Ophthalmology Times eReport
Roles of Klotho and Endothelin-1 in pseudoexfoliation January 18, 2017By Laird HarrisonSerum and aqueous levels of Klotho levels are reduced in pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXF) and pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PEG) while Endothelin-1 (ET-1) is increased, researchers say. Tips for successful surgery with secondary IOLs January 20, 2017By Lynda ChartersAphakic eyes that have no or inadequate capsular support can pose a significant challenge to cataract surgeons. Careful attention to the preoperative considerations, appropriate intraocular lens choices, surgical techniques, and postoperative management can ensure optimal results. ‘Real-world’ ocriplasmin macular hole closure rates lag trials January 25, 2017By Laird HarrisonOcriplasmin (Jetrea, ThromboGenics) may achieve lower macular hole closure rates than in trials, new British and Irish data suggests. Also, “the incidence of adverse events was greater than previously reported,” wrote RJ Haynes of Bristol Eye Hospital in Bristol, United Kingdom, and colleagues in the journal Eye.