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Genentech to Reintroduce Susvimo Ocular Implant for Wet AMD
Genentech to Reintroduce Susvimo Ocular Implant for Wet AMD Jul 17, 2024 Genentech announced the reintroduction of Susvimo (ranibizumab injection) 100 mg/mL for intravitreal use via ocular implant, aimed at treating wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Outlook Therapeutics Receives UK Approval of Lytenava for Wet AMD Treatment
Outlook Therapeutics Receives UK Approval of Lytenava for Wet AMD Treatment Jul 16, 2024 Outlook Therapeutics announced that the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted marketing authorization for Lytenava (bevacizumab gamma) for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the UK.
Novo Nordisk’s Popular Weight Loss Drugs Linked to Higher Risk of NAION
Novo Nordisk’s Popular Weight Loss Drugs Linked to Higher Risk of NAION Jul 04, 2024 A recent study by Mass Eye and Ear links semaglutide (Ozempic, Wegovy) from Novo Nordisk to higher NAION risk.

 

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Opthea Launches Medical Advisory Board with Global Retina Experts
Opthea Launches Medical Advisory Board with Global Retina Experts Jul 19, 2024 Opthea announced the formation of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB), comprised of ten distinguished thought leaders in the field of retina from across the globe.
EssilorLuxottica Acquires 80% Stake in Heidelberg Engineering
EssilorLuxottica Acquires 80% Stake in Heidelberg Engineering Jul 19, 2024 EssilorLuxottica announced its acquisition of an 80% stake in Heidelberg Engineering, a German company specializing in ophthalmic technology. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
NexThera Submits IND Application for NT-101, a Non-Invasive Treatment for Wet AMD
NexThera Submits IND Application for NT-101, a Non-Invasive Treatment for Wet AMD Jul 18, 2024 NexThera has officially submitted a Phase 1/2a Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for NT-101, an innovative non-invasive eye drop treatment targeting wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD).

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Antioxidant Supplements Show Promise in Slowing Late-Stage Dry AMD Progression
Antioxidant Supplements Show Promise in Slowing Late-Stage Dry AMD Progression Jul 19, 2024 Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have identified that daily antioxidant supplements can potentially slow the progression of the disease, preserving central vision for affected individuals.
Researchers Discover Novel Imaging Technique for MS Diagnosis
Researchers Discover Novel Imaging Technique for MS Diagnosis Jul 18, 2024 Researchers from Durham University, UK, and Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran, have discovered a pioneering method for diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) using advanced eye imaging techniques.
Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Acute Leukemia Are Diverse and Detectable
Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Acute Leukemia Are Diverse and Detectable Jul 18, 2024 Acute leukemia can present with various ophthalmologic manifestations, which are detectable at both initial presentation and relapse, according to a study published online on July 10 in the Annals of Hematology.

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Your Complete Guide to Cataract Surgery in 2024
Your Complete Guide to Cataract Surgery in 2024 Jun 10, 2024 Cataract surgery is a safe, effective procedure that improves vision by removing cloudy lenses from the eyes and replacing them with artificial lenses.
The Revolutionary Phacoemulsification Procedure: An In-Depth Look at Modern Cataract Surgery
The Revolutionary Phacoemulsification Procedure: An In-Depth Look at Modern Cataract Surgery Jun 10, 2024 The phacoemulsification procedure has transformed cataract surgery, offering a less invasive and more efficient method for cataract removal.
Intracapsular Cataract Extraction (ICCE): Indications, Complications, and Management
Intracapsular Cataract Extraction (ICCE): Indications, Complications, and Management Jun 10, 2024 Intracapsular Cataract Extraction (ICCE) is a surgical technique where the entire lens and the surrounding capsule are removed from the eye.
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