October 2011 Newsletter

October 11, 2011:

The 2011 AAO Promises Update on New Technologies & Techniques

The AAO meeting in Orlando will shine a spotlight on laser refractive cataract surgery and Regeneron’s anti-VEGF fusion protein Eylea, among a wealth of other ophthalmic topics.

Excimer Lasers
Femtosecond Lasers for Refractive
Corneal Inlays
Corneal Cross-linking
Diagnostic Instruments
Premium IOLs
Phakic IOLs
Advances in Cataract Surgery
Advances in Glaucoma SurgeryRetina
Subspecialty Day Program
Other Retina Programs

October 11, 2011:

VA Temporarily Halts Use of IVT Avastin as Repackaging Triggers Safety Issues

Reports of severe eye infections following IVT Avastin injections in 21 AMD patients in three states have prompted the Veteran’s Administration to halt use of IVT Avastin pending a review. Repackaging of the cancer drug into IVT doses appears to be the culprit.

October 11, 2011:

October 2011 News Briefs

This month's news includes the latest from Santen, Carl Zeiss, IMEX and Bausch & Lomb.

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