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British Invention Restores Sight to World's Oldest Cataract Patient

From Rayner Intraocular Lenses

After enduring a decade of poor vision, 109-year-old Guo Liansheng has been given back the gift of sight by UK intraocular lens (IOL) experts Rayner. Before implantation of a Rayner IOL, Madam Guo struggled to detect even the vaguest light changes. Afterwards, she was able to look into her eight-month-old great-great-granddaughter's eyes for the fi...

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Monday, September 22, 2014

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Bayer Receives Approval for Eylea for the Treatment of Myopi...

From Bayer — 9/22/2014

Bayer HealthCare has received approval from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan for Eylea (aflibercept solution for injection) f...Full story

Clinical Study Validates Electrical Brain Stimulation Techno...

From EBS Technologies — 9/22/2014

EBS Technologies announced that a clinical study (Brain functional connectivity network breakdown and restoration in blindness) published in the journ...Full story

Vitamin E, Selenium: No Effect on Cataract Risk in Men

From Medscape Ophthalmology — 9/22/2014

Selenium and vitamin E supplementation are unlikely to affect age-related cataract development in older men, according to an article published online ...Full story

Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy Before Vision Fails

From Medical News Today — 9/22/2014

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that by using molecular imaging probes that target the surface of small blood vessels, diabetic retinopathy...Full story

Friday, September 19, 2014

Valeant Acquisition Provides Pipeline for Expansion of Bausc...

From Bausch + Lomb — 9/19/2014

Bausch + Lomb announced that the agreement between Valeant and Croma, under which Valeant will distribute Croma's ophthalmology and orthopedics produc...Full story

Envision Kicks Off 2014 Conference with Awards Honoring Cont...

From Envision — 9/19/2014

Envision announced that Second Sight Medical Products, a San Fernando Valley, Calif.-based medical device manufacturer, and Janet Sunness, MD, medical...Full story

China Fines Glaxo $489 Million, Ending Bribery Probe

From Bloomberg — 9/19/2014

China fined GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK) a record 297 million pounds ($489 million) and imposed a suspended prison sentence on an executive for bribing d...Full story

Optovue Introduces First Software-Assisted OCT Device to US ...

From Optovue — 9/19/2014

Optovue announced that it has launched its newest device, the iScan, in the United States. iScan is designed to elevate the eye exam by leveraging nex...Full story

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Data for Tecnis Symfony Presbyopia-Correcting Extended R...

From Abbott Medical Optics — 9/18/2014

Abbott Medical Optics announced positive results from studies of the new Tecnis Symfony Extended Range of Vision IOL at the European Society of Catara...Full story

Endpoint Management Technology Safe, Efficacious for Treatme...

From Topcon Medical Systems Inc. — 9/18/2014

Topcon Medical Laser Systems announced publication of a study affirming the clinical safety and efficacy of non-damaging photo-thermal therapy for the...Full story

Leica Microsystems' Ophthalmic Surgical Microscopes with Tru...

From Leica Microsystems — 9/18/2014

Leica Microsystems and TrueVision 3D Surgical have announced global availability of the Leica M844 and Leica M822 ophthalmology microscopes with TrueV...Full story

Topcon Introduces the TRC-NW400 Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera

From Topcon Medical Systems Inc. — 9/18/2014

Topcon Medical Systems has announcd the release of the fully automatic TRC-NW400 non-mydriatic retinal camera. With the new camera, operators no longe...Full story

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Creates Optometry Advisory Board

From NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Inc. — 9/18/2014

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals announced that it has created an Optometry Advisory Board to help oversee the development, marketing and medical use of NovaBa...Full story

The Vision Council Names R. Michael Daley as New Chief Execu...

From VisionMonday — 9/18/2014

R. Michael (Mike) Daley has been named as the chief executive officer of The Vision Council, effective Oct. 1, 2014, following the previously announce...Full story

Katalyst Surgical Announces FDA Clearance to Market Oertli C...

From Katalyst Surgical LLC — 9/18/2014

Katalyst Surgical LLC announced that it will be the first distributor in the United States of Oertli's phaco machine, Catarhex3, according to a compan...Full story

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Nicox Continues European Ophthalmic Expansion in Europe with...

From Nicox S.A. — 9/16/2014

Nicox S.A. announced two acquisitions in the ophthalmic market as it continues to expand its European presence. Nicox has acquired 100% of the shares ...Full story

Ophthotech Announces Fovista Phase 2b Independent Analysis R...

From Ophthotech — 9/16/2014

Ophthotech Corp. announced that a subgroup analysis assessing the development and progression of subretinal fibrosis in the company's phase 2b trial c...Full story

Study Suggests Avastin, Lucentis Have Similar Side Effects i...

From FirstWord — 9/16/2014

A Cochrane Review published Monday suggests that health policies favouring the using of Novartis and Roche's Lucentis (ranibizumab) over Roche's Avast...Full story

Allergan to Hold Special Meeting of Stockholders on Original...

From Allergan — 9/16/2014

Allergan announced that it has reached an agreement with Pershing Square Capital Management and Valeant Pharmaceuticals under which Allergan will hold...Full story

Subretinal Device Restores Measure of Sight

From Medscape Ophthalmology — 9/16/2014

The Alpha IMS retinal prosthesis (Retina Implant AG, Germany) gives a modicum of useful vision to some patients with severe visual loss from retinitis...Full story


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