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November 19, 2021
Dr. Leng discusses the progression of dry AMD patients in the IRIS registry from early stages to potential GA, as well as the benefit in narrowing the clinical definition of intermediate dry AMD.
At AAO 2021, Dr. Sahel discussed the findings of the PIONEER trial on the combination of an optogenetics device and gene therapy in treatment of RP.
November 17, 2021
Dr. Avery discusses the positive results of RGX-314 gene therapy, noting dramatic reduction in need for therapy, with stable vision and good thickness results
November 16, 2021
Dr. Dhoot discusses data on visual acuity from the phase 3 KESTREL and KITE trials, comparing brolucizumab to aflibercept at 52 weeks.
Dr. Khanani highlights data from MERLIN showing noninferiority of brolucizumab to aflibercept in nAMD treatment, but a higher rate of intraocular inflammation.
Dr. Sheth discusses the data from the late-breaking Phase 2B ALTISSIMO study.
November 15, 2021
Dr. Regillo discusses the efficacy and durability of faricimab for wet AMD treatment in TENAYA and LUCERNE, showing noninferiority to aflibercept.
Dr. Singh discusses the aging population in ophthalmology care, advances including port delivery systems, and the potential rapid uptake of faricimab in treatment.
November 14, 2021
A geographical study shows patients in areas with lower income, education, and higher rates of ophthalmic disease may be a greater distance from a trial site.
Dr. Singh discusses results from TENAYA and LUCERNE on faricimab compared to afilbercept in patients with nAMD.
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