AMD/RETINA

The number of laser shots applied in photocoagulation treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is significantly associated with the degree of myopia seen in treated children at 3 years of age, according to a study.

In 34 infants with ROP (68 eyes) treated by diode laser therapy, the number of laser shots applied was significantly higher for the eyes with high myopia in the children at 3 years old than for those without high myopia (P…


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  1. Aug 25, 2020

Clinical trial update for rare proliferative ocular diseases presented at meeting

During a presentation at the virtual World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2020, Todd C. Brady, MD, PhD, the CEO of Aldeyra Therapeutics, discussed the GUARD trial which is evaluating the efficacy of intravitreal ADX-2191 injections for the prevention of recurrent retinal detachment due to…

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  1. Sep 29, 2020

Number of laser shot treatments influences degree of myopia in ROP

The number of laser shots applied in photocoagulation treatment for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is significantly associated with the degree of myopia seen in treated children at 3 years of age, according to a study.…