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Valeant to acquire Synergetics USA

September 2, 2015

Valeant Pharmaceuticals announced that it will acquire Synergetics USA for $6.50 per share in cash, according to a Valeant press release.

“The addition of Synergetics’ portfolio of instruments and devices will further enhance Bausch + Lomb’s presence around the world in the rapidly evolving field of vitreoretinal surgery,” J. Michael Pearson, chairman and CEO of Valeant, said in the release. “We are committed to delivering a valuable and broad array of surgical devices and instruments to serve the needs of the surgical retina community and their patients.”

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Back-to-school reminder for parents and students: Check out college tax credits

September 2, 2015
With another school year here, the Internal Revenue Service reminds parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college…

Physicians support proposed biosimilar naming convention

September 2, 2015
In agreement with the FDA’s recent draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biological products, six physician groups collectively sent a letter to CMS Acting…
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Zeiss receives FDA clearance for AngioPlex OCT Angiography

September 2, 2015
AngioPlex OCT Angiography has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, Zeiss Medical Technology announced in a press release.This is the first OCT-angiography technology…
Publication Exclusive: Anterior sclerotomy used for adequate haptic externalization in glued IOL surgery

Publication Exclusive: Anterior sclerotomy used for adequate haptic externalization in glued IOL surgery

September 2, 2015
IOL implantation is an essential step for visual rehabilitation in cataract surgery or in cases of secondary IOL placement. When the IOL is placed within a capsular bag…
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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
Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials

Premium Cataract Surgery in 2015: Advances in Technique, Technology, and Premium IOL Materials

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

Patients have high expectations for their visual acuity following cataract surgery and implantation of premium IOLs. To…
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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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