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Bausch + Lomb receives 510(k) clearance for modified Victus interface kit

August 3, 2015

Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for an enhanced patient interface kit for the Victus femtosecond laser platform, according to a company release.

The modified interface kit features a smaller diameter suction clip, a colored suction skirt, multiple suction ports along the inside of the ring and an enhanced contour handle.

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Omeros receives marketing authorization for Omidria in European Union

August 3, 2015
The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Omidria for use in cataract surgery and lens replacement procedures in the European Union, Omeros…
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Shire acquires Foresight Biotherapeutics for $300 million

August 3, 2015
Shire has acquired privately held Foresight Biotherapeutics for a cash payment of $300 million, according to a press release.The acquisition includes the global rights…
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BLOG: Patient financing also can be used as a marketing tool

August 3, 2015
I speak with health care practices on a regular basis. During these conversations, physicians usually ask a range of questions to help determine whether they should…
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Publication Exclusive: Intraoperative aberrometry measurements in cataract surgery spur debate

August 3, 2015
Welcome to CEDARS-ASPENS Debates, a monthly feature in Ocular Surgery News.CEDARS (Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery Society) and ASPENS (American…
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BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

BLOG: Are you a shark or a minnow?

July 22, 2015
Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, applies lessons learned from the television show, “Shark Tank,” to…
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Scott G. Hauswirth, OD, FAAO

OD research addresses all areas of the eye

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
Optometry was well represented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in…
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Donald R. Korb, OD, FAAO

Korb: Pioneer of clinical optometry research

Primary Care Optometry News, July 2015
As part of Primary Care Optometry News’ 20th anniversary celebration, in each issue throughout 2015 we are…
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