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Valeant announces $2 billion Securities Repurchase Program

November 20, 2014

A new securities repurchase program that will allow Valeant Pharmaceuticals to make purchases up to $2 billion of its senior notes, common shares and other securities will replace the company’s expiring program, according to a company press release.

The board of directors also authorized a sub-limit for the repurchase of Valeant common shares of more than 10% of the company’s public float and 5% of the company’s issued and outstanding common shares, according to the press release.

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two additional…

Optos reports 7% increase in third-quarter revenue

November 20, 2014
Optos totaled $170.6 million in revenue and operating income in the third quarter, a 7% increase from $159.5 million in the third quarter 2013, according to a press…

Take the reins and educate your peers

November 20, 2014
Once you have completed Malcolm Gladwell’s required hours of concentrated study to develop enough mastery to be considered an expert in any subject, consider…
Surgeon discusses management of cataract and Fuchs' dystrophy Meeting News Coverage

Surgeon discusses management of cataract and Fuchs' dystrophy

November 20, 2014
NEW YORK — Individual case evaluation is important to decide which cataract procedure is beneficial for patients with cataract and Fuchs' dystrophy, according to a…
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Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction: Common Management Policies Among Pediatric Ophthalmologists

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, November 4, 2014
To study common management policies of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNDLO) among pediatric…
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IN FOCUS: Advances in AMD - Strategies and Options in Managing Wet and Dry AMD

IN FOCUS: Advances in AMD - Strategies and Options in Managing Wet and Dry AMD

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

The damage associated with age-related macular degeneration begins before visual symptoms occur, making early diagnosis…
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Surgeon says now is good time to adopt femtosecond cataract surgery

November 19, 2014
NEW YORK — At OSN New York, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses reasons that he has begun performing femtosecond…
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