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Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016

Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA in the second half of 2016, following two pivotal trials that met their primary and secondary efficacy endpoints.

The handheld stimulator and daily disposable tips increase tear production upon stimulation in patients with dry eye disease due to decreased tear production, according to a press release from the company.

Valeant names senior vice president and corporate controller

May 26, 2016
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced it has named Sam Eldessouky senior vice president and corporate controller.Eldessouky, with more than 20 years of…
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32nd APAO Congress in Singapore

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, May 2016
Early bird registration for the 32nd APAO Congress has already begun, with a deadline of Nov. 30. In addition, abstract submission is now open through Sept. 19. Free…

Robert E. Grant transitions from CEO to board vice chairman of Alphaeon

May 26, 2016
Robert E. Grant, founder of Alphaeon, will transition from his role as CEO to the role of vice chairman of the company’s board of directors, according to an…
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Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography of the Horizontal and Vertical Extraocular Muscles With Measurement of the Insertion to Limbus Distance

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2016, Volume 53 Issue 3
To assess the possibility of determining the insertion distance from the limbus of horizontal and vertical extraocular…
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Emerging Options for Day-in and Day-out IOP Control

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Unfortunately, even with appropriate use of currently available medications, many people with glaucoma will still…
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Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016
Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA in the second half of 2016…

Valeant names senior vice president and corporate controller

May 26, 2016
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced it has named Sam Eldessouky senior vice president and corporate controller.Eldessouky, with more…

From OSN APAO

32nd APAO Congress in Singapore

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, May 2016
Early bird registration for the 32nd APAO Congress has already begun, with a deadline of Nov. 30. In addition, abstract submission is now open…

Robert E. Grant transitions from CEO to board vice chairman of Alphaeon

May 26, 2016
Robert E. Grant, founder of Alphaeon, will transition from his role as CEO to the role of vice chairman of the company’s board of directors…

Ophthotech reports $36.3 million net loss in first quarter

May 20, 2016
Ophthotech reported a first quarter net loss of $36.3 million, or $1.03 per diluted share, compared with a net income of $6.6 million, or $0.19 per…

Refocus completes patient enrollment for potential presbyopia treatment

May 17, 2016
Enrollment is complete for a phase 3 clinical trial of the VisAbility Micro-Insert System for treatment of presbyopia, according to press release…

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Mauritania approaching goal of trachoma eradication thanks to private funding

May 17, 2016
PARIS — The ambitious goal of lowering the prevalence of blinding trachoma from 16% to less than 3% in Mauritania was achieved thanks to…

Interview: Avedro executives discuss FDA approval of cross-linking system

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2016
Ocular Surgery News: The ophthalmology community in the U.S. has been waiting for this approval for quite a while. Can you put this into perspective…

Case study in disruptive innovation: Target marketing and the dry eye center

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2016
At OSN New York 2015, Ocular Surgery News held a symposium on disruptive innovation in ophthalmology, discussing new diagnostics, devices and…

Bausch + Lomb, IBM to collaborate on cataract surgery app

May 16, 2016
Bausch + Lomb and IBM will collaborate on the development of an app for iPhone and iPad to assist surgeons during cataract surgery, according to a…

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