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Fred Gebhart
The author is a correspondent for Urology Times, a sister publication.
Getting to the root cause of ocular allergy
Being armed with as much information as possible about a patient’s ocular allergies can make a major difference in treatment decisions, whether for dry eye or scheduling of ocular surgery.
What punctal plug delivery of dexamethasone means for allergic conjunctivitis
Treatment of chronic allergic conjunctivitis with a sustained-release dexamethasone resulted in better clinical results because of the sustained and controlled delivery.
Imaging device for newborns may prompt universal vision screening
The recent approval of an imaging device for newborn vision screening allows clinicians to image the anterior and posterior segments, the angle, and the fundus.
Sustained-release formula may obviate need for post-cataract steroid therapy
Two phase III trials evaluated sustained-release dexamethasone for the treatment of inflammation and pain after cataract surgery.
Patients report positive results from ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesion
Improvement in patients’ assessment of visual function was reported after treatment with intravitreal ocriplasmin for vitreomacular adhesion.
Racial gap remains in prostate CA recurrence
African-American men are still more likely than Caucasians to have a biochemical failure.

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