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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Product Releases, Topcon Medical Systems

Topcon Introduces the SL-D301 Slit Lamp With Three Magnifications, Photo, and Video Capability

Topcon Medical Systems has announced the release of the new SL-D301 Slit Lamp, a clinical slit lamp that covers all aspects of an eye examination. It has a tower illumination system with a halogen bul…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Product Releases

IBM is Training Watson to Identify Retina Abnormalities

IBM Research announced new developments in IBM Watson's ability to detect abnormalities of the retina. The Melbourne, Australia-based IBM researchers have trained a research version of Watson to r…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Blindness, Product Releases

High Tech Electronic Glasses May Allow Legally Blind to Experience Up to 20/20 Vision

The eSight 3, electronic glasses that aim to let the legally blind see, was launched this week. The glasses use high-tech image processing to provide individuals who are legally blind the opportu…

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Friday, February 17, 2017 | Clinical Trials, Product Releases, Pixium Vision

Pixium Vision Announces First Implantation and Activation of IRIS II in Spain

Pixium Vision announced the first implantation and activation of IRIS II in Spain. This implantation is part of Pixium Vision’s ongoing multicenter clinical trial to assess the performance of IR…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Product Releases, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Begins Dispensing from FDA-Registered 503B Outsourcing Facility

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced that it has begun shipping its core sterile ophthalmic medications to select customers from its FDA-registered outsourcing facility without the need for a patient-sp…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | Product Releases

Visiometrics Launches New Website

Visiometrics has launched a newly designed website at, showcasing its ophthalmic diagnostic technology. The new site improves the customer experience with access to video and acad…

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Thursday, February 09, 2017 | Product Releases, FCI Ophthalmics

FCI Ophthalmics' APX 200 Pupil Expander Now Available

FCI Ophthalmics announced the release of the APX 200 pupil expander, a product for dilation of constricted pupils and intraoperative floppy iris syndrome. The APX 200's carefully designed spring e…

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | Product Releases, Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine Announces MIPS Composite Score Reporting in EHR

Modernizing Medicine announced that its electronic health record (EHR) system, EMA, is among the first in the United States to include built-in Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) composite sc…

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017 | Product Releases

New Company Launched to Connect Health Plans and Eye Care Providers, Helping Deliver Care to Patients with Chronic Disease

Illuma Care Connections, a new care coordination company for eye care providers and health plan partners, announced the launch of technology-enabled services that integrate eye care services into main…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Product Releases

Vino Optics Announces New Color Deficiency Correction Lenses to Eye Care Market

For the 6 percent of the population that has a color deficiency, there is a new way to improve color vision by going directly to an eye care professional to ask for color correction lenses from Vino O…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Product Releases

Paragon CRT Contact Lenses Approved by Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency

Paragon Vision Sciences announced it has received approval from the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) for its corneal reshaping/orthokeratology brand, Paragon CRT Contact Lenses. The contact…

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Monday, January 30, 2017 | Product Releases

ASRS Announces Launch of Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and SAGE Publishing announce the inaugural issue of the Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases (JVRD). The new scientific journal from the world's larg…

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Monday, January 30, 2017 | Product Releases, AMD, Genentech

Lucentis 0.5 mg Prefilled Syringe Now Available to Order in the US

Ophthalmologists across the United States can now order the Lucentis 0.5 mg prefilled syringe (PFS). The PFS is a new method of administering Lucentis to treat people with wet age-related macular dege…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Product Releases, Alcon Laboratories

Alcon Launches New Trifocal Toric IOL for Patients with Astigmatism Undergoing Cataract Surgery

Alcon announced the launch of AcrySof IQ PanOptix Toric presbyopia- and astigmatism-correcting IOL for patients with preexisting corneal astigmatism undergoing cataract surgery. It is a new option for…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Product Releases, Bausch+Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Specialty Vision Products Introduces ScleralFil Solution for Scleral Lens Insertion

Bausch + Lomb announced the launch of ScleralFil sterile buffered solution with no preservatives, which is indicated for inserting and rinsing scleral lenses. ScleraFil contains no preservative or mer…

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