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AMO acquisition puts focus on the patient, J&J chairman says

AMO acquisition puts focus on the patient, J&J chairman says
February 27, 2017

Read the Perspective from Kerry Giedd, OD, MS, FAAO

Johnson & Johnson completed the acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics in an all-cash $4.325 billion payment, according to a J&J press release issued today.

The transaction includes ophthalmic products in three areas of patient care: cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery and consumer eye health, and the combined organization will operate under the name Johnson & Johnson Vision (J&J Vision).

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AMO acquisition puts focus on the patient, J&J chairman says

February 27, 2017
Johnson & Johnson completed the acquisition of Abbott Medical Optics in an all-cash $4.325 billion payment, according to a J&J press release…

Patients with contact lens-related corneal infections report modifiable risk factors

August 18, 2016
Over the past decade, contact lens wearers with corneal infections reported modifiable risk factors such as overuse and poor contact lens hygiene…

In the Journals

Study: Former contact lens wearers report high satisfaction with LASIK

August 5, 2016
Contact lens wearers who chose to have LASIK are more satisfied with their vision a year postoperatively and most satisfied after 2 to 3 years…

Meeting News Coverage

CooperVision studies myopia control using daily disposables in children

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SEATTLE – “With every diopter of increase in myopia, you have an increased risk of ocular pathology,” according to Arthur Back

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