Opthamologist News


Welcome to the Opthamologist News page (Ophthalmologist News ).

This page is intended as a quick update on whats going on in the world of Opthamology, including ophthalmology studies, news and general articles. Have a browse and see if something catches your eye.

We have also added another  Opthalmology news page, that includes only the latest medical studies and results, so if you are an Opthamologist, then it is also worth a read: Ophthalmology Journal.

For our ‘General Eye Health’ news page, please see: Eye Health.

Enjoy reading.

Opthamologist News:

The sixth company to come out ophthalmology incubator ForSight Labs said today that it raised $3.0 million from a syndicate of nine unnamed investors. Stealthy ForSight Vision6 revealed the equity round in a regulatory filing today. The company added $3.0 million in December 2014 to the $1 million is raised in 20153 from a lone backer. Forsight Labs has a record of successful spinouts. In YYadte Allergan (NYSE: AGN) agreed to pay $95 million for ForSight Vision5 and its Helios drug-eluting ophthalmological implant, with a possible milestone payment for launching its drug-eluting device. The Helios ring is designed for extended drug delivery and for reducing intraocular pressure in glaucoma patients. The Helios is designed to rest on the surface of the eye under the eyelids to releas...

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Posted: September 22, 2017, 3:29 pm
Modified forms of few-layer graphene allow novel applications in flexible optoelectronics. (Source: Nanotechweb.org News)
Posted: September 22, 2017, 3:22 pm
In this article, learn about arcus senilis. What are the risk factors, how is it diagnosed, how is it linked to high cholesterol, and can it be treated? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Posted: September 22, 2017, 3:00 pm
Title: You Won't Believe What Lived Inside This Boy's EyeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Posted: September 21, 2017, 6:00 am
How does nutritional intake differ between healthy patients and those with late-stage age-related macular degeneration?The British Journal of Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Posted: September 21, 2017, 3:14 am
Evidence seen for specialists in markets with high provider, insurer concentration (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

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Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:00 pm
Dr Christopher Rapuano looks at new data on how an avoidable error may be costing ophthalmologists millions.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Posted: September 20, 2017, 5:40 pm
According to a new study, prescription of antibiotics for viral conjunctivitis continues to be a widespread practice.'Sobering'and'discouraging,'says an optometrist.Medscape Optometry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Posted: September 20, 2017, 2:44 pm
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Posted: September 20, 2017, 11:05 am
Title: Eye Problems& Conditions QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 7/22/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 1:11:46 PM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Posted: September 20, 2017, 6:00 am
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Posted: September 19, 2017, 9:35 pm
This page contains the DODAC roster, which lists the current members and the current number of vacancies for the committee. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:36 pm
Legalization would affect trust in the patient - physician relationship, and in the medical profession (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Posted: September 19, 2017, 4:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Posted: September 19, 2017, 1:35 pm
Title: Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' GunsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)

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Posted: September 19, 2017, 6:00 am
Title: What Are Cataracts?Category: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 4/11/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2017 6:36:50 PM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Posted: September 19, 2017, 6:00 am
As part of National Eye Health Week (18-24 September), the College of Optometrists has launched a series of educational videos that explain some of the most common eye conditions experienced by patients. (Source: NHS Networks)
Posted: September 18, 2017, 11:00 pm
The new technology is a potential breakthrough for diabetic retinopathy screening, but is not without risks.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Posted: September 18, 2017, 5:44 pm
A small phase 2 study suggests that brolucizumab is as safe and effective as aflibercept for treating patients with age-related macular degeneration.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Posted: September 18, 2017, 11:49 am
Physicians with financial conflict of interest often mention specific drugs for which they have a conflict (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Posted: September 15, 2017, 11:00 pm

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