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Friday, April 24, 2015 | Grants/Awards

Sensimed AG Receives the International Press Prize During the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva

Sensimed AG announced that the company received the International Press Prize during the 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, according to a company news release. Sensime…

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Friday, April 24, 2015 | Health Care

Most Ophthalmologists Think They Are Underpaid

Ophthalmologists are in the middle of the pack when it comes to compensation and professional satisfaction. Yet the majority of ophthalmologists think they should be better paid, according to the Meds…

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Friday, April 24, 2015 | Product Releases

EyeNetra Launches Blink, an On-Demand, Mobile Vision Testing Service

Mobile health care is taking on a new dimension with the launch in New York City this week of Blink, an on-demand, in-home vision testing service that is the first of its kind. Developed by EyeNetra, …

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Clinical Trials, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Rhopressa Phase 3 Trial (Rocket 1) Misses Primary Endpoint

Aerie Pharmaceuticals reported that their phase 3 registration trial (Rocket 1) did not meet its primary efficacy endpoint of demonstrating non-inferiority of IOP lowering for once-daily Rhopressa com…

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Clinical Trials, Dry Eye

Mitotech Announces Phase 2 Data Showing Positive Effect of SkQ1 in Patients with Dry Eye Syndrome

Mitotech SA announced that it has achieved significant positive results in its phase 2 clinical trial of SkQ1 compound in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndrome, according to a company news…

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Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Medical Studies

Treatment That Slows AMD Vision Loss With One Stem Cell Injection Shows Promise

There are currently no treatments that slow the progress of age-related macular degeneration - a major cause of vision loss in seniors resulting from a deterioration of the center of the retina. But n…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Clearside Biomedical , iScience

Clearside Biomedical Announces Purchase of iScience Patent Portfolio for Suprachoroidal Space Drug Delivery

Clearside Biomedical announced the purchase and acquisition of iScience Interventional Corporation’s patent portfolio, covering drug delivery to the suprachoroidal space (SCS), according t…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Grants/Awards

New Partnership to Present Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

The Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education and BrightFocus Foundation today announced that they will jointly present the prestigious Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research, according to a …

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Medical Studies

GlobalData: Regulatory and Clinical Factors Limiting US Non-Vascular Stent Market Growth

The future growth of the non-vascular stent market by 2021 will be slower in the United States than almost every other major market, due in part to an increasingly difficult regulatory process and the…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Medical Studies

Study Shows New Technology May Improve Management of Leading Causes of Blindness

Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates that technology invented by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's Casey Eye Institut…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | Product Releases

Mile High Ophthalmics Launches Verus Ophthalmic Caliper

Mile High Ophthalmics launched their new Verus ophthalmic caliper, which is designed to help surgeons create a round, centered capsulorhexis, according to a company news release. Developed at the Univ…

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Monday, April 20, 2015 |

Software Upgrade for the LenSx Laser System Allows for Customized Flap Creation

Alcon released at the ASCRS meeting a software upgrade for the LenSx laser system that allows for customized flap creation. With the new flap capabilities, the Lensx laser now offers more options t…

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Monday, April 20, 2015 | Earnings & Financials

EyeYon Medical Raises $3.6 Million to Decrease Corneal Swelling

EyeYon Medical announced on Thursday that it raised $3.6 million in investment from TriVentures, Pontifax, a prominent Indian distributor, the Israeli Chief Scientist and existing investors. Foun…

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Monday, April 20, 2015 | Clinical Trials

Icon Bioscience Announces Phase 3 Clinical Data For Postoperative Inflammation Drug Candidate IBI-10090

Icon Bioscience reported data from its pivotal phase 3 clinical trial for IBI-10090, showing the drug agent is effective in treating inflammation following cataract surgery, according to a company new…

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Monday, April 20, 2015 | Conferences

Academy 2015 New Orleans: Registration and Housing Now Open

The American Academy of Optometry’s 94th annual meeting, Academy 2015 New Orleans, will take place October 7-10, 2015, at the Colorado Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Registration a…

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