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Allergan to acquire AqueSys

September 4, 2015

Allergan will acquire AqueSys in an all cash transaction of $300 million, the company announced in a press release.

Under the terms of the agreement, the upfront payment includes regulatory approval and commercialization milestone payments related to AqueSys' lead development programs including the Xen45 gel stent, the release said.

Speaker: Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes in order to better treat and understand ocular infections, according to a speaker. “We need…
Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need Meeting News Coverage

Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Minimally invasive procedures have gained a role in the treatment of glaucoma and should be explored more and used more in the future, according to…
In the Journals

Hydrophobic acrylic IOL associated with increase in PCO up to 3 years

September 3, 2015
A single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL was associated with a significant increase in posterior capsule opacification up to 3 years and stabilization between 3 years and…
Breaking News

Misleading advertisement about Pentacam prohibited in European Union

September 3, 2015
The District Court in The Hague, Netherlands, ruled that i-Optics is to refrain from using “misleading and defamatory advertisements” in reference to the…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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Vitreomacular Adhesion

Vitreomacular Adhesion: Addressing Patient Selection and Safety Concerns for Optimal Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ThromboGenics.

Clinicians gained a new option for the management of vitreomacular adhesion in 2012 with the FDA approval of a…
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VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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