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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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Friday, September 15, 2017 | Miscellaneous, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Organizations Team up to Support Hurricane Survivors

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology announced that they are establishing a Hurricane Relief Fund in response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes…

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Thursday, September 07, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Rayner Intraocular Lenses

Rayner Establishes US-Based Subsidiary Rayner Surgical

Rayner announced its investment into the US market with the establishment of a dedicated subsidiary, Rayner Surgical Inc. Based out of New York, Rayner Surgical will provide US specific marketing, reg…

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Monday, August 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Report: Famed Ophthalmologist Bobby Qureshi Investigated By the General Medical Council in UK

The celebrity eye surgeon who ‘saved’ EastEnders actress June Brown from blindness is being investigated by the General Medical Council amid growing concerns about his practices, exposed b…

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Monday, August 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Allergan

The Allergan Foundation to Donate $100,000 to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Allergan announced that The Allergan Foundation will donate $100,000 to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. The Allergan Foundation donation will be made to the American Red Cross, which has mobilized i…

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Friday, August 25, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Ophthalmology Department Renamed in Honor of John F. Hardesty

Thanks to a major gift from a Washington University alumna, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will be known as the John F. Ha…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Bausch+Lomb, Valeant

FDA: Inspection Issues at Bausch + Lomb Manufacturing Plant in Tampa Facility are Being Resolved

Valeant announced that the FDA confirmed it intends to issue a Voluntary Action Indicated (VAI) inspection classification for its Bausch + Lomb manufacturing facility in Tampa. With this confirmation,…

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