Lensar, PDL BioPharma announce restructuring plan

May 22, 2017
Lensar will become a wholly owned subsidiary of PDL BioPharma through a financial restructuring plan that has been court approved, according to a…

Cybersecurity expert: 5 things physicians should consider to help protect data

May 22, 2017
In this guest commentary, Zuly Gonzalez, co-founder and CEO of Light Point Security and former cybersecurity expert at the National Security

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of…

EVO+ Visian ICL receives CE mark

May 22, 2017
The EVO+ Visian ICL with aspheric optic has received a CE mark for commercialization in the European Union, according to a STAAR Surgical press…
FDA News

FDA approves Actemra for giant cell arteritis

May 22, 2017
The FDA has approved Actemra for the treatment of adults with giant cell arteritis. “Rheumatologists will finally have available an option for…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Pulsed laser glaucoma treatment reduces IOP, medications

May 22, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Rolando Toyos, MD, discusses his work with pulsed laser in…

Omeros reports $15.1 million quarterly net loss

May 22, 2017
Omeros reported a net loss of $15.1 million, or $0.34 per share, in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a net loss of $20.5 million, or $0.54 per…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: 'Adaptive fluidics' improves phaco procedure

May 21, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Mitch Schultz, MD, discusses a presentation on his personal…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: DREAM study demonstrates Prokera Slim eases dry eye disease in severe cases

May 20, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery here, Marguerite M. McDonald, MD,
In the Journals

Contemporary refractive surgery minimally disturbs ocular surface

May 19, 2017
PRK and femtosecond-assisted LASIK have equally mild and transient effects on the ocular surface, according to a study. Taking into consideration…

Alcon names chief medical officer

May 19, 2017
Stephen S. Lane, MD, will join Alcon as its chief medical officer and global head of franchise clinical strategy, where he will lead the integration…

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Intraocular delivery of medications during cataract surgery advantageous

May 19, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses the four Cs of the…

SightLife Surgical names P. Bernard Haffey chief commercial officer

May 19, 2017
Paul Bernard “Bernie” Haffey has joined SightLife Surgical as its first chief commercial officer, according to a company press release. …
From OSN Europe

Precizon Presbyopic IOL from Ophtec receives CE mark

May 18, 2017
The aspheric Precizon Presbyopic IOL received a CE mark and will be commercially launched in October during the European Society of Cataract and…
Meeting News

ARMOR study: Antibiotic resistance high among staphylococci

May 18, 2017
BALTIMORE – Researchers found high levels of antibiotic resistance among staphylococci, along with many isolates demonstrating multidrug…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Diet and supplements can augment treatment for dry eye disease

May 18, 2017
LOS ANGELES – At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses “foundational…

ONL Therapeutics closes $4.25 million in Series A funding

May 18, 2017
ONL Therapeutics has closed $4.25 million in Series A funding for preclinical development of its lead therapeutic candidate, ONL1204, designed to…
Blog

BLOG: Swimming with killer whales

May 18, 2017
For several years both ASCRS and AAO have been preceded by the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, the brainchild of Emmett Cunningham. What was once a…
From OSN Europe

Research underway on cannabinoid-based treatment approach to neuropathic pain in dry eye

May 17, 2017
Novaliq, in collaboration with the University of Cologne, Germany, announced the successful application of a novel cannabinoid-based treatment
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