Perrigo Announces Tentative FDA Approval For The Generic Version Of Prolensa(R) Ophthalmic Solution 0.07%

DUBLIN, Jan. 3, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE; TASE: PRGO) today announced it has received tentative approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the generic version of Prolensa® (bromfenac opht... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Ophthalmology, FDA Perrigo, bromfenac, Prolensa, cataract surgery
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To investigate whether new dyes and dye combinations can give equivalent or better staining in anterior capsule surgery than existing dyes with a low degree of toxicity on relevant cells.
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Laboratory science Source Type: research
Two more smart contact lenses, for presbyopia and cataract surgery recovery, are still in the works.
Source: mobihealthnews - Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
To evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of a trabecular microbypass stent as a sole procedure in pseudophakic eyes with open-angle glaucoma.
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Source Type: research
To evaluate the refractive and visual outcomes of arcuate incisions performed with the femtosecond laser in patients with a residual refractive astigmatism after refractive lens exchange (RLE) with trifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs).
Source: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Video recording is a unique solution to collect information about a surgery. Combined with computer vision and machine learning, it allows a wide range of applications, including automatic report generation, surgical skill evaluation and training, surgical workflow optimization, as well as warning and recommendation generation. Key indicators of what the surgeon is doing at any given time are the surgical tools that he or she is using. Therefore, several tool detection techniques have been presented in recent years (Bouget et  al., 2017).
Source: Medical Image Analysis - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: 360° anterior capsule polishing can effectively reduce the extent of the anterior capsule contraction and increase the stability of IOL. The study was registered at http://www.clinicaltrials.gov, and the clinical trial accession number is NCT 03142269. PMID: 30425856 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
Conclusions: "Localized vitrectomy" has a high anatomical success rate in phakic eyes with primary uncomplicated macula-on RRD with intermediate retinal break(s) and marked vitreous traction, without causing progression of cataract. PMID: 30425854 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Sarcoid uveitis has similar characteristics in patients with new onset sarcoid uveitis after or without ophthalmic procedure. As a consequence, ophthalmic intervention should be seen as a potential trigger of latent sarcoidosis. PMID: 30420915 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Using an established genetic variant as a proxy for lifetime ascorbate concentrations, our results support a causal association of vitamin C with cataract. PMID: 30442817 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Ophthalmology - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Br J Ophthalmol Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Higher consumption of red meat and poultry is related to an elevated risk of cataract surgery in the working-aged female population with diabetes. PMID: 30433817 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Eye Research - Category: Opthalmology Authors: Tags: Curr Eye Res Source Type: research
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