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Acular (Ketorolac Tromethamine Ophthalmic) - News


News related to Acular (Ketorolac Ophthalmic) and/or conditions it is approved for

Prompt or Delayed Laser Equal in Diabetic Macular Edema
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.08.14]
For patients receiving intravitreal ranibizumab, the timing of laser treatment for diabetic macular edema has little effect on outcome, report researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Supplements to Slow Macular Degeneration May Backfire
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.08.13]
Nutritional supplements recommended to slow macular degeneration might instead accelerate the condition in people with certain genotypes, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

European Commission grants EYLEA licence for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2014.08.13]
Bayer HealthCare today announces that EYLEA® (aflibercept solution for injection) has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic macular...

Age-related macular degeneration occurs much earlier than previously assumed
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2014.07.22]
It is widely accepted that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of visual impairment and blindness in industrialized countries.

Macular Degeneration
Source: MedicineNet Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Magnifiers Specialty [2014.01.23]
Title: Macular Degeneration
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/23/1999 6:05:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Jetrea Gets FDA Nod for Macular Adhesion
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.10.19]
WASHINGTON -- The FDA has approved ocriplasmin (Jetrea) as the first nonsurgical treatment for symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion.

'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
Source: MedicineNet Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Type) Specialty [2010.07.07]
Title: 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
Category: Health News
Created: 7/6/2010 2:10:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/7/2010

Diabetic Vision Loss: Screening Key, Blacks at Greatest Risk
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2014.08.15]
One in 25 US adults with diabetes over age 40 has diabetic macular edema, and African Americans are at higher risk, a new study indicates. The lead author is calling for better screening.
Medscape Medical News

Retina Specialists Report Problems With Ocriplasmin
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines [2014.08.12]
Many patients suffer adverse effects after treatment with ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesion, a survey of specialists finds.
Medscape Medical News

Rehab for age-related loss of vision cuts depression risk in half
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
Research finds that a technique called behavioral activation leads to a 50% decrease in the chances of people with age-related macular degeneration developing clinical depression.

Ruboxistaurin (RBX) may reduce risk of vision loss in diabetics
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Endocrinology and Diabetes
Phase III trial demonstrates ruboxistaurin (RBX) may reduce the risk of vision loss especially in diabetic macular edema.

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