International eye-care products manufacturer Allergan announced positive outcomes from the AbbVie company’s Phase 3 study of a new treatment for presbyopia, as the ophthalmic solution AGN-190584 met primary and key secondary endpoints.
Retinal tissue was regrown in three patients with age-related macular degeneration with geographic atrophy or dry (atrophic) AMD in a Phase I/IIa study conducted by Lineage Cell Therapeutics.
The Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS unveiled the world’s first interactive children’s book to help screen for color vision deficiency (CVD), commonly known as color blindness. The foundation posted a free digital version of THE CURIOUS EYE at thecuriouseye.org and published a first-run, hardcover book for its member pediatric ophthalmologists.
Novartis’ Beovu matched Regeneron’s Eylea in vision clarity scores for a blindness-causing eye disease, the Swiss drugmaker said, after early safety stumbles for the medicine in another condition caused disappointing early sales.
Johnson & Johnson Vision announced the launch of Prioritize Your Eyes, a worldwide effort to raise awareness about the connection of eye health to overall health.
Late-stage data released from Regeneron highlights the importance of proactively providing Eylea to patients who have been diagnosed with moderately severe to severe non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) in order to prevent issues that could lead to the loss of vision.
The U.S. FDA gave Alexion Pharmaceuticals a thumbs-up for Soliris (eculizumab) to treat neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in adults that express a specific biomarker.
Pixium Vision announced that the bioelectronics company’s subretinal PRIMA system met the endpoints of the feasibility study, at interim 6 months follow-up after implantation and rehabilitation for patients with advanced dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
For the first time, EPGL reveals the “Omega” contact lens under development with InWith Corp. The patent pending “Omega” is designed to correct vision anytime by changing the curvature of the lenses on-demand, via smart phone or other mobile devices.