September 8, 2011

Avastin Does Not Cause Infection

The FDA issued an alert that 12 cases of intraocular infection were linked to Avastin. The infections; however, were linked to a single pharmacy and, perhaps, dirty syringes.
September 13, 2011

Implantable Telescope is Available!

The first implantable telescope for patients with macular degeneration is now available for those eligible patients. Medicare will endorse as of October, 2011.
October 18, 2011

October is the AAO Meeting

The American Academy of Ophthalmology starts this week. I will be going to learn about the latest in retinal disease, but also will be teaching...about marketing.
November 15, 2011

Still No Iluvien

Alimera Sciences suffers set back with Iluvien. In a complete response letter to the company, the FDA did not approve the device for diabetic retinopathy citing concerns over safety.