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Sergio Duplan named region president, Alcon North America

July 31, 2015

Alcon has appointed Sergio Duplan as region president, Alcon North America, according to a press release.

Duplan succeeds Robert Warner, who assumes a new executive committee role as global franchise head, Alcon Vision Care.

Business News

EyeGate public stock offering expected to generate $10 million

July 31, 2015
EyeGate Pharmaceuticals announced the pricing of a public offering of common stock and warrants that is expected to generate about $10 million, according to a press…
Publication Exclusive: Glued intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation technique continues to evolve

Publication Exclusive: Glued intrascleral posterior chamber IOL fixation technique continues to evolve

July 31, 2015
Suturing of posterior chamber IOLs in back of the iris or the capsular bag is standard practice, but it may not be appropriate in cases with insufficient capsule, lens…
In the Journals

Fixed-dose combination reduces IOP more than individual components at 1 month

July 30, 2015
A fixed-dose combination of medications reduced IOP significantly more than the constituent components, with minimal side effects, a study found.Investigators evaluated…
Business News

STAAR reports decline in net sales in second quarter

July 30, 2015
STAAR Surgical reported $18.7 million in net sales in the second quarter, a 7% decline from $20 million in the same quarter of 2014, according to a press release. 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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CME
Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma

Assessing and Applying Real-world Data on Advanced Ocular Nutrition for an Age-old Dilemma

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

Clinicians continue to identify better approaches to managing age-related macular degeneration. There is a greater…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
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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