macular edema therapy using dexamethasone nanoparticle suspension

macular edema therapy using dexamethasone nanoparticle suspension PURPOSE To determine the effectiveness and safety of a new topical nanoparticle dexamethasone ophthalmic suspension OCS-01 (Oculis SA, Lausanne, Switzerland) in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). STUDY BACKGROUND Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the main cause of visual impairment in patients with diabetic retinopathy (DR).

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection

Cholesterol Screening To Aid In Glaucoma Detection Overview Although intraocular pressure is the primary risk factor for glaucoma, additional risk factors should also be considered. This systematic review and meta-analysis summarize the evidence of the association between cholesterol parameters (total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels) and glaucoma and

Why Vision Screening is Important

Patient Education This article is tailored for patients. Refer your patients to this article for them to learn more about their condition. Why Vision Screening is Important At least 2.2 billion people across the world have visual impairment Are you wondering how you can ease your eye strain? Or are you someone who

Meta-Analysis to Determine Optimal Therapy Strategies in Macular Degeneration

Meta-Analysis Results of Clinical Trial Aimed at Determining Optimal Therapeutic Strategies for anti-VEGF Therapy in nAMD Background of this Study Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) affects as many as 196 million people worldwide, and is a major cause of severe vision problems including blindness. Despite its prevalence, disagreements about the treatment options

Tool for evaluating real world evidence in treatment of retinal disease

Tool for Evaluating RWE in the Treatment of Retinal Disease   Randomized clinical trials have long been held as the gold standard for evidence based medical practices. However, there is a growing consciousness about the value of incorporating data from real world evidence (RWE) into clinical decision making. Information from real world sources such

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