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Alcon net sales increased to $10.8 billion in 2014

January 30, 2015

Alcon’s net sales for fiscal year 2014 totaled $10.8 billion, a 3% increase from the previous year, according to a press release from Novartis.

Surgical, ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and vision care sales grew by 5%, 3% and 2%, respectively, for the full year.

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FDA approves two Tecnis multifocal IOLs from Abbott

January 30, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott’s +2.75 D and +3.25 D Tecnis one-piece multifocal IOLs, according to a press release.The new IOLs provide cataract…
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Anisocoria in a pediatric patient after bounce house accident

January 30, 2015
The ophthalmology service at Tufts Medical Center was consulted for a “blown pupil” in the right eye of a 2-year-old boy. He was admitted to the pediatric…
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Envisia initiates phase 2a clinical trial for glaucoma treatment

January 29, 2015
Envisia Therapeutics initiated a phase 2a clinical trial to investigate the safety and tolerability of ENV515 in glaucoma patients, according to a press release. ENV515…
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University of Colorado, Mile High Ophthalmics enter licensing agreement for capsulorrhexis device

January 29, 2015
The University of Colorado and Mile High Ophthalmics have entered into a licensing agreement for the Verus capsulorrhexis device, according to a press release from the…
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Oral Rifampin for Central Serous Retinopathy: A Strategic Approach in Three Patients

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, January/February 2015, Volume 46 Issue 1
The authors present three cases of chronic central serous retinopathy in which rifampin was used for the utility of its…
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Advanced OCT Imaging Technology

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Carl Zeiss Meditec.

Advances in retinal pharmacology have significantly improved outcomes for patients with a range of chronic retinal…
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VIDEO: Implementing femtosecond laser into hospital setting creates unique challenges

January 28, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Rajesh K. Rajpal, MD, discusses the experience of incorporating femtosecond…
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