Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology: ‘It’s too late’. Is it really? Considerations for amblyopia treatment in older children

20 June 2019
Source: Theraputic Advances in Ophthalmology

Marianne E.F. Piano   Anita J. Simmers In recent years, media coverage has demonstrated instances in which families of children aged 7 and older, newly diagnosed with strabismic and/or anisometropic amblyopia through community eyecare services, were told it was ‘too late’ for their child to effectively respond to conventional amblyopia treatment (occlusion or atropine penalisation). Formal guidance pertaining to binocular

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Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology: Special Collection on the Future of Ophthalmology: Novel Tools and Emerging Therapies

20 August 2018
Source: Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology

This Special Collection highlights the novel imaging, diagnostic and research tools and devices in ophthalmology, as well as recent therapeutic progress. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: • Novel imaging and other diagnostic technologies • Intraocular medical devices • Progress in gene therapy • Regenerative medicine • Bioinformatics • Novel therapeutic targets, pharmacological and cellular treatments Following initial

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SAGE: Theraputic Advances in Ophthalmology: Special Collection on Global Eye Health

7 August 2018
Source: Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology

This Special Collection highlights the burning questions, challenges and successes in global  ophthalmology and eye health. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: Cataracts Trachoma and other corneal opacities Parasitic, bacterial, viral and fungal eye infections    Ocular characteristics of people with albinism, such as unreported trends or regions Retinal diseases Teleophthalmology: mobile screening, diagnostics and eye care Preventing

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Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology: An eye for azithromycin: review of the literature

1 August 2018
Source: Therapeutic Advances in Ophthalmology

Azithromycin is used widely in clinical practice and recently it is available in topical solution  for ophthalmic use. The purpose of the current publication is to summarize the newest information on azithromycin’s clinical usefulness over ocular diseases. A PubMed (National Library of Medicine) and a ScienceDirect search was conducted using the key phrases ‘azithromycin’, ‘meibomian’, ‘blepharitis’, ‘trachoma’, ‘toxoplasmosis’ from 2010

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