AMD

Home OCT Assessment of nAMD Comparable with Manual Grading

A prototype was able to accurately segment all types of retinal fluid in a cohort of patients receiving anti-VEGF.
11/28/2022

AMD, CSC Mechanisms Overlap, Gene Studies Say

Risk for the two conditions may be intertwined.
11/28/2022

Dry AMD Linked to Dementia

A 1.22-fold increase of development was determined for both degeneration types, a large study finds. The authors argue for eye doctors to consider performing cognitive testing when warranted.
11/16/2022

Traditional nAMD Progression Biomarkers Less Useful in Asians

Because of increased prevalence of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, these patients are less likely to have fellow-eye involvement, and they may present with different markers.
11/15/2022

Evaluating Visual Quality in AMD

Understand how to best serve your patients with this condition to help improve their quality of life.
11/15/2022

Cataract Surgery Positively Correlated to AMD Progression

Particularly beyond five years post-op, a meta-analysis identified an increased risk of disease worsening.
11/14/2022

Certain Systemic Medications May Lower AMD Prevalence

Understanding how these drugs interfere with the condition’s pathways may lead to new therapeutic avenues.
11/10/2022

Newest AMD Prevalence Estimate Says 20 Million Americans Affected

Nearly all—92.5%—are classified as early-stage disease in a new study that finds growth in this population.
11/08/2022

Risk of Vitreomacular Interface Changes in Early-stage Anti-VEGF Therapy

However, beyond the first three injections, the association showed no significance in nAMD patients.
11/07/2022

Susvimo AMD Implant Recalled Due to Potential for Leakage

Once production issues involving the device seal are resolved, the product is expected to re-enter the market next year.
10/20/2022

Upcoming Events

December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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