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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…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Visual field preserved significantly longer in patients treated with latanoprost

January 29, 2015
Open-angle glaucoma patients who lowered their intraocular pressure with latanoprost demonstrated more visual field preservation than a placebo group, researchers…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

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

Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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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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