• By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    OCUPHIRE NEWS LEADS JANUARY REFRACTIVE SURGERY COVERAGE

    The leading refractive surgery stories on Healio/OSN so far this year include a guest blogger examining the benefits of in-office premium...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    DEPUY SYNTHES RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE FOR ROBOTIC-ASSISTED TKR SOLUTION

    DePuy Synthes has received FDA 510 clearance of the Velys robotic-assisted total knee replacement solution for use with the Attune...

    Knees
  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    HIGH VISCERAL FAT INDEX INCREASES RISK FOR SURGERY IN IBD

    Visceral fat index may indicate a patient's risk for refractory inflammatory bowel disease and likelihood of surgery, suggesting early...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    MACHINE LEARNING MODEL MAY INFLUENCE INDIVIDUALIZED CARE OF CROHN'S DISEASE IN CHILDREN

    A machine learning image model describing Crohn's disease phenotypes may impact individualized care for children with Crohn's, according...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    FDA APPROVES LUPKYNIS, FIRST-EVER ORAL THERAPY FOR LUPUS NEPHRITIS

    The FDA has approved voclosporin as the first oral treatment for lupus nephritis in adult patients who are receiving background immunosuppressive...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    FDA APPROVES FIRST LONG-ACTING INJECTABLE REGIMEN FOR HIV

    The FDA approved the first long-acting injectable regimen for HIV treatment, Cabenuva, which includes shots of cabotegravir and rilpivirine...

    Injections, Injection, Drugs
  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    HAAG-STREIT LAUNCHES TECHNOLOGY TO MANAGE MYOPIA

    Haag-Streit Diagnostics has introduced Lenstar Myopia to combat the increasing demand for myopia management. Combining the Lenstar...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    CHRONOBIOLOGICAL ALTERATIONS TIED TO PASSIVE, ACTIVE SUICIDAL IDEATION AND PREPARATION

    Chronobiological alterations appeared directly linked to passive and active suicidal ideation and preparation, according to study results...

    Sleep
  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY EFFECTIVE FOR DEPRESSED PATIENTS WITH, WITHOUT COMORBID BPD

    Acute course electroconvulsive therapy benefited patients with depression with or without comorbid borderline personality disorder,...

    Depression
  • By Healio   -   Jan 23, 2021

    VIDEO: STUDY SHOWS ‘CURATIVE POTENTIAL' IN PATIENTS WITH RELAPSED REFRACTORY DISEASE

    Jakub Svoboda, MD, of Penn Medicine, discussed data from the ZUMA-12 study presented at the ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The...

    Lymphoma
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    POSITIVE RESULTS REPORTED FOR SURF-201 IN TREATMENT OF POSTOP PAIN, INFLAMMATION

    SURF-201 met its primary endpoints in a phase 2 trial investigating the therapy in the treatment of post-cataract surgery pain and...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    ANGLE ALPHA, ANGLE KAPPA PLAY ROLE IN GOOD IOL CENTRATION

    For cataract surgery, when we implant the IOL, the closer the optic is to the center of vision, the better it is for visual outcomes. This...

    Cataract, Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    ASSOCIATIONS PROVIDE PATHWAYS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES TO SUCCEED

    The influence of race and racism in ophthalmology is evident in the numbers. Of 94,243 students enrolled in U.S. medical schools in...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS: A RESET FOR 2021

    Wow! 2020 sure did not turn out quite the way we expected, did it? 2020, the year of the eye doctor. So not. A year that started out...

    Eye, Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    PATIENT HISTORY KEY FOR TREATING CORNEAL INFILTRATES

    Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists,...

    Cataract
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    REAL-WORLD STUDY HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO IMPROVE EARLY WET AMD DIAGNOSIS

    A real-world analysis conducted on a large ophthalmology registry confirmed that best results with anti-VEGF injections in age-related...

    Registry, Eye, Injection, AMD, Injections
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    UNDERREPRESENTATION ISSUES PERSIST IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

    Diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in a profession or in any setting for that matter are complex and challenging subjects to...

  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    WOMAN PRESENTS WITH GRADUALLY WORSENING VISION

    A 45-year-old woman presented to the New England Eye Center comprehensive ophthalmology clinic for evaluation of gradually worsening...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    CHEMOTHERAPY MAY OFFER ALTERNATIVE TO ENUCLEATION IN CERTAIN RETINOBLASTOMA CASES

    A conservative approach can be considered as a safe alternative to primary enucleation in children with advanced retinoblastoma in...

    Eye
  • By Healio   -   Jan 22, 2021

    UNTETHERED PORTABILITY OF RETINA LASER SYSTEM ALLOWS FOR EXPANDED TREATMENT

    The portability of retina diagnostic and treatment tools, such as the recently approved Lion green laser system, allows surgeons to...