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Gobiquity receives $6 million in funding for pediatric vision screening program

August 26, 2016

Gobiquity Mobile Health received $6 million in Series B financing from venture capital firm InterWest Partners to support the company’s pediatric vision screening program.

The company announced in a press release that more than 100,000 children have been screened with GoCheck Kids, its flagship product. More than 3,000 children are being screened weekly, signifying more than 300% annual growth.

Imprimis reports $4.6 million net loss in second quarter

August 26, 2016
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals reported a net loss of $4.6 million, or $0.35 per common share, in the second quarter compared with a net loss of $3.7 million, or $0.39 per…
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VIDEO: Astigmatism management strategies vary in difficult cases

August 26, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Raj K. Rajpal, MD, addresses the variabilities in astigmatism management strategies, especially in more difficult cases with corneal comorbidities.
In the Journals

Intravitreal, topical medications yield similar post-cataract outcomes

August 25, 2016
Cataract surgery with either topical or intravitreal antibiotics, steroids and NSAIDs yielded similar outcomes, although patients preferred the injection, according to a…

NovaBay reports $2.7 million in net sales in second quarter

August 25, 2016
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals reported net sales of $2.7 million in the second quarter, a 164% increase from $1 million in the same period of 2015, according to a press…
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Clinical Science

Hyperacuity Exam Screens for Choroidal Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration on a Mobile Device

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, August 2016, Volume 47 Issue 8
Timely treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is integral in improving outcomes. To catch choroidal…
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CME

Clinical Trials in Diabetic Retinopathy

This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The advent of intravitreal therapies to treat retinal diseases has revolutionized the management of retinal pathology…
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VIDEO: Speaker reviews glaucoma diagnostic tools and therapies

August 20, 2016
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