision loss, according to a new study. In Germany, Lucentis treatment is usually covered by the public health insurance only after reviewing each individual case. In addition, health insurance...

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Senior women
Oct 21, 2010
The average age at which neovascular age-related macular degeneration develops is getting older, according to a new study. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is not only the leading cause of legal blindness in patients aged 65 and over, but is also now the commonest overall cause of blindness in the western world. Over 8 million people in...

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Intravitreal injection
Oct 17, 2010
Intravitreal Avastin (bevacizumab, IVB) is safe and effective for patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over a 24-month follow-up period, according to a new study. In 2006, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the use of Lucentis (ranibizumab) for the...

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Submacular hemorrhage
Oct 10, 2010
This review summarises what is known about submacular hemorrhage (SMH) in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) and discusses a variety of therapeutic interventions. The exact incidence of SMH in patients with nAMD is unknown, and risk factors for its occurrence ill defined. It is known, however, to be a relatively common problem...

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ForeseeHome
Sep 20, 2010
A device designed for in-home, self-administered testing may find utility in monitoring patients with intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The ForeseeHome (Notal Vision) device is engineered based on preferential hyperacuity perimeter technology, which in previous studies has been shown "to detect and quantify the severity of...

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Macular degeneration
Sep 20, 2010
Retrospective analysis of potential prognostic factors may help clinicians understand which patients with age-related macular degeneration are likely to respond well to anti-VEGF therapy, a speaker said at the Euretina meeting. "Anti-VEGF treatment has changed dramatically the prognosis of AMD. In most cases, visual acuity will not decrease...

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Age-related macular degeneration
Sep 20, 2010
A drop in visual acuity, persistent or recurrent fluid on ocular coherence tomography, new hemorrhage or distortion are all "markers" that can assist in monitoring the effectiveness of Lucentis treatment in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) cases, a clinician said here. Monitoring Lucentis (ranibizumab) therapy in AMD treatment can be...

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Vitreomacular traction
Sep 12, 2010
Good visual outcomes can be achieved without surgery in patients with choroidal neovascularization (CNVM) that develop vitreomacular traction (VMT), according to a new study. Adhesion between the retina and vitreous occurs regularly in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and may cause VMT in eyes with CNVM, a retrospective...

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Lucentis
Aug 29, 2010
Lucentis was safe and effective with quarterly (and then monthly) dosing during the 2-year Phase IIIb PIER study of subjects with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), accordingto a new report from the study. Lucentis provided significant visual acuity (VA) benefit in patients with AMD-related CNV compared with sham injection....

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