Ophthalmology

Gene Therapy Associated With Vision Preservation in Retinal Disease

July 22nd 2021, 3:00pm

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The manipulation of key enzymes through methods of gene therapy was shown to provide protection against vision loss from multiple retinal conditions.

Dr Bobeck Modjtahedi Outlines Limitations of Telehealth Use for Diabetic Retinopathy

July 19th 2021, 5:45pm

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Bobeck Modjtahedi, MD, highlights some of the challenges of using telehealth to treat individuals with diabetic retinopathy.

Ophthalmology Overview: Pediatric Eye Examinations, How Diet Affects Glaucoma, and More

July 15th 2021, 2:00pm

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Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

Team Creates Algorithm to Allocate Gene Therapy for Patients With Inherited Vision Loss

July 11th 2021, 12:40pm

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The development of a successful gene therapy for RPE65-associated inherited retinal disease is a major breakthrough, but it also prompts difficult questions about which patients are good candidates for the therapy.

Hormonal Contraceptive Use Associated With Increased Risk of Glaucoma in Women

July 10th 2021, 5:30pm

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Hormonal contraceptive use among women of childbearing age was associated with a more than 2-fold higher risk of developing glaucoma, although risk was still relatively low.

Ophthalmology Overview: Racial Inequities in Ocular Health Care, Eye Implications of Alzheimer Disease, and More

July 9th 2021, 2:00pm

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Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

Preservative-Free Beta-blockers Appear to Hold Up Well Against Preserved Formulations in Treating Glaucoma

June 30th 2021, 12:30pm

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A new meta-analysis finds rigorous evidence lacking; however, existing data suggest preservative-free formulations of beta-blockers may work just as well as preserved beta-blockers in reducing intraocular pressure.

Ophthalmology Overview: Early Diagnosis of Blinding Diseases, Increasing Access to Eye Care, and More

June 24th 2021, 1:30pm

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Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

Ophthalmology Overview: Unraveling Biological Pathways of Glaucoma, Classification for Uveitis Subtypes, and More

June 18th 2021, 3:00pm

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Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

New Study Data May Help Shape Treatments for Ocular Hypertension

June 16th 2021, 4:15pm

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Over 20 years, 1 in 4 patients with ocular hypertension suffered visual field loss from primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a new study.