Latest News - Cataract Surgery

Monday, February 12, 2018 | Cataract Surgery, FDA Approval/Clearance

Icon Bioscience Receives FDA Approval for Dexycu Drug Therapy for Treating Inflammation Associated with Cataract Surgery

Icon Bioscience announced that the FDA has approved the company's new drug application for Dexycu (dexamethasone intraocular suspension), a dropless, long-acting therapeutic for treating inflammat…

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Monday, February 05, 2018 | Cataract Surgery, Clinical Trials, Eyegate Pharmaceuticals

EyeGate Announces Topline Results for Phase 2b Trial of EGP-437 in Cataract Surgery

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced topline results from a phase 2b study of EGP-437 combination product for pain and inflammation in patients having undergone cataract surgery. Although, EGP-437 demons…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Cataract Surgery

Patients Are Going Blind Due to 6-Month Waiting Lists for Cataract Surgery

Patients face going blind while waiting for cataract surgery after new figures showed waiting times for operations have risen in more than half of NHS authorities, according to a report in The London …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, FDA Approval/Clearance, Omeros

Omeros Announces FDA Approval of Omidria for Use in Pediatric Patients

The FDA has approved Omeros’ supplemental new drug application that expands the indication of Omidria (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3% to include use in pediatric patie…

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Thursday, December 07, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Medical Studies

Cataract Surgery May Prolong Your Life

After 72 very nearsighted years, 55 of them spent wearing Coke-bottle glasses, Jane Quinn of Brooklyn, N.Y., is thrilled with how well she can see since having her cataracts removed last year. &ldq…

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Thursday, November 09, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Product Releases, Alcon

Alcon Introduces Newly Optimized UltraSert Preloaded IOL Delivery System

Alcon introduced the new UltraSert delivery system preloaded with the AcrySof IQ aspheric monofocal IOL at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting. Data will be presented at AAO on the Ul…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Clinical Trials, Kala Pharmaceuticals

Kala Pharmaceuticals Submits New Drug Application to FDA for Inveltys

Kala Pharmaceuticals announced that it has submitted a new drug application (NDA) to the FDA for Inveltys (KPI-121 1%), a topical twice-a-day product candidate for the treatment of inflammation and pa…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, FDA Approval/Clearance

ARC Laser Receives FDA Approval for Cetus Nano-Laser System

ARC Laser recently received FDA approval for the use of the Cetus Nano-Laser system in cataract surgery. The Cetus system includes a base that houses the laser with a touch-screen to adjust the laser …

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Conferences, Product Releases, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Johnson & Johnson Vision to Introduce iDESIGN Refractive Studio at ESCRS

Johnson & Johnson Vision will introduce the new iDESIGN Refractive Studio and CATALYS Precision Laser System Mobile Patient Bed at the XXXV Congress of the ESCRS. The iDESIGN enhances the current …

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Partnerships

BostonSight Announces International Partnership

BostonSight and the LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), a non-profit, non-government eye care institution located in Hyderabad, India, announced a global partnership to manufacture and distribute BostonS…

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Conferences, Presbia

Presbia Announces Several Presentations at the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons and in the International Society of Presbyopia 2017

Presbia will participate at the XXXV Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS), Europe’s leading organization for cataract and refractive surgeons, to be held …

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Thursday, August 24, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Product Releases

Coburn Technologies Introduces New Cobalt Lens Generators, Cobalt NXT & NXT+

Coburn Technologies has introduced its newest lens generators -- the Cobalt NXT & NXT+. The Cobalt NXT is the successor to Coburn’s current large-format freeform generator, the Cobalt DS. To…

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017 | Cataract Surgery

Mynosys Cellular Devices Receives $1 Million NEI Grant to Commercialize the Zepto Capsulotomy System

Mynosys Cellular Devices announced that it has received a SB1 Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP) Award from the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health. CRP is administered …

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Monday, July 31, 2017 | Cataract Surgery

FDA Warns About Triamcinolone and Moxifloxacin Combo for Eye

FDA issued a safety alert after receiving adverse event reports concerning at least 43 patients who were administered intravitreal injections of a drug containing triamcinolone and moxifloxacin compou…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Medical Studies

Steady Growth in Cataract Surgical Procedures Is Expected Over the Next 5 Years

Market Scope forecasts that the cataract surgical equipment market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6 percent a year, totaling $2 billion by 2022. Cataracts are a leading caus…

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