News & Updates



Dr. Ashleigh Levison Discusses Uveitis and the Possible Connection to Black-Ink Tattoos on AZTV

Dr. Ashleigh Levision talks with AZTV’s Sandy Moss about the possible connection between Black Ink Tattoos and Uveitis. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, tattoos — especially black-ink ones — can cause an eye condition called uveitis. Dr. Levison also discusses Eyeball Tattooing and the dangers involved. There have been only a total of eight cases reported… Read More »


Dr. Sachin Mehta: Lake Havasu City School Children Benefit from Philanthropic “Vision”

July, 18, 2017 – Dr. Tania Sobchuk, president of the London Bridge Rotary Club, working with other groups and individuals, raised $7,000 to purchase a vision screening machine to make it possible for Lake Havasu City school children to receive vision screenings. London Bridge Rotary Club donated $1,000; Lake Havasu City Lions Club donated $1,000; Lake… Read More »




Anti-PDGF inhibitor development continues despite negative results

Reviewed by Pravin U. Dugel, MD Despite the failure of 2 clinical trials involving a combination therapy of platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) inhibitor and anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapy, a third phase III study continues. Two phase III clinical trials designed to investigate the superiority of combination therapy with PDGF inhibitor E10030 (Fovista, Ophthotech)… Read More »



Dr. Pravin Dugel Named to CDR-Life Scientific Advisory Board

Inaugural Members Include Leading Ophthalmic Luminaries from the United States and Europe ZURICH, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CDR-Life Inc., a biotechnology company focused on advancing therapeutic antibody fragments in the areas of ophthalmology and oncology, today announced the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of academic and industry experts in the field… Read More »


Straight From the Cutter’s Mouth – Super Podcast with Dr. Derek Kunimoto

Straight From the Cutter’s Mouth Super-Pod Episode: Vit-Buckle Society Annual Meeting Organizers featuring Dr. Derek Kunimoto. Six of the organizers of this year’s Vit-Buckle Society Annual Meeting join the podcast to discuss the origins of the organization and what makes the meeting unique. Drs. Nina Berrocal, Derek Kunimoto, Ross Lakhanpal, Anton Orlin, Aleksandra Rachitskaya, and… Read More »