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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Medical Studies, Ocular Therapeutix

New Publication Describes Positive Patient Experience in Study of Ocular Therapeutix’ Dextenza Following Cataract Surgery

Ocular Therapeutix announced positive results of a patient experience study of Dextenza (dexamethasone insert) 0.4 mg for intracanalicular use. The study, published in Patient Preference and Adhe…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Miscellaneous, Prevent Blindness

April Declared Women’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

More women than men have eye disease, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, and glaucoma. According to the Prevent Blindness study, "The Future of Vision: Forecasting the P…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Glaucoma, Medical Studies

Body-tilt Test Helps Predict Optic Nerve Tissue Loss in Glaucoma

Changes in pattern electroretinogram (PERG) and other measures associated with head-down-body-tilt (HDT) position predict future loss of optic nerve tissue in individuals at risk for glaucoma, accordi…

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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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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Physician Who Tricked Patients Into Surgery Gets 10 Years

Ophthalmologist David Ming Pon, MD, MPH, was sentenced last week in a federal district court in Jacksonville, Florida, to 10 years in prison for bilking Medicare out of nearly $10 million. One could c…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Health Care, Prevent Blindness

Prevent Blindness Urges Secretary Price to Prioritize Eye and Vision Health

In a letter to the newly confirmed US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Thomas Price, Prevent Blindness urged the secretary to prioritize adult and children’s vision health in co…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Medical Studies

"Living with Sjögren's" Survey Demonstrates Impact Sjögren’s Has on Ability to Function at Home and At Work

For the overwhelming majority of patients living with Sjögren’s, an autoimmune disorder affecting more than 4 million Americans (90% of whom are women), every day is a challenge in coping w…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Medical Studies

China’s Ophthalmic Market to Grow to $4 Billion by 2022

Market Scope forecasts that China’s $2.7 billion ophthalmic market will grow at a compound annual rate of 8.5 percent to $4 billion in 2022 in constant currency terms. China, the most populous c…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Miscellaneous, American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology Statement on Stem Cell Therapy for Treating Eye Disease

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights concerns that the American Academy of Ophthalmology has previously expressed regarding stem cell therapy for diseases of the retina. …

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | CE Mark Approval

Sanoculis Receives CE Mark for its Minimally Invasive Micro Sclerostomy (MIMS) Device

Sanoculis has announced that its minimally invasive micro sclerostomy (MIMS) device and procedure has been granted the CE marking, enabling market launch in Europe. Sanoculis now plans to conduct a la…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Glaucoma, Bausch+Lomb, Nicox

Bausch + Lomb and Nicox Announce PDUFA Date For Novel Glaucoma Candidate Latanoprostene Bunod

Bausch + Lomb and Nicox announced that the FDA has set a deadline of August 24, 2017 for its decision on the new drug application for latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution, 0.024%. Latanoprostene b…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Cataract Surgery, Medical Studies, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Peer-Reviewed Paper Demonstrates the Benefits of Dropless Cataract Surgery

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, an ophthalmology-focused pharmaceutical company, today announced the publication of a dropless therapy article in the peer-reviewed journal, Current Pharmaceutical Desig…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Miscellaneous

Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation Calls Upon Eye Care Professionals to Help Educate Public

April 2017 marks the 19th annual Sjögren’s Awareness Month. Once again, The Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation (SSF), along with members and volunteers across the country, will unite …

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Medical Studies

Report: Eye Infections Treatment Market Poised for Steady Growth in the Future

The eye infections treatment market is growing. This is attributed to aging population, rising prevalence of ophthalmic diseases, increasing company investments for launching new product forms, health…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Product Releases, Allergan

USC Roski Eye Institute Ophthalmologists Are First to Use XEN Gel Stent to Treat Glaucoma Patients in Los Angeles

The University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute became the first team in Los Angeles county to implant the XEN gel stent in glaucoma patients on March 9, 2017. The XEN gel stent w…

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