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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Product Releases, Bio-Tissue

Bio-Tissue Announces Cliradex Light for the Treatment of Blepharitis Symptoms and for Daily Ocular Hygiene Use

Bio-Tissue announced the introduction of Cliradex Light, the newest addition to its Cliradex product line, a preservative-free, all-natural lid, lash and facial cleanser. Cliradex Light will be showca…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Allergan

Mayne to Buy Generic Drugs From Allergan, Teva for $652 Million

Australia’s Mayne Pharma Group Ltd. agreed to buy a basket of generic drugs from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Allergan Plc. for $652 million, as the two larger companies divest produc…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Medical Studies

Technavio: Increased Cases of Eye Disorders to Create Opportunities for the Global Vision Care Market Through 2020

Technavio analysts forecast the global vision care market to exceed USD 61 billion by 2020, according to their latest report. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Product Releases, Management Plus

ManagementPlus to Launch Revenue Cycle Solutions (RCS) at Optometry Meetings

ManagementPlus announced that it will launch its Revenue Cycle Solutions (RCS) at the annual meeting of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)…

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | Medical Studies

Coffee Might Prevent Exercise-Induced Eye Fatigue

It's not only the legs that feel the effects of cycling; a new study suggests it can put a strain on the eyes, too. But don't get off your bike just yet. The study also found that drinking cof…

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Monday, June 27, 2016 | Medical Studies

Pain Medicine Helps Preserve Vision in Model of Inherited Retinal Degeneration

A pain medicine that potently activates a receptor vital to a healthy retina appears to help preserve vision in a model of severe retinal degeneration, scientists report. Potentially blinding disea…

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Monday, June 27, 2016 | Management/Leadership

Industry Veteran and The Vision Council CEO Mike Daley to Retire in Late 2016

Industry veteran Mike Daley, chief executive officer of The Vision Council, has announced that he will retire in late 2016. The statement from The Vision Council noted, “For over two years, Dale…

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Monday, June 27, 2016 | Miscellaneous

The Eyes Have It: Mobile Ophthalmology Organization Debuts Surgical Aircraft

The Orbis office has a 3-D microscope that can stream a surgery students watch live. It also has an operating room, an AV/IT room and a classroom. And it's all up in the sky. Orbis, an organi…

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Monday, June 27, 2016 | Conferences

All Eyes at Optometry's Meeting Will Be On Buzz Aldrin

Iconic astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a passionate advocate for science education and exploration, will take the stage during the opening general session of Optometry's Meeting by the Am…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 | Medical Studies

Industry Incentives May Drive Pricier Anti-VEGF Drug Use

Ophthalmologists who receive incentives from industry are more likely to administer costlier drugs, according to a new report that adds another piece to the puzzle of physician -- industry interaction…

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Friday, June 24, 2016 | Retina, Novartis

CHMP Positive Opinion for Once-Daily Nevanac 3mg/ml (Nepafenac) Eye Drops in Europe

On June 24, 2016, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended the approval of once-daily Nevanac 3mg/ml (nepafenac) eye drops, suspension in Europe for the reduction in risk …

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Friday, June 24, 2016 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Essilor

Essilor Acquires

Essilor of America has acquired, VMail has learned. is a consumer website designed as a source of unbiased and comprehensive information about eye health, vision …

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Medical Studies

Temporary Blindness Tied to Smartphone Use in Dark

Warning: Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could wreak havoc on your vision. Two women went temporarily blind from constantly checking their phones in the dark, say doctors who ar…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Miscellaneous

Technavio Announces Top 19 Vendors in the Global Vision Care Market from 2016 to 2020

Technavio has announced the top 19 leading vendors in their recent global vision care market 2016-2020 report. Vendors are identified based on their revenue and market dominance in terms of experience…

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Thursday, June 23, 2016 | Health Care

Your Doctor Will See You in This Telemedicine Kiosk

On the day abdominal pain and nausea struck Jessica Christianson at the office, she discovered how far telemedicine has come. Rushing to a large kiosk in the lobby of the Palm Beach County School Dist…

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