Geriatrics

FDA Sets PDUFA Date on Aducanumab for Alzheimer Disease

August 07, 2020

Article

Investigators found a 22% reduction in clinical decline at the 78-week cutoff in the intent to treat population in EMERGE who received high-dose aducanumab, with a similar reduction seen in the opportunity to complete population.

COVID-19 Exposes Geriatric Telemedicine Unreadiness

August 06, 2020

Article

A new study has great implications for equitable access to primary care for older adults during the pandemic.

Dementia-Related Psychosis a Burden for Both Patients and Caretakers

August 06, 2020

Article

In a pair of studies, 42% of patients and care partners reported having no current treatment.

Study Warrants Screening for Both Eyes in DME Patients

July 29, 2020

Article

An interview with a Cleveland Clinic investigator on adjusting macular edema screening methods.

How Ophthalmology Has Evolved During COVID-19

July 29, 2020

Video

A perspective on what's moved virtually, and what hasn't, since the pandemic began in March.

Anti-VEGF Injections Associated with Cognitive Impairment in AMD Patients

July 28, 2020

Article

Interim findings from a cross-sectional study shows a correlation between worse cognitive scoring and a greater rate of intravitreal injections.

Anti-VEGF Treat-and-Extend Regimen Benefits nAMD through Six Years

July 27, 2020

Article

A new analysis of a trio of intravitreal agents show maintained visual acuity in treatment-naive patients for at least 5 years.

Improving Ophthalmology Screening and Telemedicine

July 27, 2020

Video

The specialty is on the precipice of advancement. What gets it over the hurdle?

Mixed Results in Ongoing Brolucizumab Study for nAMD

July 27, 2020

Article

A large proportion of nAMD patients treated with anti-VEGF therapies continue to have active disease and fluid.

What Is the Cross-Specialty Collaboration for Retina Disease?

July 26, 2020

Video

A look at how the specialty functions in telemedicine, and how it could work better with primary care physicians and endocrinologists.

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