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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Corporate Lawsuits, Carl Zeiss Meditec, VSY

VSY Files Opposition Against Zeiss Patent

VSY Biotechnology filed an opposition against Carl Zeiss Meditec's European patent (EP 2 377 493 B1) “Method for manufacturing aphakic intraocular lens” (EP’493) with the Eu…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | Earnings & Financials, Allergan

Allergan's CEO Pay Plummets by 80%

After a 2016 that hit some bumps financially -- and one that didn’t feature the Pfizer-Allergan merger the companies had planned on -- Allergan CEO Brent Saunders’ pay is down. Way, way do…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Partnerships

International Keratoconus Society Partners with Scleral Lens Society

The International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals (IKA), a collaborative optometric and ophthalmologic organization established to promote ongoing professional education and scientific d…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous

ASCRS Foundation, TearLab, and Shire to Sponsor Fourth Annual Run for Sight to Benefit Humanitarian Eye Care Programs

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation has announced that its fifth annual ASCRS Foundation Run for Sight, cosponsored by TearLab and Shire, will be held at 6:30 am Sunday,…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Corporate Lawsuits, Valeant

Former Valeant CEO Michael Pearson Sues Company Over Unpaid Share Award

Former Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson filed a lawsuit in the US claiming that the company failed to deliver 3 million shares promised to him as part of an exit package. According to the c…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Product Releases

Pocket-Sized $200 Fundus Camera Reduces Pupil Dilation

Researchers have developed an inexpensive, pocket-sized, nonmydriatic fundus camera using mostly off-the-shelf electrical components. The camera will not replace the use of dilating eye drops, but wil…

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Monday, March 27, 2017 | Corporate Lawsuits, Carl Zeiss Meditec

Carl Zeiss Meditec Wins Patent Infringement Action on Trifocal IOL

Carl Zeiss Meditec has won a patent infringement action before the District Court of Düsseldorf/Germany against VSY Biotechnology BV and its exclusive supplier Fritz Ruck Ophthalmologische System…

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Monday, March 27, 2017 | Product Releases

First Insight Releases EyeClinic Imaging, a Cloud-Based Ophthalmic Image Management System that Integrates With Any EHR

First Insight Corporation, developers of MaximEyes EHR and practice management software for eye care professionals, announced the release of EyeClinic Imaging, a cloud-based ophthalmic image managemen…

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Monday, March 27, 2017 | Health Care

US Lawmakers Pull Bill Intended to Repeal Affordable Healthcare Act

On Friday, Republican lawmakers in the US House of Representatives withdrew proposed legislation aimed at overhauling the Affordable Healthcare Act, signed into law by fo…

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Friday, March 24, 2017 | Product Releases

Aptar Pharma's Preservative-Free Multidose Dispenser Chosen for the First Time for a Prescription Dry Eye Product in the US with Restasis Multidose

Aptar Pharma’s innovative and patented preservative-free multidose ophthalmic squeeze dispenser is available for patients in the US prescription market for the first time with Allergan’s&n…

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Friday, March 24, 2017 | Medical Studies

How Blind People's Brains Rewire to Improve Other Senses

A new study delves into the neurological changes in people with blindness. It demonstrates that losing one's sight before the age of 3 causes long-term alterations and subsequent enhancements to t…

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Friday, March 24, 2017 | Medical Studies

Repeated Bevacizumab Injections Tied to Higher Glaucoma Surgery Risk

Seven or more intravitreous bevacizumab injections in a year is associated with a higher risk of glaucoma surgery, researchers in Canada say. "The advent of intravitreous anti-vascular endothelia…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance

Icare USA Receives FDA Clearance for Icare HOME Tonometer

Icare USA announced that the Icare HOME tonometer has been cleared by the FDA and is now available for use in the United States. The Icare HOME device, which received CE marking in 2014, allows eye ca…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Alcon Laboratories

Alcon Receives FDA Approval for AcrySof IQ ReSTOR +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with Activefocus

Alcon has received approval from the FDA for its AcrySof IQ ReSTOR +2.5 Multifocal Toric IOL with Activefocus, which is designed to address astigmatism and presbyopia at the same time. The unique opti…

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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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