The bright future of TED – Tips & Results

The field of thyroid eye disease (TED) is finally starting to emerge. Traditional therapies, with their sometimes limited success, are giving way to new drugs with the potential to offer lasting benefits to patients, according to Erin Shriver, MD, clinical professor in the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Iowa’s Carver … Read more

Ocuphire Sees Positive Top-Line Results for Mydriasis Treatment – Tips & Results

Ocuphire Pharma Inc. today announced positive top-line results in MIRA-3 (NCT05134974), its second pivotal Phase 3 study of Nyxol in reversal of pharmacologically induced mydriasis. Ocuphire announced positive results from its first phase 3 study, MIRA-2, in March 2021. According to the company, Nyxol is a proprietary, preservative-free, stable, investigational eye drop formulation of phentolamine … Read more

Multifocal contact lenses slow the progression of myopia in children – Tips & Results

press release Tuesday 11 August 2020 NIH-funded clinical study provides independent evidence that multifocal contact lenses reduce myopia worsening. Children who wore multifocal contact lenses had a slower rate of myopia progression, according to results from a clinical study funded by the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The findings support … Read more

Rx for Medical Myopia – Reeve Foundation – Tips & Results

Many of us who have been paralyzed for decades have a certain skepticism – let’s call it an innate distrust – of doctors and hospitals. It’s common for us to share stories of doctors and nurses asking stupid questions or giving bad advice. Much of their behavior stems from an incomplete understanding of the many … Read more

myopia and farsightedness – Tips & Results

Short-sightedness (myopia) and long-sightedness (hyperopia or presbyopia) are known ametropia or refractive eye diseases. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 5 million people have lost their sight due to refractive eye defects. In addition, around 124 million people around the world are affected by refractive vision problems. Glasses and contact lenses are the … Read more