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Sulcus-to-sulcus suture technique offers solution for silicone oil use in aphakic eyes with iris loss

Retention sutures placed sulcus-to-sulcus in the iris plane are effective for keeping the silicone oil out of the anterior chamber.

Retina Treatments

Exploring MEK inhibitor-associated subretinal fluid
Bevacizumab 6-week AMD regimen falls short of ranibizumab 4-week regimen
Buckling procedure successful for retinal detachment in high myopia
Top 5 retina news stories
Erythropoietin appears effective in stabilizing dry AMDThe neuroprotective effects of intraocular treatment with erythropoietin in the reduction of geographic atrophy progression and vision loss were reviewed in an off-label study.
Promising results with implantable mini telescope for end-stage AMDA 5-year study of the implantable miniature telescope for bilateral, end-stage age-related macular degeneration found positive results with a few complications.
Home monitoring for AMD may have substantial impact on U.S. public healthUse of a home monitoring device to monitor patients at high risk for wet age-related macular degeneration may have a considerable public health impact over time.
Ranibizumab provides solid safety, efficacy in real-world populationTreatment with ranibizumab is safe and efficacious for currently licensed indications, according to an interim analysis of data from the LUMINOUS Study.
Patients report positive results from ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesionImprovement in patients’ assessment of visual function was reported after treatment with intravitreal ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesion.
2015 ARVO finds connections in innovative drug delivery, therapiesForward-looking research in drug delivery and therapies filled the sessions at this year’s meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.