Several therapies are in the pipeline to treat Stargardt’s disease.
Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, and Boston University School of Medicine have found that the extent of retinal swelling due to cystoid macular edema (CME) was inversely related to dietary iodine intake in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
The FDA has issued 510(k) clearance to Nidek’s AL-Scan optical biometer.
The FDA has designated Dompé’s rhNGF (recombinant human nerve growth factor) as an orphan drug for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis.
Observation of the episcleral venous fluid wave while performing canal-based glaucoma surgery provides intraoperative confirmation of accurate device placement, correlates with the extent of surgically induced canal cleavage, and may be a prognostic indicator for surgical success, said Ronald L. Fellman, MD.