News related to Acular (Ketorolac Ophthalmic) and/or conditions it is approved for
Repeated eye injections for age-related macular degeneration associated with increased risk for glaucoma surgery
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2017.03.20]
Patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery, according to a study...
Assessing the impact of stress in age-related macular degeneration
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2017.03.07]
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.
Source: MedicineNet Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Magnifiers Specialty [2016.05.06]
Title: Macular Degeneration
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/23/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/6/2016 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
'Enormous Diversity' of Topics Await ENDO 2017 Attendees
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2017.03.24]
"Amazing breadth" includes "spectacular" plenaries, cutting-edge research on new treatments for many endocrine conditions, joint sessions with endocrine surgeons, and an epic diabetes drug debate.
Medscape Medical News
Physician Who Tricked Patients Into Surgery Gets 10 Years
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines [2017.03.21]
David Ming Pon, MD, bilked Medicare by telling patients they needed laser treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration they didn't have. Make him an example, two peers said.
Medscape Medical News
Unproven stem cell 'therapy' blinds three patients at Florida clinic
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2017.03.17]
Three people with macular degeneration were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment that was touted as a clinical trial in 2015 at a clinic in Florida.
World-first genetic clues point to risk of blindness
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
Australian scientists have discovered the first evidence of genes that cause Macular Telangiectasia type 2 (MacTel), a degenerative eye disease which leads to blindness and is currently incurable...