Latest News

Thursday, July 02, 2015 | Miscellaneous, Actavis, Allergan

Allergan, Which Tracks its Roots to Iceland, Closing Plant There

Way back when, Actavis, which recently became Allergan, started in Iceland. Now the drugmaker, which is known for its cost-control strategies, is taking the job ax to its roots there. It plans to shut…

Read the full story

Thursday, July 02, 2015 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Rayner Intraocular Lenses

Rayner Surgical Group Limited Acquires Cataract Viscoelastic Portfolio

Rayner Surgical Group announced that it has acquired the ophthalmic cataract surgery business of Aptissen SA (Geneva, Switzerland), according to a company news release. The acquisition closes Ju…

Read the full story

Thursday, July 02, 2015 | Health Care

Cost of Medicines to be Printed on Packets to Shame Patients Into Not Wasting Taxpayers' Money

The cost of medicines is to be stamped on packets with the slogan 'funded by the UK taxpayer' in a bid to clampdown on NHS waste. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said patients had to take 'mo…

Read the full story

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | Miscellaneous, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced that the company will ring The Nasdaq stock market closing bell on Thursday, July 2, 2015, according to a company news release. Imprimis is celebrating the growing s…

Read the full story

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | CE Mark Approval, Alcon Laboratories

Alcon Receives European Approval for Preloaded IOL Delivery System

Alcon has received CE Mark in Europe for its AcrySof IQ Aspheric IOL with the UltraSert Preloaded Delivery System for patients undergoing cataract surgery, according to a company news release. The new…

Read the full story

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | Product Releases, Novartis

Novartis Launches the First App for Visually Impaired People for Use With the Apple Watch and Other Smart Watches

Novartis announced the release of new features for its ViaOpta applications and the extension for use with smart watches, according to a company news release. The discreet, hands-free nature of using …

Read the full story

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | Health Care

Doctors Got $6.5 Billion From Drug, Device Makers in US

US doctors and teaching hospitals got $6.49 billion from drug and medical-device makers in 2014, according to new government data on the financial links between the companies and the people who prescr…

Read the full story

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 | Miscellaneous

CHMP Backs Three Drugs for Rare Diseases

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended marketing clearance of three drugs for rare diseases. The committee recommended approval of se…

Read the full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 |

Sensor Medical Technology Announces Launch of Single Use Surgical Wide Field Lens

Sensor Medical Technology has introduced a new sterile single use surgical wide field lens, according to a company news release. Sensor Medical’s single use surgical wide field lens is pre…

Read the full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Clinical Trials

Five-Year Data Demonstrates Long-Term Effectiveness and Safety of VisionCare's Telescope Implant for Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies released 5-year data that show substantial retention of gains in visual acuity over time after implantation with the Implantable Miniature Telescope, by Dr. Isaac Li…

Read the full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Medical Studies

Topical Cyclosporine Better for Ocular Rosacea

Topical cyclosporine is more effective than oral doxycycline for the treatment of ocular rosacea, according to a new study published online June 18 in the International Journal of Ophthalmology. Resea…

Read the full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Medical Studies

Intraocular Pressure Elevations Common After Intravitreal Triamcinolone Injections

Intraocular pressure elevations are common after intravitreal injections of triamcinolone acetonide for macular edema resulting from retinal vein occlusion, according to data from the SCORE study. Inc…

Read the full story

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Opens in Naples

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute opened its much anticipated new eye center in Naples, Florida, bringing world-class eye care to Southwest Florida, according to a company news release. “This $25 m…

Read the full story

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Retina, Bayer

Eylea (Aflibercept) Injection Receives Approval in Japan for the Treatment of Retinal Vein Occlusion

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, received approval for Eylea (aflibercept) injection by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (M…

Read the full story

Monday, June 29, 2015 | Partnerships, NightstaRx

NightstaRx and The University of Alberta Announce the Start of the First Canadian Gene Therapy Study to Treat Choroideremia

NightstaRx announced that the University of Alberta has begun enrolling and dosing subjects in a phase 2 clinical trial of the company’s gene therapy for the treatment of choroideremia (CHM), ac…

Read the full story
Load More
 Stock Price  Change 
 Actavis $298.98  0.00% 
 Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. $17.28  0.00% 
 Akorn, Inc. $43.37  0.00% 
 Alimera Sciences, Inc. $4.59  0.00% 
 Avalanche Biotechnologies $16.03  0.00% 
 Bayer $141.05  0.00% 
 Can-Fite Biopharma $2.17  0.00% 
 Carl Zeiss Meditec $24.23  0.71% 
 Cooper Companies, Inc. $176.59  0.00% 
 Eleven Biotherapeutics $2.87  0.00% 
 Escalon Medical Corp. $1.33  0.00% 
 Essilor International $120.00  0.00% 
 Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. $8.24  0.00% 
 InSite Vision, Inc. $0.18  0.00% 
 IRIDEX Corporation $8.22  0.00% 
 Johnson & Johnson $98.44  0.00% 
 Luxottica Group, S.p.A. $66.70  0.00% 
 Merck & Company, Inc. $57.67  0.00% 
 NicOx $1.82  -1.41% 
 NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. $0.65  0.00% 
 Novartis AG Common Stock $99.80  0.00% 
 Ocular Therapeutix $20.15  0.00% 
 Ophthotech Corporation $51.83  0.00% 
 QLT $4.29  0.00% 
 Quantel $2.86  -1.38% 
 Regeneron $511.08  0.00% 
 Roche $35.17  0.00% 
 Second Sight Medical Products $14.05  0.00% 
 STAAR Surgical Company $9.36  0.00% 
 TearLab Corporation $1.98  0.00% 
 Thrombogenics $5.50  0.00% 
 Topcon Corporation $24.06  0.00% 
 Valeant Pharmaceuticals $228.49  0.00% 
 Xoma $3.73  0.00%