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Thursday, October 19, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Blindness, AMD, Pixium Vision

Pixium Vision Receives Approval for First-in-Human Clinical Trial of PRIMA, Its Miniaturized Sub-Retinal Implant

Pixium Vision announced that its next-generation miniaturized wireless subretinal implant, PRIMA, aimed at restoring vision in patients affected by retinal dystrophies, received authorization from the…

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Monday, October 16, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Eye Care Leaders

Eye Care Leaders Acquires iMedicWare to Launch Fully Integrated Technology Platform for Ophthalmology

Eye Care Leaders (ECL) announced the acquisition of iMedicWare, a provider of integrated EHR, practice management, ambulatory surgery center software, and optical solutions designed exclusively for ey…

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Retina, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, AMD

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Announces Drug Delivery Asset Acquisition to Advance Its Retinal Disease Program

Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced that it has acquired rights to use Envisia Therapeutics' PRINT technology in ophthalmology and certain other assets. The PRINT technology is a proprietary system ca…

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Guardian Health Sciences

Guardion Health Sciences Concludes Acquisition of VectorVision

Guardion Health Sciences has acquired VectorVision, a provider of standardized vision testing, and a leader in the field of contrast sensitivity, glare disability, and ETDRS (Early Treatment Diabetic …

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Oculus

Oculus Surgical Acquires Insight Instruments

Oculus Optikgeraete GmbH has announced that it’s entity, Oculus Surgical, has acquired Insight Instruments. The acquisition includes all manufacturing of Insight, which will strengthen Oculus&rs…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Johnson & Johnson Vision Acquires Sightbox

Johnson & Johnson Vision continues its fast acquisition pace in 2017 after announcing that it has acquired Sightbox, an online membership-based subscription service for contact lens wearers in the…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Alcon, ThromboGenics

ThromboGenics Regains Global Rights to Jetrea

ThromboGenics announced that it will regain full global rights to Jetrea (ocriplasmin) from Alcon based on a mutual agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, ThromboGenics will receive a cash amoun…

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Inotek Pharmaceuticals

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Announces Merger Agreement with Rocket Pharmaceuticals

Inotek Pharmaceuticals have entered into a definitive merger agreement with Rocket Pharmaceuticals, a US-based gene therapy company. Subject to shareholder approval, the combined company will retain t…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, PhysIOL sa

PhysIOL Acquires a Majority Stake in Optikon

PhysIOL announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which PhysIOL will acquire a majority stake in opthalmic device manufacturer Optikon. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. I…

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Monday, September 11, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Alphaeon

Strathspey Crown to Acquire ShoutMD From Alphaeon Corporation

Strathspey Crown Holdings announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with Alphaeon to acquire the ShoutMD social media platform in its entirety, includi…

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, TearScience

Johnson & Johnson Vision Completes Acquisition of TearScience

Johnson & Johnson Vision announced that it has completed its acquisition of TearScience. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move expands Johnson & Johnson's eye health portfolio and…

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Friday, September 01, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Oculus

Oculus Incorporates Oculus Canada

Oculus Optikgeräte, Germany, has incorporated Oculus Canada as their 9th international subsidiary. Oculus Canada will support new and existing customers throughout the region. In response to m…

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Monday, August 21, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Acquires Veracity Innovations Cloud-Based Platform

Zeiss announced that it has acquired Veracity Innovations, a cloud-based platform that provides doctors fast and easy access to relevant clinical data at each step in the care and treatment of patient…

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Friday, August 18, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers

Vision Ophthalmology Group Acquires MSMmedcare

Vision Ophthalmology Group (VOG) has announced the acquisition, through medilas ag, of MSMmedcare GmbH, an ophthalmic distributor in western Switzerland. Based in Rickenbach, MSMmedcare was formed …

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Friday, August 04, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, TearScience

Johnson & Johnson Vision Announces Agreement to Acquire TearScience

Johnson & Johnson Vision announced a definitive agreement to acquire TearScience, a privately held medical device manufacturer dedicated to evaluating meibomian gland health and treating meibomian…

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