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IVT injection of DXP emulsion

Safe and effective administration alternative Evry – mechentel news – IVT injections of DXP emulsion are obviously a safe and effective alternative for administration of corticosteroids to treat back of the eye diseases complicated by macular edema, according to Dr. P. Daull et al. of Novagali Pharma S.A. Dexamethasone palmitate (DXP) is a lipophilic prodrug of dexamethasone (DXM), a potent corticosteroid used to treat a variety of ophthalmic diseases. The aim of the study was to characterize...

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Perforated acrylic implants

Tissue ingrowth without growth of multinucleated giant cells Sao Paulo – mechentel news – Perforated acrylic implants permit tissue ingrowth, so Ph.D. D. Miyashita et al. of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sao Paulo. The purpose was to evaluate the clinical response and fibrovascular ingrowth into perforated acrylic orbital implants in a rabbit model. Perforated implants were manufactured by drilling channels interconnected at the center in conventional 12- to 13-mm acrylic spheres....

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SD-OCT for measurements of central corneal thickness

Excellent inter- and intra-user reliability North Grafton – mechentel news – The Optovue® iVue SD-OCT device is capable of conducting CCT measurements in healthy feline eyes with excellent inter- and intra-operator reliability, so DVM A. Alario et al. of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, USA, in 20 clinically normal cats. Gentle manual restraint was utilized for proper animal positioning. Central corneal thickness measurements were obtained from both eyes of each animal three...

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