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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

Researchers: No need to screen nonagenarians for diabetic retinopathyPeople over 90 years of age may not benefit from being screened for diabetic retinopathy, researchers say. A review of 200 randomly chosen people in the United Kingdom eligible for screening at this age found that only 2 had been referred for further evaluation of diabetic retinopathy.
OASIS study shows positive results for ocriplasmin injectionAnalyses of data from the OASIS study confirm the efficacy of intravitreal ocriplasmin for the treatment of symptomatic vitreomacular traction/vitreomacular adhesion (VMT/VMA) and the importance of proper patient selection, said Peter K. Kaiser, MD.
Diopsys portable device aids in detection of retinal pathologiesDiopsys Inc. introduced a tabletop version of its electroretinography (ERG) and visual evoked potential (VEP) testing technology (ARGOS).
Diopsys portable device aids in detection of retinal pathologiesDiopsys Inc. introduced a tabletop version of its electroretinography (ERG) and visual evoked potential (VEP) testing technology (ARGOS).
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
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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.