AMD

Faricimab Shows Positive Two-year Results Using Treat & Extend Regimen

About 60% of AMD patients maintained vision gains while pushing the dosing interval to 16 weeks.
02/20/2024

Thin Double Layer Sign in the Fovea on OCT Predicts GA

Structural imaging shows the presence of biomarkers associated with the development of foveal atrophy at two years.
02/14/2024

Centrally Located Drusen Strongly Associated with AMD Risk

Characterization of distribution patterns could modify the classification of the disease’s early and intermediate stages.
02/12/2024

New AMD-associated Genetic Risk Variants Identified

Do these new findings improve the accuracy of polygenic risk scores? A recent study investigates.
02/05/2024

Small Study Describes New Non-exudative AMD Variant

Intraretinal fluid can occur in the absence of typical MNV lesions.
02/01/2024

Keep Up Oral Hygiene for Better Sight

Systemic inflammation from severe gum disease has retinal effects similar to early manifestations of AMD.
01/25/2024

Reduced Kidney Function Associated with Late AMD

This finding underscores the importance of eye exams in these patients.
01/16/2024

Commonly Used Alzheimer’s Therapy May Reduce Incidence of AMD

New study adds to the mounting evidence of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors’ secondary benefits in patients with this incurable disease.
01/09/2024

Metformin Shows No Effect on GA Progression

Recently lauded as a potential intervention for wet AMD, the drug nevertheless failed against atrophy stemming from the dry form of the disease.
01/05/2024

Study Links Digestive Health to AMD

Dysbiosis—adverse changes to the microorganisms of the GI tract—may trigger inflammatory processes that extend to the eye, researchers suggest.
01/02/2024

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February 28, 2024

The Anti-evaporative Piece of the Dry Eye Rx Eye Drop Puzzle
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse
Presenter: Paul M. Karpecki, OD
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: 7:00pm ET

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February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House
Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
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Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
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