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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 Pivotal 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. The results of the trial showed that IBI-10090 is highly effective in treating inflammation post cataract surgery, …

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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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Sunday, April 19, 2015 | Medical Studies

ASCRS Releases Findings of Clinical Survey

The second annual ASCRS Clinical Survey was performed both at the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in Boston, and via electronic follow-up surveys to the ASCRS membership. More than 1,…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Product Demos, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Showcases Products Designed to Deliver Faster Practice and Surgical Workflow and Address Critical Diagnostic Challenges

Zeiss highlighted its new Humphrey Field Analyzer 3 as part of the Glaucoma Suite at the 2015 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Symposium in San Diego. The company also …

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Product Releases, Beaver-Visitec International

Beaver Visitec International Launches the Visitec I-Ring Pupil Expander

Beaver Visitec International announced the release of the Visitec I-Ring Pupil Expander at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery in San Diego. The Visitec I-Ring Pupil Expander is …

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Product Releases, Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg Engineering Announces 85,000 Hz OCT2 Next-Generation Spectralis OCT Module

Heidelberg Engineering announced improvements to its Spectralis OCT2 Module. The system combines a high scan rate with Heidelberg Engineering’s proprietary TruTrack Active Eye Tracking, to provi…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Paragon BioTeck Adds Unique Perspective to Scientific Advisory Board

Paragon BioTeck announced that Captain Ed Woodward, former Air Force pilot and Tillman Military Scholar, will be inducted as an honorary member of the company’s Scientific Advisory Board at ASCR…

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 | Product Releases, Clarity Medical Systems

Clarity Medical’s RetCam Will Be Used in a Worldwide Clinical Study for the Treatment of Premature Infant Ocular Disease

Clarity Medical Systems has announced that their product, RetCam, will be utilized to image premature infant eyes in a study to evaluate a potential new method for treating retinopathy of prematurity …

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Friday, April 17, 2015 | FDA Approval/Clearance, AcuFocus

The Kamra Inlay Receives FDA Approval

AcuFocus announced that the FDA has approved the Kamra inlay, which is indicated to improve near vision by extending depth of focus in presbyopic patients who have emmetropic refractions (+0.50 …

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Friday, April 17, 2015 | Medical Studies, Alcon Laboratories

Alcon: New Data Show ORA System with VerifEye Provides More Accurate Toric Lens Guidance Than Conventional Preoperative Calculations

Alcon will present study results comparing the accuracy of toric IOL cylinder power and axis determinations using the ORA System with VerifEye Technology versus conventional (preoperative) cylin…

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Friday, April 17, 2015 | Clinical Trials, Ivantis

Ivantis Completes Enrollment in HYDRUS IV Glaucoma Study of the Hydrus Microstent

Ivantis announced the completion of subject enrollment in its HYDRUS IV pivotal trial. The study is being conducted at 36 centers worldwide and includes more than 550 subjects. It is the largest rando…

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Friday, April 17, 2015 | Product Releases, Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine Showcases New Mobile EMA Ophthalmology EMR System at ASCRS

Modernizing Medicine announced it will showcase the latest advancements with EMA Ophthalmology at this year’s American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery meeting in San Diego. Ophthalm…

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Friday, April 17, 2015 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Nidek

Nidek Receives FDA Approval for Final Fit Software for the OPD-Scan III Aberrometer

Nidek announced that the FDA has approved the use of Final Fit software for the OPD-Scan III aberrometer. The updated Final Fit software will facilitate compatibility with the new aberrometer to perfo…

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