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Allergan to acquire AqueSys

September 4, 2015

Allergan will acquire AqueSys in an all cash transaction of $300 million, the company announced in a press release.

Under the terms of the agreement, the upfront payment includes regulatory approval and commercialization milestone payments related to AqueSys' lead development programs including the Xen45 gel stent, the release said.

Speaker: Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Ophthalmologists need to learn more about microbes in order to better treat and understand ocular infections, according to a speaker. “We need…
Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need Meeting News Coverage

Minimally invasive glaucoma procedures address unmet need

September 4, 2015
BARCELONA — Minimally invasive procedures have gained a role in the treatment of glaucoma and should be explored more and used more in the future, according to…
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Hydrophobic acrylic IOL associated with increase in PCO up to 3 years

September 3, 2015
A single-piece hydrophobic acrylic IOL was associated with a significant increase in posterior capsule opacification up to 3 years and stabilization between 3 years and…

Optometry Giving Sight hosts signing for new school of optometry

September 3, 2015
Optometry Giving Sight announced in a press release that it hosted the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the first school of optometry in…
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PCON August 2015

Clinicians agree quality of life is a vital part of comprehensive glaucoma care

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Most eye care providers agree that the goal of glaucoma care is to sustain a patient’s quality of life by…
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Agustin Gonzalez

BLOG: Stay professional on social media

August 27, 2015
Agustin Gonzalez, OD, says that you only have one chance to make a first impression – even on social media.He…
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YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

YAG photoablation effective first-line treatment for vitreous opacities

Primary Care Optometry News, August 2015
Darcy Eberle, OD; Dianne Kowing, OD, FAAO; Ruth Hyatt, OD; William Dunn, MD, FACS
A 56-year-old certified ophthalmic technician presented for a comprehensive eye examination. He was complaining of…
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