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  1. Retinal hyperspectral imaging system by Photon etc.

    Online Articles

    Fri, 9 Mar 2012

    diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age - related macular degeneration (AMD). Based on a mydriatic retinal camera ..... diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy and age - related macular degeneration . This product is sold for research purposes

  2. Macular degeneration-treatment laser


    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    Coherent’s OPSL-577-3, a laser designed for treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), won the 2008 PhAST/Laser Focus World Innovation Award at CLEO 2008. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the manufacture and operation of this biomedical laser system from the editors of BioOptics World’s ...

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  1. SalutarisMD to introduce minimally invasive ophthalmic device for wet AMD therapy

    Online Articles

    Wed, 7 Sep 2016

    Medical Devices (SalutarisMD; Tucson, AZ) has developed an investigational ophthalmic treatment for wet age - related macular degeneration ( AMD ). The SMD-DA episcleral brachytherapy (placement of a therapeutic radioisotope inside or next

  2. Optical Coherence Tomography: Beyond better clinical care: OCT's economic impact

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Jun 2016

    big saver of healthcare dollars—the guidance of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy in age - related macular degeneration alone saves billions of dollars per year by avoiding unnecessary injections." 3 Beyond the excellent

  3. Optovue receives $30M in financing to help market OCT angiography technology

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015

    visualization information provides physicians with a compelling new way to manage patients affected by wet age - related macular degeneration , a leading cause of blindness. We expect similar contributions to the management of diabetic retinopathy

  4. Heidelberg Engineering licenses Mass General's OCT technology for ophthalmology

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 Aug 2015

    worldwide to diagnose and follow-up patients with diseases of the posterior segment of the eye, such as age - related macular degeneration (AMD) , diabetic retinopathy , or glaucoma . But swept-source OCT technology has specific characteristics

  5. Scientists demonstrate optogenetic stimulation of non-genetically modified neurons

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    flexibility for future applications, including human therapeutic development. In retinal diseases such as age - related macular degeneration , for example, photoreceptor cells that absorb light signals are damaged or dead. However, the retinal

  6. Microscopy systems maker Leica Microsystems will acquire Bioptigen

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    particularly retinal layer thickness, which can give insight into pathological conditions such as glaucoma, age - related macular degeneration (AMD), or diabetic retinopathy. For more information, please visit www.leica-microsystems.com

  7. Slimmed-down telescopic contact lens may improve sight of AMD patients

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Jun 2013

    contact lens that can switch between normal and magnified vision. With refinements, the system could offer age - related macular degeneration (AMD) patients a relatively unobtrusive way to enhance their vision. Conventional contact lenses do nothing

  8. NEUROLOGY/OPHTHALMOLOGY: Light-activatable engineered molecule promising for AMD, epilepsy treatment

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    brain. 1 The achievement is seen as a possible first step in overcoming degenerative eye diseases such as age - related macular degeneration (AMD; the leading cause of vision loss in people over 50), and to dampening epileptic seizures. David

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