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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology Names Bill Hughson as CEO

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO), a comprehensive eye care provider offering ophthalmology, optometry, and retail optical services in West Michigan, announced  the appointment of Bill Hughson as …

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Health Care, Management/Leadership

Senate Confirms Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration despite Democratic questions about his financial ties to medical companies the agency regulates. …

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Friday, May 05, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Alcon

Stephen S. Lane, MD, Joins Alcon as Chief Medical Officer and Global Head Franchise Clinical Strategy

Alcon has appointed Stephen S. Lane, MD, as Chief Medical Officer and Global Head Franchise Clinical Strategy. He will join the company on June 1. In his new role, Dr. Lane will lead the integratio…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Ophthotech

Ophthotech Announces Leadership Transition Effective July 1, 2017

Ophthotech announced that David R. Guyer, MD, a cofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Ophthotech, will transition to Executive Chairman effective July 1, 2017. Concurrent wit…

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Monday, April 17, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Katena Products

Katena Products Announces Mark Fletcher as CEO

Katena Products has announced the appointment of Mark J. Fletcher as their new President and CEO, effective March 1, 2017. Prior to joining Katena, Mr. Fletcher was President of the Surgical Technolog…

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Friday, April 14, 2017 | Management/Leadership

In Memory of Dr. Richard C. Troutman, ISRS Co-Founder, Innovator, Gifted Clinician

The ISRS community mourns the passing of Richard C. Troutman, MD, DSC, one of the most significant pioneers in the field of refractive surgery, and co-founder of the society now known as the Internati…

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Monday, April 10, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Aerie Pharmaceuticals

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Announces Expansion of Commercialization Team

Aerie Pharmaceuticals announced the appointments of new employees Gary Menichini as Vice President of Sales, Dale Seibt as Vice President of Market Access, and Gerry McKenzie as Vice President of Comm…

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Friday, April 07, 2017 | Acquisitions/Mergers, Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Announces Dr. Robert Greenberg, Chairman, Inducted as a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Second Sight Medical Products announced that Robert Greenberg, MD, PhD, Chairman, was inducted as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow at a ceremony held at the Sixth Annual Conference of the …

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Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Management/Leadership

Former Alphaeon CEO Begins New On-Demand App Business

Ophthalmic industry veteran and entrepreneur Robert Grant is back in the news to promote his latest endeavor -- an on-demand app that would let consumers schedule appointments to practitioners and top…

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Monday, April 03, 2017 | Management/Leadership

AOA and Optometry Cares Announce 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame Inductees

The AOA and Optometry Cares -- The AOA Foundation announced the 2017 National Optometry Hall of Fame inductees. Since 1998, the National Optometry Hall of Fame has recognized and honored doctors of op…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Bausch+Lomb, Valeant

Bausch + Lomb Announces US Management Team Leadership

Bausch + Lomb announced several changes to its management team designed to improve operational efficiencies. Joseph “Joe” Gordon, senior vice president and general manager, US Consumer …

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Shire

Joe Boyd Joins Shire as Director, Market Development, Ophthalmics

Shire has announced that Joe Boyd has joined the Ophthalmics team as Director, Market Development. In this role, Mr. Boyd will work closely with thought leaders, key opinion leaders, and teaching inst…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Clinical Trials, Management/Leadership

ClarVista Medical Completes Milestone to Advance Novel Modular Intraocular Lens for Cataract Lens Replacement

ClarVista Medical, a privately-held ophthalmic device company developing the Harmoni Modular IOL System, a novel IOL used to restore vision after cataract surgery, announced that several feasibility t…

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Monday, March 13, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Eyegate Pharmaceuticals

EyeGate Pharma Appoints Daniel S. Durrie, MD, and Randall J. Olson, MD, to Scientific Advisory Board

EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced the appointment of two leading ophthalmology experts, Daniel S. Durrie, MD, and Randall J. Olson, MD, to its Scientific Advisory Board. Drs. Durrie and Olson will wor…

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017 | Management/Leadership, Second Sight Medical Products

Second Sight Appoints David Jacques as Vice President of Research and Development

Second Sight Medical Products announced the appointment of David Jacques as Vice President of Research and Development. "David has over 30 years of experience in the medical and semiconductor …

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