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Thursday, February 01, 2018 | Miscellaneous, ReVision Optics

ReVision Optics Goes Out of Business

ReVision Optics, the maker of the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, has ceased its operations, the company has confirmed with In a posting on its website, ReVision Optics stated that it…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 | LASIK, Miscellaneous

Ophthalmologists Warn Against "Affordable" LASIK Surgery

People tired of contact lens or glasses can be drawn to advertisements that claim to offer cheap LASIK surgery - often times as low as $400 per eye. With the annual cost of glasses or contacts at prac…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018 | Miscellaneous, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals is Issued DEA Manufacturer Certificate for its 503B Outsourcing Facility

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced that following inspection by the US Drug Enforcement Administration, its New Jersey FDA-registered outsourcing facility has been issued a DEA Manufacturer Controlled…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Acclaimed Ophthalmologist Dr. Daljit Singh Dies

Acclaimed ophthalmologist Dr. Daljit Singh, 83, passed away. Known for introducing intraocular lens implants in India in 1976 and hence revolutionizing the eye care treatment, Dr. Singh had received P…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 | Miscellaneous

‘Nobody Thought It Would Come To This’: Drug Maker Teva Faces a Crisis

To the rest of the world, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is simply one of the world's biggest makers of generic drugs. In Israel, it is the corporate version of a national celebrity. The first …

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Friday, December 15, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Bausch+Lomb

In Letter to Customers, B+L Reviews Innovations, Preview What's Next

Chuck Hess, Vice President & General Manager, U.S. Surgical, Bausch + Lomb, sent the following letter to customers reviewing some of the innovations the company introduced in 2017, and previewing …

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Heidelberg Engineering

Heidelberg Engineering Announces the Passing of its Co-Founder Dr. Gerhard Zinser

Heidelberg Engineering announced the passing of one of its co-founders and managing director, Gerhard Zinser, on November 19, 2017. Dr. Zinser was a pioneer, an inventor, and the driving force behind …

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Miscellaneous

European Medicines Agency to Relocate to Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate to Amsterdam in the Netherlands. This decision was taken by the EU 27 Member States in the margins of the General Affairs Council (Art.50). The A…

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Monday, November 20, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Eye to the Sky: Ophthalmologists Aided Hurricane Response

Eye care is one of the most common acute medical needs after natural disasters. After recent hurricanes devastated Houston, Texas, and Puerto Rico, ophthalmologists were quick to respond, but having a…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Bausch+Lomb

Bausch + Lomb Reports Over 1 Million Units of Contact Lens Materials Recycled on First Anniversary of One By One Recycling Program

Bausch + Lomb announced on "America Recycles Day" that its exclusive ONE by ONE recycling program has recycled a combined total of more than one million used contact lenses, blister packs, a…

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Friday, October 13, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Zeiss Invests More Than 300 Million Euro in Jena High-Tech Site

Zeiss announced it will invest over €300 million in a new integrated high-tech site in Jena, Germany. In line with this plan, Zeiss will bring together its existing sites in Jena by 2023. To do t…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Sheraz Daya Featured in BBC Documentary

Sheraz Daya, MD, FACP, FACS, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, ophthalmologist and Medical Director of Centre for Sight in the UK, has been featured in a BBC Documentary about the practices and regulation of laser …

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Prevent Blindness

Webinar: Zika Virus and Your Eyes

Prevent Blindness invites you to join this webinar to learn about the Zika virus and how the Zika virus effects vision in babies whose mothers were infected with the virus during pregnancy and infants…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Miscellaneous

OneLegacy Opens Largest Eye Bank in Los Angeles

OneLegacy announced the opening of the largest eye bank in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. From this location, OneLegacy will recover, evaluate, process and distribute an a…

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Friday, September 15, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Topcon Medical Systems

Topcon Releases Video Interview Series for Aladdin Biometer

Topcon Medical Systems has announcd the release of a series of video interviews where several Key Opinion Leaders talk about their experiences with the Aladdin Biometer with Corneal Topography and how…

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