Opthamology news

Two new glaucoma preparations in preservative-free multi-dose bottles

Two new glaucoma preparations in preservative-free multi-dose bottles

Eydelto (dorzolamide) and Eylamdo (dorzolamide/timolol)...

Warn patients to report visual disturbances during steroid treatment, GPs advised

Warn patients to report visual disturbances during steroid treatment, GPs advised

Central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR) is a retinal...

Ophthalmic Preparations, Preservatives and Potential Sensitisers as Ingredients

Ophthalmic Preparations, Preservatives and Potential Sensitisers as Ingredients

Potential sensitising agents in eye drops and ointments.

Idebenone launched as first treatment for mitochondrial eye disease

Idebenone launched as first treatment for mitochondrial eye disease

Patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON)...

Ciclosporin eye drops launched for keratitis
Increased reports of eye irritation with Xalatan

Increased reports of eye irritation with Xalatan

The risk of eye irritation in patients using Xalatan...

NICE recommends two treatments for diabetic macular oedema

NICE recommends two treatments for diabetic macular oedema

New guidance from NICE approves the use of aflibercept...

Tafluprost/timolol now available as combined glaucoma treatment

Tafluprost/timolol now available as combined glaucoma treatment

Taptiqom is a fixed-dose combination of the prostaglandin...

News in brief - October 2014 (updated)

News in brief - October 2014 (updated)

Other new launches, licence changes and updates relevant...

Simbrinza: new combination glaucoma treatment

Simbrinza: new combination glaucoma treatment

Simbrinza (brinzolamide/brimonidine) is licensed for...

Neoral approved for treatment of sight-threatening uveitis

Neoral approved for treatment of sight-threatening uveitis

Neoral (ciclosporin) can now be used for severe refractory...

News in brief - January 2014

News in brief - January 2014

Other new launches, licence changes and updates relevant...

Latest approvals from the SMC

Latest approvals from the SMC

Positive opinions on Lyxumia (lixisenatide), Sayana...

News in brief - September 2013

News in brief - September 2013

Other new launches, licence changes and updates relevant...

NICE recommends aflibercept for AMD

NICE recommends aflibercept for AMD

New guidance from NICE approves the use of aflibercept...

New advice from the SMC

New advice from the SMC

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has issued its latest...

Iluvien: intravitreal corticosteroid implant for diabetic macular oedema

Iluvien: intravitreal corticosteroid implant for diabetic macular oedema

Alimera has launched an intravitreal implant containing...

Jetrea: first pharmacological treatment for vitreomacular adhesion

Jetrea: first pharmacological treatment for vitreomacular adhesion

Jetrea (ocriplasmin) is an intravitreal injection for...

Ranibizumab gains NICE approval for secondary macular oedema

Ranibizumab gains NICE approval for secondary macular oedema

Ranibizumab (Lucentis) can now be prescribed in the...

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