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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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Evaluation of the Accuracy of Grading Indirect Ophthalmoscopy Video Images for Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 21, 2015
To determine whether digital retinal images obtained using a video indirect ophthalmoscopy system can be accurately…
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Diabetic Eye Disease: Implications of Early Recognition, Treatment, and Continuity of Care

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

Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of new cases of legal blindness among working-age Americans. Initially…
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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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