Latest News - Cataract Surgery

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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Friday, July 07, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Medical Studies

Report: Patients Forced to Beg NHS to Fund Cataract or Hip Surgery

Patients are having to plead with the National Health Service (NHS) in England for hip replacements, cataract surgery, and other routine treatments that were once provided without question, an investi…

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Monday, June 26, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Clinical Trials

Icon Bioscience Annouces FDA Acceptance of NDA Filing for DEXYCU, a Noval Drug Therapy for Treating Inflammation Associated with Cataract Surgery

Icon Bioscience announced that it has received notification from the FDA that the agency has accepted for filing the company’s recently submitted new drug application (NDA) for DEXYCU (IBI-10090…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Partnerships, Carl Zeiss Meditec

First SMILE Laser Eye Surgery Procedures for US Navy Performed at Naval Medical Center San Diego

The first Zeiss ReLEx SMILE procedures for US Navy personnel were performed by Cmdr. John B. Cason, MD, Program Director, Navy Refractive Surgery Center San Diego. These procedures for the US Navy fol…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Medical Studies, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Peer-Reviewed Paper Demonstrates the Benefits of Dropless Cataract Surgery

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company, today announced the publication of a dropless therapy article in the peer-reviewed journal, Current Pharmaceutical Desig…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Ocular Therapeutix

Ocular Therapeutix Announces FDA Acceptance of NDA Resubmission for Dextenza for the Treatment of Ocular Pain After Ophthalmic Surgery

Ocular Therapeutix announced that the company’s new drug application (NDA) resubmission for Dextenza (dexamethasone insert) 0.4 mg for intracanalicular use for the treatment of ocular pain occur…

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