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Nepal eliminates trachoma

Trachoma has been eliminated as a public health problem in Nepal, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Read more »

New Zealand subsidises Eylea for AMD and DMO

The New Zealand Pharmaceutical Management Agency (PHARMAC) has added Eylea (aflibercept) to the Pharmaceutical Schedule as the second-line treatment option for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic macular oedema (DMO). Read more »

Consultant suspended over incorrect eye injection

A UK hospital consultant has been suspended from the medical register for nine months after he injected a patient’s eye with the wrong form of a drug. Read more »

Injunction against clinic that blinded patients

The US FDA has sought a permanent injunction against a stem cell clinic that left three of its patients blind, in an attempt to prevent it from marketing stem cell products without regulatory approval. Read more »

Space Station to receive hi-tech OCT device

NASA is sending a state-of-the-art Heidelberg Engineering Spectralis imaging device to the International Space Station (ISS) to help investigate sight-affecting conditions on astronauts. Read more »
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Confusion over group of rare eye cancer cases

A disproportionately high number of rare eye cancer cases has been causing confusion among doctors and researchers in the US. Read more »

Silmo Paris organisers promise "more than just a fair"

The organiser of SILMO Paris has said it will be “so much more than a trade fair” and highlighted several new innovations for this year’s event. Read more »

NZ Ophthalmologist forced to apologise after surgical error

The New Zealand Health and Disability Commissioner has ordered an ophthalmologist to apologise for a botched laser eye surgery that left a 52-year-old woman with dry eye and continued impaired vision. Read more »
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Valeant to rename company after optical subsidiary

Bausch + Lomb parent company Valeant has seen its stock price surge following a favourable FDA outcome and the announcement that it would be changing its name. Read more »

Glaukos' iStent inject meets primary and secondary endpoints in US-based trial

Data from Glaukos’ two-year US trial of its iStent inject has shown the Trabecular Micro-Bypass System achieved a significant reduction in unmedicated intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients undergoing cataract surgery. Read more »

US retailers fined for selling unlawful contact lenses

Nearly 40 Texas retailers and wholesale distributors have been sanctioned for the unlawful sale of potentially dangerous contact lenses according to the state’s attorney general. Read more »

Eyelash enhancer side effects lead to lawsuit

A US Skincare company is facing a federal class action lawsuit for allegedly violating consumer protection laws related to its over-the-counter eyelash serum Lash Boost. Read more »


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