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Response of Different Patterns of Diabetic Macular Edema to Treatment with a Sustained-release Dexamethasone Posterior-segment Drugdelivery System

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD (Irvine, CA),* Connie Chou, PhD (Irvine, CA),* David V. Weinberg, MD (Milwaukee, WI),* Scott M. Whitcup, MD (Irvine, CA),* Julia A. Haller, MD (Baltimore, MD),* Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD (Stanford, CA),* George A. Williams, MD (Royal Oak, MI)* PURPOSE: To evaluate the response of different patterns of persistent diabetic macular edema (DME) unresponsive to prior medical or laser therapy to treatment with a novel...

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Three-year Results of a Multicenter Clinical Trial of the Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant to Treat Diabetic Macular Edema

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Three-year-Results-of-a-Multicenter-Clinical-Trial-of-the-Fluocinolone-Acetonide-Intravitreal-Implant-to-Treat-Diabetic-Macular-Edema.swf Dean Eliott, MD (Los Angeles, CA),* Brian Levy, OD, MS (Rochester, NY),* Timothy L. Comstock, OD, MS (Rochester, NY)* PURPOSE: This 4-year prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled study is being conducted to investigate the safety and  efficacy of a...

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Three-year Results of a Multi-center Clinical Trial of Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implants to Treat Posterior Uveitis

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Three-year-Results-of-a-Multi-center-Clinical-Trial-of-Fluocinolone-Acetonide-Intravitreal-Implants-to-Treat-Posterior-Uveitis.swf Daniel F. Martin, MD (Atlanta, GA),* David G. Callanan, MD (Arlington, TX),* Glenn J. Jaffe, MD (Durham, NC),* Brian Levy, OD, MS (Rochester, NY),* Timothy Comstock, OD, MS (Rochester, NY)* PURPOSE: A 3-year prospective, multi-center, dose-masked randomized clinical trial...

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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Following Unusual Routes of Administration of Exogenous Steroids

Manjot Gill, MD (Chicago, IL), Rukhsana Mirza, MD (Chicago, IL) PURPOSE: To describe three cases of central serous chorioretinopathy following atypical routes of adminstration of exogenous steroids. This includes the first reported case of a patient who developed CSCR following intra-scalp steroid injection as well as the first described case of CSCR following use of steroid shampoo. METHODS: This was a retrospective case series describing...

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