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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 Lensar press release.

Lensar, which declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December 2016, has maintained its business operations. Through the restructuring, PDL will convert Lensar’s debt to an equity ownership position, the release said.

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 Agency, discusses what

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 computers. More than 30…

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 release. Indicated for…
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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 their patients…
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Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factors for the Development of Glaucoma in Patients With Aniridia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, May 17, 2017
To assess the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for the development of glaucoma in patients with aniridia…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

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

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye's macula. At present, pharmacotherapy…
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VIDEO: Surgeon shares pearls for performing cataract surgery in post-RK eyes

May 16, 2017
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